Active Ingredient: Saxagliptin
Saxagliptin is indicated in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control:
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
Oral, 5 milligrams saxagliptin, once daily.
The recommended dose of saxagliptin is 5 mg once daily. When saxagliptin is used in combination with insulin or a sulphonylurea, a lower dose of the insulin or sulphonylurea may be required to reduce the risk of hypoglycaemia.
The safety and efficacy of saxagliptin as triple oral therapy in combination with metformin and a thiazolidinedione have not been established.
If a dose is missed, it should be taken as soon as the patient remembers. A double dose should not be taken on the same day.
It can be taken with or without a meal at any time of the day.
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