|Oxra 10 mg is a prescription drug used to control blood sugar levels in adult patients with Type 2 diabetes.
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Oxra 10 mg
Oxra 10 mg is indicated in adults with Type 2 diabetes to improve blood sugar control along with diet and exercise. It helps to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in people who also have known cardiovascular disease or multiple cardiovascular risk factors. Dapagliflozin is also given in heart failure when the heart is weak and unable to pump sufficient blood to the rest of your body to reduce the risk of death and hospitalization for heart failure. This medicine is not for people with Type 1 diabetes.
How to use (infographics and instructions)
Take Oxra 10 mg tablet before or after consuming food. Stick to the prescribed diet and exercise program while taking this antidiabetic agent. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar level may increase and increase your risk of developing serious complications like blindness and kidney damage. Antidiabetic medicine is a part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction, as advised by the health care specialist. This medicine will cause your urine to test positive for glucose. You may have hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Talk to your doctor if low blood sugar is a problem for you.
Precautions (warning, allergy, things to remember)
Oxra 10mg is not for people with Type 1 diabetes. Do not take Oxra 10 mg if allergic to Dapagliflozin or other medicine ingredients. It is not known if it is safe and effective in children younger than 18 years of age. Avoid taking Dapagliflozin if you have severe renal problems and are taking this medicine to lower your blood sugar.
Inform your health care specialist if you have type 1 diabetes, liver problems, a history of urinary tract infections, have problems with the pancreas, or are pregnant or breastfeeding.
The most common side effects of Oxra 10 mg include fungal infections of the vagina, nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasal passages and throat), and urinary tract infections. It may cause the body to lose too much water. Consume plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Maintaining good hygiene helps to prevent the development of fungal infections in the genital area. Serious side effects of the medicine include dehydration, severe urinary tract infections, and low blood sugar. Rarely, a serious bacterial infection may occur that causes damage to the tissue under the skin in the area between and around the anus and genitals.