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Side effect(s) of Ertugliflozin

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

Common: Frequent urination, low blood sugar level, genital fungal infections

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, pain in the stomach, vomiting

Cardiovascular: Low blood volume, low blood pressure, faster heartbeat, increased LDL-cholesterol level in blood

Nervous system: Confusion, dizziness, headache, irritability, weakness

Respiratory: Difficulty in breathing, nasopharyngitis

Kidney: Urinary tract infections (pyelonephritis, urosepsis or bladder infections), pain or burning sensation while passing urine, blood in urine, reduced kidney function

Others: Foot ulcers or sores, fever, pain or tenderness in the lower limbs, pain in the back, reduced weight, increased thirst

Some of the side effects mentioned above could be due to ketoacidosis.

Other Precautions :  Ertugliflozin may increase urinary glucose excretion. This could result in positive test results for urinary glucose even in patients with adequate blood glucose control.
Patients should be advised to not to stand up suddenly from sitting or lying position to prevent from falling due to the risk of orthostatic hypotension.
Avoid alcohol consumption as it may cause fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Do not change the dose of ertugliflozin or diet plan without the approval of the treating physician.
Do not take extra tablets to make up the missed dose.

Drug Name : Ertugliflozin

Ertugliflozin generic Ertugliflozin tablet is a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor which is prescribed for adult patients with type 2 diabetes as an adjunct therapy to diet control and exercise with a focus to improve glycemic control. It is prescribed either as a monotherapy or in combination with metformin or sitagliptin .
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