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XENGLU MET 12.5/500MG TAB
XENGLU MET 12.5/500MG TAB are the two medications included in this prescription. It is used to manage high blood sugar in persons with type 2 diabetes together with a healthy diet and exercise regimen. Keeping blood sugar levels under control helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve damage, limb loss, and issues with sexual function.
Uses of XENGLU MET 12.5/500MG TAB
- There are two medications included in this prescription.
- It is used to manage high blood sugar in persons with type 2 diabetes together with a healthy diet and exercise regimen.
- Keeping blood sugar levels under control helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve damage, limb loss, and issues with sexual function.
- Your chance of having a heart attack or stroke may be reduced if your diabetes is well controlled.
- The way that these drug works is by assisting in restoring your body’s appropriate reaction to the insulin that you naturally make.
- Additionally, it lessens the amount of sugar your liver produces, your kidneys remove more of it, and your body absorbs less of it through your stomach and intestines.
- There could be headaches, dribbling, nausea, vomiting, runny nose, or sore throat.
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if any of these side effects persist or worsen.
- Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you get stomach issues later (after taking the same dose for a few days or weeks).
- After the first several days of treatment, you may experience stomach symptoms that could be lactic acidosis.
- Keep in mind that your doctor ordered this medication because she felt the benefit to you outweighed the risk of adverse effects.
- The adverse effects of this medicine are generally not severe in users.
- Tell your doctor right away if you experience any severe side effects, such as indications of a urinary tract infection (such as burning, painful, frequent urination, or pink or bloody urine)
- Indications of kidney disease, or any other symptoms.
How To Use
- Before starting this medication and each time you get a refill, read the Medication Guide and, if it’s available, the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist.
- Ask your pharmacist or doctor if you have any questions. As directed by your doctor, take this medication by mouth twice daily with food.
- Your medical condition, response to treatment, and any other medications you may be taking all play a role in determining the dosage.
- All of your products—prescription and nonprescription, as well as herbal products—should be disclosed to your doctor and pharmacist.
- Your doctor may instruct you to begin taking this medication at a low dose and gradually increase it to lower your risk of side effects like diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
- Carefully follow your doctor’s instructions.
- Interactions with other drugs can alter the way your medications work or make you more likely to get serious side effects.
- All possible drug interactions are not covered in this document.
- Share a list with your doctor and pharmacist of all the products you use, both prescription and nonprescription, as well as herbal products.
- Metoprolol, propranolol, and glaucoma eye drops like timolol are beta-blocker medications that may prevent the fast/pounding heartbeat you typically experience when your blood sugar falls too low (hypoglycemia).
- Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medication without first getting your doctor’s approval.
- These medications do not affect other symptoms of low blood sugar, such as dizziness, hunger, or sweating.
When Not To Use
Patients with a history of drug hypersensitivity should not take it.
- If you are allergic to metformin or empagliflozin, tell your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medication; or if you are allergic to anything else.
- There is a possibility that this product contains inactive ingredients, which may result in issues such as allergic reactions.
- For further information, consult your pharmacist. Inform your doctor or pharmacist of your medical history before taking this medication, especially of: breathing issues, such as asthma and obstructive lung disease
- Kidney and liver disease
- Alcohol use or abuse
- Yeast infections in the genital area
- Heart disease
- Such as heart failure or a recent heart attack
- And blood issues