What is Dapagliflozin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Farxiga Forxiga

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See also: Dapagliflozin-metformin Xigduo

Dapagliflozin is an oral medication used to treat Type 2 Diabetes. This agent exerts its effect by increasing the amount of glucose (or sugar) that the body passes from the blood into the urine, thereby lowering blood glucose levels.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
4
Moderate
4
Mild
4
None
12

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dapagliflozin

Side effect Patients
Frequent urination 2
Sore throat 2
Thrush 2
Vaginal yeast infection 2
Bacterial vaginosis 1
Decreased kidney function 1

Show all 17 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dapagliflozin

Dosage Patients
10 mg daily 6
1 mg daily 1
5 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Dapagliflozin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Dapagliflozin

Duration

Currently taking Dapagliflozin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 4

Stopped taking Dapagliflozin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 20
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 20
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 11
Not specified 12

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Dapagliflozin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Metformin (Glucophage) 3
Pioglitazone (Actos) 3
Exenatide (Byetta) 2
Gliclazide (Diamicron) 2
Liraglutide (Victoza) 2

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Patients stopped taking Dapagliflozin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Empaglifozin (Jardiance) 2
Sitagliptin (Januvia) 1
Sitagliptin-metformin (Janumet) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Dapagliflozin.