Onglyza Coupon - Onglyza 5mg tablet


SAXAGLIPTIN helps to treat type 2 diabetes. It helps to control blood sugar. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. Compare gliptins.
Onglyza Coupon - Onglyza 5mg tablet

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Onglyza Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.

A test called the HbA1C (A1C) will be monitored. This is a simple blood test. It measures your blood sugar control over the last 2 to 3 months. You will receive this test every 3 to 6 months.

Learn how to check your blood sugar. Learn the symptoms of low and high blood sugar and how to manage them.

Always carry a quick-source of sugar with you in case you have symptoms of low blood sugar. Examples include hard sugar candy or glucose tablets. Make sure others know that you can choke if you eat or drink when you develop serious symptoms of low blood sugar, such as seizures or unconsciousness. They must get medical help at once.

Tell your doctor or health care professional if you have high blood sugar. You might need to change the dose of your medicine. If you are sick or exercising more than usual, you might need to change the dose of your medicine.

Do not skip meals. Ask your doctor or health care professional if you should avoid alcohol. Many nonprescription cough and cold products contain sugar or alcohol. These can affect blood sugar.

Wear a medical ID bracelet or chain, and carry a card that describes your disease and details of your medicine and dosage times.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common


bladder pain

bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

bloody or cloudy urine

blurred vision

body aches or pain


cold sweats


cool, pale skin



difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficulty with breathing


ear congestion

fast heartbeat


frequent urge to urinate


increased hunger

loss of voice

lower back or side pain

nasal congestion



rapid weight gain

runny nose



slurred speech


sore throat

tingling of the hands or feet

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

Chest pain


darkened urine

decreased urine output

difficulty with swallowing

dilated neck veins

extreme fatigue

flaking or peeling of the skin

hives or skin rash


irregular breathing

irregular heartbeat

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

loss of appetite

pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

severe joint pain

swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower leg

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing


weight gain

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common


pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

redness of the skin



Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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