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Brand name: Xultophy TM

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
  • Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

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 Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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.

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