Dapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER is a combination of two medicines used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels seen in diabetes. This reduces the chances of serious complications of diabetes and also helps prevent heart disease.
Dapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER can be taken with or without food at any time of day but you should try to take it at the same time every day. The dose will be decided by your doctor. Don’t stop taking it without asking your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.
The most common side effects of this medicine include sore throat, nasal congestion, runny nose, headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Drinking plenty of fluids while using it will help prevent dehydration. Some people may develop fungal infections in the genital area. Maintaining good hygiene can help prevent this.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or a urinary tract infection or if you are on water pills (diuretics). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.
USES OF DAPAGLYN M TABLET ER
- Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
BENEFITS OF DAPAGLYN M TABLET ER
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitusDapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER is a medicine that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It helps get rid of extra glucose from your body through urine. Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level, you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems and loss of limbs. This medicine will reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease if you have type 2 diabetes and already have cardiovascular disease.
Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed because it is protecting your future health.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DAPAGLYN M TABLET ERMost side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Dapaglyn M
- Sore throat
- Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
- Runny nose
- Genital fungal infection
HOW TO USE DAPAGLYN M TABLET ERTake this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER is to be taken with food.
HOW DAPAGLYN M TABLET ER WORKSDapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Dapagliflozin and Metformin. Dapagliflozin works by removing excess sugar (glucose) from your body through urine. Metformin works by lowering sugar production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.
SAFETY ADVICEAlcoholUNSAFEIt is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER.PregnancyCONSULT YOUR DOCTORDapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.Breast feedingCONSULT YOUR DOCTORDapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.DrivingCAUTIONYour ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.KidneyCAUTIONDapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.LiverCAUTIONDapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dapaglyn M 1000 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dapagliflozin 10 mg + Metformin Hydrochloride IP 1000 mg
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