Active ingredients: dapagliflozin + metformin
What it is used for
Glycaemic control: XIGDUO XR is indicated in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control when treatment with both dapagliflozin and metformin is appropriate,Prevention of hospitalisation for heart failure: XIGDUO XR is indicated in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus and established cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure,(see section 5.1 Pharmacodynamic properties Clinical trials and 4.4 Special warnings and precautions for use for available data on the combination therapy).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Yellow to dark yellow, biconvex, oval-shaped, film-coated tablet with "1073" and "10/1000" debossed on one side and plain on the other side
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient dapagliflozin + metformin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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