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Dapagliflozin And Metformin

Xigduo XR

DAPAGLIFLOZIN; METFORMIN is a combination of 2 medicines used to treat type 2 diabetes. This medicine lowers blood sugar. Treatment is combined with a balanced diet and exercise. Compare SGLT2 inhibitor / biguanide combinations.
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Dapagliflozin And Metformin Latest News

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New FDA Safety Alert: Invokana and Farxiga for Diabetes

The GoodRx Pharmacist - July 06, 2016

In June 2016, the FDA issued a safety alert for canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet), used to treat type 2 diabetes.

Now, another warning has been issued, for Invokana and Invokamet along with another similar diabetes medication, dapagliflozin (Farxiga and Xigduo XR).

According to the FDA, canagliflozin and dapagliflozin may cause an increased risk of acute kidney injury. The previous warning for canagliflozin was for an increased risk of foot and leg amputations—all serious stuff. See More

Ketoacidosis Warning Issued for New Diabetes Meds

The GoodRx Pharmacist - May 21, 2015

On May 15, 2015, the FDA issued a warning for the newest class of diabetes medications, SGLT2 inhibitors.

According to the FDA, the medications in this class may lead to a serious and life-threatening condition known as ketoacidosis.

Which medications are considered SGLT2 inhibitors?

These medications also contain SGLT2 inhibitors in combination with other active ingredients:

What should I do if I am taking one of these medications?

If you are taking one of the medications listed above DO NOT stop your medication without talking to your doctor. See More

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