Saxagliptin Drug Information
If you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your healthcare provider may recommend taking medication to get your blood sugar under control. Saxagliptin (Onglyza™) is one such product; it is approved for adults only and is meant to be used in combination with appropriate changes in diet and exercise. The medication comes in tablet form and is typically taken once a day. Headaches and upper respiratory tract infections are possible side effects.
Before starting treatment, it's important to review saxagliptin's safety information. This drug may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions, such as kidney disease or any allergies, or are taking any other type of medicine, including nonprescription products, herbal supplements, or vitamins.
(Click Saxagliptin for more information about this drug, including details on who makes it, what to expect during treatment, and what to do if you miss a dose.)