Empagliflozin is used to improve blood and sugar levels while exercising with adults who are on Type 2 diabetes mellites. This medicine is advised to be taken with diet and exercise. Empagliflozin is used to reduce the risk of death from stroke, heart attack, or heart failure in patients who have type 2 diabetes and are also diagnosed with the disease.
The empagliflozin is also used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Your doctor might also recommend you this medicine to the person not recommended in this list.
Read the leaflet provided by your pharmacist or comes with medicine before you start taking this medicine. Take this medication by mouth with or without food, as your doctor recommends. The general recommendation is once tablet in the morning.
Take this medicine once a day, in the morning, with or without a meal, or based on your doctor’s recommendation.
The dosage, duration of treatment, and length of treatment depend on the patient’s condition and doctor’s recommendation.
For maximum benefit and speedy recovery, use this medicine regularly. And to remember the dose, take this medication regularly around the same time.
Here are some side effects of Xenglu
• Difficulty in breathing
• Swelling on face, lips, tongue, and throat.
• Frequent urination
• Stomach upset
• Metallic taste in the mouth.
This tablet may also appear on your stool.
When Not to Use
This medicine might contain some hyperactive ingredients so, patients who are hypersensitive to drugs are not advised to use this medicine.
• Tell your doctor if you have any medical history related to severe breathing problems like obstructive lungs disease, severe asthma, kidney disease, liver disease, pancreas disease (pancreatitis), stones in your gallbladder (gallstones)
• While on this medication, you might experience blurred vision, drowsiness, dizziness, low and high blood pressure. So, make sure you don’t use or drive any machinery or perform any activities that require clear vision and alertness.
• Use this medicine with caution in hepatic impairment and heart failure patients.
• If you are pregnant, ask your doctor before using this medicine.
• Don’t use this medicine in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis.