What Are The Uses Of Saxagliptin?
Saxagliptin, a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor, is used in the treatment of following conditions:
Type 2 diabetes so that the adverse effects of diabetes like renal damage nerve problems blindness etc are controlled.
What Are The Side Effects Of Saxagliptin?
Saxagliptin is usually safe and no serious side effects are caused. But some patients may experience:
- Low blood sugar levels (Symptoms of low blood sugar are sweating, fast heartbeat, blurred vision, tingling hands and feet, shaking/hunger).
What Are The Contraindications Of Saxagliptin?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity towards the drug saxagliptin or any other allergies
- Stones in gall bladder
- Kidney problems
- Heart failure
- High levels of triglycerides in blood