How much Glyxambi can you take?

The typical starting dose of Glyxambi is 10 mg empagliflozin/5 mg linagliptin once daily. Your doctor will likely recommend you take this dose in the morning. Depending on how your body responds, your doctor may increase your dose to the maximum dose of 25 mg empagliflozin/5 mg linagliptin.

How often do you take Glyxambi?

Typical dosing for Glyxambi (empaglifozin / linagliptin)

The recommended starting dose is 1 tablet (10 mg empagliflozin and 5 mg linagliptin) once daily in the morning.

Does Glyxambi cause kidney damage?

This medication may cause you to become dehydrated. This can lead to serious kidney damage. Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if you are not able to drink fluids as usual, or losing fluid (such as due to vomiting, diarrhea, or heavy sweating).

When is the best time to take Glyxambi?

Glyxambi is usually taken in the morning, with or without food. Your blood sugar will need to be checked often, and you may also need to test the level of ketones in your urine. Empagliflozin can cause life-threatening ketoacidosis (too much acid in the blood).

Is Glyxambi better than metformin?

Approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is based on data from a phase III trial showing that Glyxambi given as an adjunct to metformin was superior in reducing hemoglobin A1c (A1c) levels when compared with either empagliflozin or linagliptin alone (P<0.001 for all comparisons; see Table).

Can you overdose on Glyxambi?

Glyxambi Overdose
If Glyxambi is administered by a healthcare provider in a medical setting, it is unlikely that an overdose will occur. However, if overdose is suspected, seek emergency medical attention.

Can you take Glyxambi at night?

There are 2 strengths of Glyxambi. Each tablet contains 5mg of linagliptin and the amount of empagliflozin is either 10mg or 25mg. The usual dose is 1 tablet, taken once a day. You can take it any time of day, either with or without food.

What is a good substitute for Glyxambi?

No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Glyxambi available in the United States. Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Glyxambi. These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe.

How effective is Glyxambi?

GLYXAMBI has been proven to lower fasting blood sugar (the measurement taken before your first meal of the day) by an average of 33 points.

Is there an alternative for Glyxambi?

Glyxambi is the only drug in the SGLT2 inhibitor/gliptin combinations class. There are currently no generic alternatives to Glyxambi.

Does Glyxambi cause sugar in urine?

When taking GLYXAMBI, you may have sugar in your urine, which will show up on a urine test. Your healthcare provider may do blood tests to check how well your kidneys are working before and during your treatment with GLYXAMBI.

What happens if I stop taking Glyxambi?

However, it’s possible that stopping Glyxambi treatment could make your blood sugar levels harder to manage. This is because the drug will no longer be working to keep them low. It’s important to talk with your doctor before you stop taking Glyxambi.