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What Is Saxagliptin
Approximately yes: It may be approximately but no comparitve studies have been done. Sexaglyptine sold under brand name Onglyza (saxagliptin) has staring dose 2.5 mgm and maximum dose 5mgm.And sitaglyptin sold under brand name januvia starting dose is 50 mgm and maximum dose of 100 mgm daily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trade Name/Clinical: Saxaglipitin is the chemical name which presumably was named by the drug company who created it. Onglyza (saxagliptin) is the brand or trade name saxaglipitin was marketed under. Trade names are chosen for their uniqueness, and drug companies usually undergo extensive public evaluations to determine their acceptance by the public they will be marketed to. ...Read more
I qm takng onglyza (saxagliptin) 5 mg once a day. Is there any problem if i swith to sitagliptin 100 mg once a day?
Should not be: But double check with your doc before switching. Better be safe and know all the details about you. ...Read more
Possibly: Luvox (fluxoxamine, an SSRI) is predominantly metabolized in the liver. it can inhibit (slow down) cytochromes in the liver, which r used 2 metabolize other drugs. This would have the effect of increasing the circulating levels of certain other meds. taking Luvox can increase the blood level of vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin) or onglaza. Discuss potential interactions with ur doc & determine the best treatment 4 u :) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take onglyza (saxagliptin) 2.5 mg for 2 years. I'm worried about pancreatitis. Is the drug safe? I'm very tired of having the disease.
Why does onglyza (saxagliptin) have only 2.5mg & 5mg while metformin has 500mg & 1000mg? Why is there big difference in terms of chemical amount?
Two different compou: These are two different compounds and belong to different group of medicines, and their effectiveness is based on different dosage.All meds are different compounds and different dosage. ...Read more
I'm taking onglyza (saxagliptin) 2.5mg and metformin 500mg for a month now. Is this safe? I want to be off these medicines. Will I be cured if taking them?
Is it safe to take 5 metformin pills & 5 onglyza (saxagliptin) pills on 1 day and take a break for 5 days while fasting?
Recently prescribed cardizem 120 daily-concerned about interactions with vytoryn 10/20..Onglyza (saxagliptin) 5mg and andro gel 1.62 -3 pumps?
My A1c is 6.5. Is that good enough. I want it to be lower to stop taking medicine. Now I take 1 metformin 500mg 1 day and next day have 2.5 mg onglyza (saxagliptin)?
Good control: Your A1c is very good and at goal. At this level, your risk of getting diabetes complications is low. If you want to lower the amount of pills, try to lose weight if you are overweight or obese. Remain active as this makes your Insulin more sensitive. You should be taking metformin and Onglyza (saxagliptin) everyday instead of alternating every other day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does onglyza (saxagliptin) cause pan·cre·a·ti·tis if taken for a long time? Is lupus considered as cancer?
Side effect and no.: Pancreatitis is a side effect of onglyza (saxagliptin). Usually side effects are unpredictable complications of a drug, not necessarily related to dose or time interval. Lupus is not cancer. It is type of autoimmune disease that can affect pretty much any part of the body, and sometimes can be quite serious, but it is not cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer