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DEJIMA PHARMACY JAPAN

FORXIGA 10mg Tablets [Brand Name]

FORXIGA 10mg Tablets [Brand Name]

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Active ingredient
Dapagliflozin propylene glycolate hydrate
Brand name medicine
FORXIGA
Effects of this medicine
This medicine improves plasma glucose levels by suppressing renal glucose reabsorption leading to urinary glucose excretion, and chronic heart failure or chronic kidney disease by adjusting the amount of fluid or various other actions.
It is usually used to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, chronic heart failure and chronic kidney disease.
Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)
・Type 2 diabetes mellitus: In general, for adults, take 5 mg of dapagliflozin at a time, once a day. If the dose seems to be insufficient, it may be increased to 1 tablet (10 mg of dapagliflozin) at a time, once a day.
Type 1 diabetes mellitus: In general, for adults, take 5 mg of dapagliflozin at a time, once a day, in combination with insulin formulation. If the dose seems to be insufficient, it may be increased to 1 tablet (10 mg of dapagliflozin) at a time, once a day.
Chronic heart failure, chronic kidney disease: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (10 mg of dapagliflozin) at a time, once a day. If you also have type 1 diabetes mellitus, start at 5 mg of dapagliflozin at a time, once a day.
This preparation contains 10 mg of dapagliflozin in a tablet.
In any case, strictly follow the instructions.
・If you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, never discontinue insulin injection.
・If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time
for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist
・If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itching, rash, etc.) to any medicines or foods.
If you have: ketosis (nausea, sweet-sour breath, overbreathing), diabetic coma or precoma, infection, injury, pituitary insufficiency, adrenal insufficiency, urinary tract infection, genital infection, renal dysfunction or liver dysfunction.
If you are in pre/postoperative period, malnourished, overly thin, starving or debilitated.
If you have irregular eating habits or you cannot eat enough.
If you exercise intensely or drink a lot of alcohol.
・If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
・If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)
Precautions while taking this medicine
・Strictly follow the instructions on dietary/exercise therapy. This medicine may cause hypoglycemia symptoms (low blood sugar) (e.g. light headedness, lassitude, cold sweat, palpitation, shivering of limbs). Pay close attention when you perform any operations with potential risk such as working at heights or driving a car. You should inform your family and persons around you about the risk of low blood sugar. If any symptoms of low blood sugar occur, consume sugar or sugar-rich foods immediately. If you are taking α-glucosidase inhibitor (acarbose, voglibose and miglitol) concomitantly, take glucose.
Storage conditions and other information
・Keep out of reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
・Discard the remainder. Do not store them.
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