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    Saxagliptin + Metformin

    Information about Saxagliptin + Metformin

    Saxagliptin + metformin uses

    Saxagliptin+Metformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

    How saxagliptin + metformin works

    This is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Saxagliptin and metformin. Saxagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor which works by increasing the release of insulin from pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels. This reduces both fasting and postmeal sugar levels. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

    Common side effects of saxagliptin + metformin

    Nausea, Flatulence, Indigestion, Dizziness, Headache, Fatigue, Muscle pain, Upper respiratory tract infection, Sinus inflammation, Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea

    Available Medicine for Saxagliptin + Metformin

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 January, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)