Get dosing information on FARXIGA® (dapagliflozin), for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Visit for more. Forxiga is indicated in adults aged 18 years and older with type 2 diabetes Forxiga can be taken orally once daily at any time of day with or without food. FORXIGA® is a registered trademark of AstraZeneca AB, used under . Monotherapy: FORXIGA (dapagliflozin) is indicated for use as an.

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Effects of dapagliflozin, an SGLT2 inhibitor, on HbA 1cbody weight, and hypoglycemia risk in patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled on pioglitazone monotherapy.

Check out the Patient Dialogue section for thought starters on guiding initial conversations and answering patient questions. Randomized, double-blind, phase 3 trial of triple therapy with dapagliflozin add-on to saxagliptin plus metformin in type 2 diabetes.

Serious outcomes have included hospitalization, surgeries, and death. Talk to your healthcare provider if you experience redness, itching, or swelling of the penis; rash of the penis; foul smelling discharge from the penis; or pain in the skin around penis. Certain uncircumcised men may have swelling of the penis that makes it difficult to pull back the skin around the tip of the penis Increase in bad cholesterol LDL-C.

Dapagliflozin monotherapy in type 2 diabetic patients with inadequate glycemic control by diet and exercise: Patients experienced relief of symptoms upon discontinuation. There have been postmarketing reports of acute pancreatitis in patients taking saxagliptin and in the SAVOR cardiovascular outcomes trial. Consider other antidiabetic therapies in patients with a history of pancreatitis Hypoglycemia Risk of hypoglycemia is increased when exenatide is coadministered with insulin or insulin secretagogues.


AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Sign up for support The secret to managing type 2 diabetes is to take small steps… and your first step is to sign farxigs now. Both saxagliptin and dapagliflozin can individually increase the risk of hypoglycemia when co-administered with insulin and insulin secretagogues. In the SAVOR cardiovascular outcomes trial, more patients treated with saxagliptin farxxiga hospitalized for heart failure compared to placebo.

Diab Vasc Dis Res. Accessed September 18, Elderly patients and patients with impaired renal function may be more susceptible to these changes. FARXIGA should not be used to treat people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis increased ketones in your blood or urine.

Dosing Information for FARXIGA® (dapagliflozin)

Consider discontinuing drug if appropriate. Use caution in patients with a history of angioedema to another DPP-4 inhibitor. Ketoacidosis has been reported in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes receiving dapagliflozin.

Consider lowering the dose of these agents when farxiha with BYDUREON Acute Kidney Injury and Impairment of Renal Function Altered renal function, including increased serum creatinine, renal impairment, worsened chronic renal failure, and acute renal failure, sometimes requiring hemodialysis and kidney transplantation have been reported.

FARXIGA helps lower A1C by up to 1.2% points.

Tell patients to report development of blisters or erosions. FARXIGA is a prescription medicine used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. Not available for government-insured patients.


FARXIGA is indicated as pu adjunct to diet and exercise to improve garxiga control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Long-term efficacy of dapagliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus receiving high doses of insulin: Should not be used to treat type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis Use with prandial insulin has not been studied Do not coadminister with other exenatide-containing products Not studied in patients with a history of pancreatitis.

Long-term glycaemic response and tolerability of dapagliflozin versus a sulphonylurea as add-on therapy to metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes: Advise females of potential risk to a fetus especially during the second and third trimesters. From the triumvirate to the ominous octet: Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include skin rash, raised red patches on your skin hivesswelling of the face, lips, tongue, and throat that may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing.

Symptoms of low blood sugar include shaking, sweating, fast heartbeat, dizziness, hunger, headache, and irritability. The most common side effects of FARXIGA include yeast infections of the vagina or penis, and changes in urination, including urgent need to urinate more often, in larger amounts, or at night.

An imbalance in bladder cancers was observed in clinical trials.

Symptoms may include nausea, tiredness, vomiting, trouble breathing, and abdominal pain.