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Dapa-Met 5 mg / 850 mg tablets

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Dapa-Met 5 mg / 850 mg tablets is composed of Dapagliflozin (5 mg )Metformin HCI ( 850 mg)

Dapagliflozin is a medicine that works as an anti-diabetic, and is used for treating type 2 diabetes (When your body is unable to efficiently make or utilize the insulin it produces to transfer glucose from blood into the cells, you have high blood sugar levels.). Dapagliflozin works by removing extra sugar from your system. To attain the best results, patients are encouraged to maintain a strict exercise and diet routine in addition to this medicine.


How To Use

  • Take Dapagliflozin precisely as directed by your doctor.
  • Your dose will most likely alter over time depending on your treatment response and clinical state.
  • Do not alter the duration or dose of Dapagliflozin without first consulting your doctor.
  • Swallow Dapagliflozin with water.
  • Do not crush, break or chew the tablet.

Expert Advice

  • You should keep exercising, eating a balanced diet, and taking your other diabetes medicines in addition to Empagliflozin.
  • Keep Dapagliflozin at room temperature, away from excess heat, moisture and direct sunlight.
  • Keep Dapagliflozin out of children’s and pets’ reach.
  • Do not use Dapagliflozin past its expiry date.

Primary Uses


 Dapagliflozin is used in combination with a proper exercise and diet regimen to help type 2 diabetic patients lower their blood glucose levels.

Side Effects

  • Excessive urination
  • An increase in thirst
  • Painful or difficult urination
  • Infection of the urinary tract
  • Back ache
  • Dizziness
  • Low blood glucose levels



Dapagliflozin should not be used during pregnancy since it can harm the fetus. Pregnant females should consult their doctors regarding the benefits and risks of Empagliflozin.


Dapagliflozin should only be used during lactation if absolutely necessary. Lactating females should consult their doctors regarding the benefits and risks of Empagliflozin. Based on their clinical state, the doctor may advise lactating females to stop breastfeeding or stop taking the medicine.


As a side effect, Dapagliflozin may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Avoid  driving vehicles until you have a clear idea of how Dapagliflozin affects you.


Patients with liver diseases should consult their doctors before using Empagliflozin. In some circumstances, depending on the clinical state, appropriate dose modifications or substitution with an appropriate replacement may be necessary.


Because of the increased potential of severe side effects, Dapagliflozin should be used cautiously in patients having kidney disease. While taking this medicine, kidney function tests must be closely monitored. In some circumstances, depending on the clinical state, appropriate dose modifications or substitution with an appropriate replacement may be necessary.


Alcohol consumption is contraindicated during Dapagliflozin treatment since it increases the risk of both high and low blood sugar levels.


If you are hypersensitive to Dapagliflozin or have other allergies, inform your doctor before taking it. Inactive components may be included in this medicine, causing allergies or other issues. For further information, consult your doctor. Inform your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have kidney problems (such as dialysis), liver disorders, alcohol use/abuse, dehydration, low blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, or a history of vaginal or penile yeast infections. If you are diabetic, it may be difficult to control blood sugar levels when your body is under stress (like due to infection, injury, fever or surgery). Additionally, if you are not eating enough or are unable to eat owing to these diseases or any disease, you may experience an increased ketone level while taking Empagliflozin. Consult your doctor since you may need to adjust your treatment regimen, medicines, or blood glucose or ketone monitoring as a result of this. Inform your doctor or dentist regarding all the medicines you consume before surgery (including prescription and nonprescription and herbal medicines). Dapagliflozin's negative effects, particularly dehydration, kidney issues, and lightheadedness, may be more severe in older persons (usually while standing).


  • Dapagliflozin is not suggested for patients who have a known hypersensitivity to Dapagliflozin or any of the inactive components in it.
  • Because of the higher risk of aggravating the patient's condition, Dapagliflozin is not suggested for patients having significant impairment of renal function.


How does Dapagliflozin work?

Dapagliflozin aids in the elimination of extra sugar from our body via urine. As a result, it aids in the management of excessive blood glucose levels.

What time of day is the best for taking Dapagliflozin?

Dapagliflozin is usually taken once a day. It can be taken at any time of day, but attempt to do so on a daily basis. Dapagliflozin is a medicine that can be administered either with food or without food.

How can Dapagliflozin help me reduce my chances of heart failure hospitalization if I have type 2 diabetes?

If you are type 2 diabetic and have cardiovascular disease, or have other cardiovascular risk factors including older age, high blood cholesterol, hypertension, or smoking, Dapagliflozin may help you avoid heart failure hospitalization.


Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.


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