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Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Boehringer Ingelheim India Pvt Ltd

Composition

EMPAGLIFLOZIN-10MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's

Product Details

About Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's

Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's contains empagliflozin which belongs to a group of medicines called sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's works by blocking the SGLT2 protein in your kidneys. This causes blood sugar (glucose) to be removed in your urine. Thereby Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's lowers the amount of sugar in your blood.

Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's is prescribed for the condition of type 2 diabetes when diet and exercise alone cannot control their blood sugar levels.  Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's is widely used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes in adult patients.

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic or lifelong disorder that affects the way our body processes glucose. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or the insulin produced is unable to perform its function in the body (insulin resistance). Middle-aged or older individuals are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, so it is also known as adult-onset diabetes.

Usually, Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's does not cause very significant side effects. Common side effects include diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting or a metallic taste in the mouth. In very rare cases, it may cause a condition known as lactic acidosis (too much lactic acid in the body) with symptoms like increased levels of “ketone bodies” in your urine or blood, rapid weight loss, feeling sick or being sick, stomach pain, excessive thirst, fast and deep breathing etc. Your sugar level may go down while taking this medicine with heavy exercise, drinking excessive alcohol, or skipping meals. Talk to the doctor about any of the health conditions listed above that may require urgent medical treatment.

Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's works best when coupled with a healthy lifestyle like losing weight if you are overweight (BMI >25), eating fewer calories (low fat and sugary food), and being more physically active (at least 150 min of activity every week).

Uses of Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Directions for Use

Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor. Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's should be taken with meals to help reduce stomach or bowel side effects or as directed by your doctor. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition. Swallow Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's with a full glass of water.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's

Every medicine has some sort of side effects. In the beginning days of the treatment with Metformin, you may suffer from digestive problems, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and, loss of appetite might occur. But these would be temporary and may be relieved after some time. However, if you still have discomfort speak with your doctor. When taken alone, the Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's does not cause a sudden lowering of blood sugars (hypoglycaemia). But when combined with factors like poor nutrition, skipping meals, alcohol intake or strenuous exercise, it may lead to hypoglycemia (low blood sugars). So it is better to have regular monitoring of blood sugar level. In case any side effect becomes troublesome, speak with your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Some diabetic patient taking Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's may develop a serious condition called lactic acidosis. In lactic acidosis, there is too much of lactic acid accumulated in the blood. So, your liver and kidney proper functioning is required for elimination of excess lactic acid from the blood. You should not take metformin if you have kidney disease, as measured by a blood test. Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's may lower vitamin B-12 levels, so try to have blood test annual blood and vitamin. Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's, when used with insulin, may extremely lower the blood sugar level. So, the doctor may lower the dose of insulin.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    It is advisable not to consume alcohol along with Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's to avoid unpleasant side-effects like lactic acidosis.

  • Pregnancy

    Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's is not recommended during pregnancy. However, your doctor may prescribe it for you during pregnancy if he/she feels that the benefit to you outweighs the risk. You should not take Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's without doctor's advice.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's is not recommended if you are breast-feeding or if you are planning to breast-feed your baby.

  • Driving

    Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's monotherapy (the treatment of a disease with a single drug) does not cause hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) and therefore has no effect on the ability to drive or to use machines.

  • Liver

    Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor depending on your renal functions. Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's is not recommended in severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is therefore important if you're taking Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's.

Other Information (JAR0008)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No. Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's is only prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes also called as 'non-insulin-dependent diabetes'.

Yes, Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's can cause a minor upset of the stomach. However, do not stop taking it. Discuss with your doctor in case of severe stomach upset.

If you feel thirsty after taking Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's, it may be because of dehydration as Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's can lead to loss of fluids. Increase intake of fluids, if even then you feel thirsty please consult your doctor.

If you have symptoms like increased hunger, increased thirst, frequent urination (usually at night), unexplained weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, slow wound/sores healing, and frequent infections, contact doctor as it can be a condition of type 2 diabetes.

In case you feel that your blood sugar level is going down and you are feeling weak, immediately eat sugar candies or drink sugary beverages. It will help to balance the blood sugar levels in your body. So, it is advisable to keep sugar candies with you.

Lactic acidosis is a rare but life-threatening condition when there is too much lactic acid build up in the bloodstream. Long term intake of Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's may lead to lactic acidosis when cells get deprived of oxygen levels. Symptoms of lactic acidosis include the burning sensation of the muscle, muscle ache, fast breathing, nausea, and stomach pain. Immediately contact the doctor about this complication.

Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's should be avoided in patients who are allergic to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients suffering from moderate to severe kidney disease or liver disease. It is also not advised to use this drug if you drink too much alcohol. Make sure to inform your health care professional if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

If you have been affected by diabetes, you should have a test of HbA1c once in three months.

No. Till date there is no clinical evidence that states that Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's affects fertility in either men or women.

Hypoglycaemia refers to low blood sugar levels. The symptoms of hypoglycaemia include nausea, headache, irritability, hunger, sweating, dizziness.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

1102, Hallmark Business Plaza, 11th Floor, Gurunanak Hospital Road, Near Gurunanak Hospital, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051

Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's

Jardiance 10 mg Tablet 10's

MRP: 513.00

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