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Brand name: Jardiance

Jardiance is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) empagliflozin. On this page you will find out more about Jardiance, 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: empagliflozin

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Jardiance 10 mg film-coated tablet, 30

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

Glycaemic control JARDIANCE is indicated in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycaemic control in adults as: - Monotherapy: When diet and exercise alone do not provide adequate glycaemic control in patients for whom use of metformin is considered inappropriate due to intolerance. - Add-on combination therapy: In combination with other glucoselowering medicinal products including insulin, when these, together with diet and exercise, do not provide adequate glycaemic control (see CLINICAL TRIALS). Prevention of cardiovascular death JARDIANCE is indicated in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and established cardiovascular disease to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death (see CLINICAL TRIALS). To prevent cardiovascular deaths, JARDIANCE should be used in conjunction with other measures to reduce cardiovascular risk in line with the current standard of care.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Pale yellow, round, biconvex and bevel-edged film-coated tablet, debossed with 'S10' on one side, the other side debossed with the BI company symbol

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Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
10: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
30: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
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 November 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.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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