Kombiglyze XR 2.5/1000 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) saxagliptin + metformin. On this page you will find out more about Kombiglyze XR 2.5/1000, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: saxagliptin + metformin
Information for medicine and pack size:
Kombiglyze XR 2.5/1000 modified release tablet, 56
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
KOMBIGLYZE XR is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus when treatment with both saxagliptin and metformin is appropriate (see Clinical Trials and Dosing and Administration for data on combinations studied).
Table of characteristics
Pale yellow to light yellow, biconvex, capsule shaped, film-coated tablet, with 2.5/1000 printed on one side and 4222 printed on the other side,in blue ink
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
14 tablets (sample pack): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
56 tablets (trade pack): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Store at room temperature|
|Life time||36 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 April 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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