Active ingredients: empagliflozin + metformin
What it is used for
JARDIAMET is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus when treatment with both empagliflozin and metformin is appropriate (see Sections 4.2 Dose and method of administration and 5.1 Pharmacodynamic properties - Clinical trials).,Empagliflozin is indicated in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus and established cardiovascular disease to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death (see Section 5.1 Pharmacodynamic properties - Clinical trials).,To prevent cardiovascular deaths, empagliflozin should be used in conjunction with other measures to reduce cardiovascular risk in line with the current standard of care.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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Orange yellow, oval, biconvex film-coated tablets. One side is debossed with the BI company symbol and "S5" the other side is debossed with "500".
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on January 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient empagliflozin + 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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Reporting side effects
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