Empagliflozin is a generic name of Jardiance. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes by helping your kidneys remove sugar from your blood through your pee. This decreases your blood sugar. It can also lower your risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart failure. A healthcare provider may recommend changes to your diet and exercise if you take this medication.
This medicine may be used for other purposes ask your healthcare or pharmacist if you have questions. Take this medicine by mouth with water. Take it as directed on the prescription label at the same time every day. Talk to your care team about the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed. This medicine is only for you if your doctor prescribes it. Do not share this medicine with others. Learn more about Jardiance’s side effects.
If you think you have taken too much of the Empagliflozin (Jardiance) contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. Do not take this dosage without your doctor’s information. Always take the dosage your doctor prescribes.
Empagliflozin (Jardiance) may be used in many treatments like blood sugar decreases, heart attack, and stroke. However, it has many common and serious side effects of this medicine.
These side effects include:
Dehydration increased thirst, dry mouth, headache, dark or yellow urine
Genital yeast infection redness, swelling, pain, odor thick or lumpy discharge
DKA increases thirst and the amount of urine, fatigue, and fruity odor to breath
New pain and tenderness, change in skin color, sores or ulcers, infection of the legs or foot
Allergic reaction skin rash, itching, hives, swelling of the face lips tongue, or throat
What i if miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses. You should not miss the dose. You should stop this medicine if your doctor asks you to stop. To get information about drugs or hydroxyzine for sleep.
Empagliflozin (Jardiance) may interact with other medications.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your healthcare provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also, tell them if you smoke use alcohol or illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Before taking Empagliflozin (Jardince) tell your doctor or pharmacist. Keep out of the research of children or pets. Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C(68 and 77 degrees F). Get rid of any unused medication after the expiration date. To get rid of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.
What condition if you do not take the medicine?
If you have an allergic reaction or during pregnancy. During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when needed. Pregnancy may cause or worsen diabetes. Discuss a plan with your doctor for managing your blood sugar while pregnant. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Always keep this medicine reach from the children. Good hygiene and drinking lots of water are your best defense. When you start Empagliflozin (Jardiance) you may experience increased urination, so try to stay hydrated. Keep your healthcare informed about any noticeable changes you experience while taking a new medication they may be able to help with side effects or identify early signs of a larger problem.