For adults with type 2 diabetes, in addition to diet and exercise
You and your doctor may have discussed the benefits as well as the possible risks of taking FARXIGA (far-SEE-guh), and how it may help you achieve your treatment goals.
Potential benefits of using FARXIGA for adults with type 2 diabetes, in addition to diet and exercise:
In studies, FARXIGA:
Additionally, FARXIGA may help you:
FARXIGA is not a weight-loss or blood-pressure drug.
Individual results may vary.
†With FARXIGA at 12 weeks.
‡When used with metformin.
Do not take FARXIGA if you:
FARXIGA has been tested in 24 clinical studies that looked at its benefits and safety. The studies had more than 11,000 adults with type 2 diabetes, including more than 6,000 patients treated with FARXIGA.
FARXIGA, combined with diet and exercise, was studied alone as well as in combination with other diabetes medicines you may be taking. The other medicines included metformin, glimepiride, pioglitazone, insulin, and sitagliptin.
FARXIGA can cause serious side effects, including:
See the What is the most important information I should know about FARXIGA? section.
The most common medication side effects of FARXIGA include:
These are not all the possible side effects of FARXIGA. For more information, please read the Medication Guide; ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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The most common side effects of FARXIGA include yeast infections of the vagina or penis, and changes in urination, including urgent need to urinate more often, in larger amounts, or at night.
FARXIGA is a prescription medicine used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes.
FARXIGA should not be used to treat people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis (increased ketones in your blood or urine).