Jardiance (empagliflozin) is an oral
diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. Empagliflozin works by
helping the kidneys get rid of glucose from your bloodstream.
25 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by removing excess sugar
from your body through urine.
JARDIANCE TABLETS USES:
used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults
with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Jardiance is also
used to lower the risk of death from heart attack, stroke, or
heart failure in adults with type 2 diabetes who also have heart disease.
used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood
sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood
sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems,
loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Empagliflozin is also used in
patients with type 2 diabetes and heart disease to lower
the risk of death from heart attack or stroke. Empagliflozin
works by increasing the removal of sugar by your kidneys.
COMMON SIDE EFFECT:
urination, dizziness, or lightheadedness may occur. If any of
these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor
or pharmacist promptly.
To reduce the risk of dizziness and
lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed
this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you
is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do
not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any
serious side effects, including: signs of a urinary tract
infection (such as burning/painful/frequent/urgent urination, pink/blood
urine), signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of
JARDIANCE TABLETS- DRUG PRECAUTIONS:
Before taking empagliflozin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details
Before using this medication, tell
your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially
of: kidney problems (such as kidney
dialysis), liver problems, dehydration, heart
failure, and low blood pressure, and high cholesterol, history
of yeast infections in the vagina or penis.
You may experience blurred
vision, dizziness, or drowsiness due to extremely low or high blood
sugar. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness
or clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities
TABLETS- DRUG INTERACTIONS:
interactions may change how your medications work
or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain
all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use
(including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it
with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not starts, stop, or change the dosage
of any medicines without your doctor's approval.
medications (such as metoprolol, propranolol, glaucoma eye drops
such as timolol) may prevent the fast/pounding heartbeat you would usually
feel when your blood sugar falls too low (hypoglycemia).
Other symptoms of low blood sugar, such as dizziness, hunger,
or sweating, are unaffected by these drugs.
Many drugs can affect your blood sugar, making
it harder to control. Before you start, stop, or change any medication,
talk with your doctor or pharmacist about how the medication may affect
your blood sugar. Check your blood sugar regularly as
directed and share the results with your doctor. Tell your doctor right away if
you have symptoms of high or low blood sugar. (See also Side Effects
section.) Your doctor may need to adjust
your diabetes medication, exercise program, or diet.