Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Lyxumia Injection

Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Lyxumia Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Lyxumia Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Lyxumia Injection works

Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the release of insulin from pancreas, decreases hormones that raise blood sugar levels, slows down digestion, and reduces appetite.

Lyxumia Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
Liver
Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection may cause nausea. To avoid it, eat smaller meals, limit fatty food intake and stop eating when you feel full.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you have severe and/or persistent upper abdominal pain.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If the next dose is within the next 72 hours, then skip the missed dose.
  • Store the pen in the refrigerator. When refrigeration is not possible, you can also keep your pen at room temperature (less than 30°C) for up to 2 weeks.
  • Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection helps to control blood glucose levels and prevents long-term complications of diabetes.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Lyxumia 20 mcg Injection.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lyxumia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lyxumia

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High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
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