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Saxagliptin And Metformin Coupon - Saxagliptin And Metformin 2.5mg/1000mg tablet
Saxagliptin And Metformin

Kombiglyze XR

Metformin/saxagliptin (Kombiglyze XR) is an expensive drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. This medicine lowers blood sugar. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Kombiglyze XR. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare gliptin / biguanide combinations.
Saxagliptin And Metformin Coupon - Saxagliptin And Metformin 2.5mg/1000mg tablet

Insurance Coverage: Many major insurance plans no longer cover Kombiglyze XR starting in 2016. Learn More

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Saxagliptin And Metformin 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 high or low 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.

This medicine may cause ovulation in premenopausal women who do not have regular monthly periods. This may increase your chances of becoming pregnant. You should not take this medicine if you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant. Talk with your doctor or health care professional about your birth control options while taking this medicine. Contact your doctor or health care professional right away if think you are pregnant.

If you are going to need surgery, a MRI, CT scan, or other procedure, tell your doctor that you are taking this medicine. You may need to stop taking this medicine before the procedure.

If you see part of the tablet in your stool, and this occurs several times, tell your doctor or health care professional.

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

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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

Anxiety

bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

blurred vision

body aches or pain

chills

cold sweats

confusion

cool, pale skin

cough

depression

difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficulty with breathing

dizziness

ear congestion

fast heartbeat

fever

frequent urge to urinate

headache

increased hunger

loss of voice

lower back or side pain

nasal congestion

nausea

nightmares

runny nose

seizures

shakiness

slurred speech

sneezing

sore throat

unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

Cough or hoarseness

Incidence not known

Black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

constipation

darkened urine

difficulty with swallowing

hives or skin rash

indigestion

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

pinpoint red spots on the skin

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

tightness in the chest

unusual bleeding or bruising

vomiting

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:

More common

Diarrhea

muscle aches

Less common

Abdominal or stomach pain

itching

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

redness of the skin

weakness

welts

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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