Xigduo XR 5/1000 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) dapagliflozin + metformin. On this page you will find out more about Xigduo XR 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: dapagliflozin + metformin
Information for medicine and pack size:
Xigduo XR 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
XIGDUO 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 dapagliflozin and metformin is appropriate (see CLINICAL TRIALS and PRECAUTIONS for available data on the combination therapy)
Table of characteristics
pink to dark pink, biconvex, oval-shaped, film-coated tablet with "1071" and "5/1000" debossed on one side and plain on the other side
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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: 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 in Original Container|
|Life time||36 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 October 2017
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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