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Side effect(s) of Dapagliflozin

Read the side effects of Dapagliflozin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

General: Weakness, feeling tired.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, pain in the stomach.

Urinary System: Frequent urination which may result in dehydration and low blood pressure; urinary and genital fungal infection or other urinary tract infections resulting in symptoms of burning sensation while urinating, vaginal discharge in women, cloudy urine or penis discharge in men; and reduced kidney function which can cause bone fractures.

Allergic reactions: Rash, hives, itching of the skin, breathing difficulties, swelling of the face, lips, mouth or the tongue.

Blood: Low blood sugar levels, increase in cholesterol levels.

Other Precautions :  Consuming alcohol may cause changes in the blood sugar level; consult with your physician on the safe use of alcohol while taking dapagliflozin.

Caution should be exercised in patients with low blood pressure during treatment with dapagliflozin. Low blood volume should be corrected before treatment with dapagliflozin.

It should be used with caution in patients at a risk for bone fracture.

Drug Name : Dapagliflozin

Dapagliflozin generic Dapagliflozin is a sodium - glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor (SGLT2) which is prescribed to lower the blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Dapagliflozin is usually given along with diet and exercise. The drug mainly acts by causing the kidneys to get rid of glucose in the urine.
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