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Forxiga

Forxiga

Manufacturer:

AstraZeneca

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Dapagliflozin
Indications/Uses
Adjunct to diet & exercise in adults w/ type 2 DM. May be given as monotherapy or combination w/ other medicinal products for type 2 DM. Prevention of new or worsening heart failure or CV death, nephropathy in T2D patients. Treatment of heart failure w/ reduced ejection fraction in adult patients w/ or w/o T2D. Treatment of heart failure w/ reduced ejection fraction.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Monotherapy & add-on combination therapy 10 mg once daily. Initial combination therapy 10 mg + metformin 500 mg once daily. Heart failure 10 mg once daily & can be used in conjunction w/ other heart failure therapies.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Severe renal impairment (eGFR <30 mL/min/m2) or end-stage renal disease. Not to be used in 2nd & 3rd trimester of pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents.
Adverse Reactions
Genital infections; UTI; back pain; polyuria.
Drug Interactions
Decreased systemic exposure w/ rifampin. Increased systemic exposure w/ mefenamic acid.
ATC Classification
A10BK01 - dapagliflozin ; Belongs to the class of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Forxiga FC tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
28's
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