For adults with type 2 diabetes, in addition to diet and exercise
Being inspired to fight back against your type 2 diabetes is an important first step in your treatment plan. Sometimes, one of the next steps is taking a medication that may help control your blood sugar.
FARXIGA (far-SEE-guh) is a once-daily pill taken in the morning with or without food.
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 may cause serious side effects including:
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.
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How FARXIGA works
FARXIGA works with the body to flush sugar away in urine.Learn more about how FARXIGA works ›
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Talk to your doctor about FARXIGA
Use the Doctor Discussion Guide to start a conversation with your doctor about FARXIGA.
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).