Active ingredients: insulin degludec + liraglutide
What it is used for
Xultophy is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycaemic control in combination with metformin, with or without other oral glucose-lowering medicinal products (see Section 5.1 Pharmacodynamic Properties-Clinical trials and Section 4.4 Special Warnings and Precautions for Use for available data on the different combinations).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Clear, colourless solution provided in a 3 mL pre-filled multidose disposable pen.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Reporting side effects
This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.