HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS 9-VALENT VACCINE

INSULIN GLARGINE + LIXISENATIDE

Insulin glargine is a long-acting human insulin analogue that promotes peripheral glucose absorption (especially by skeletal muscle and fat) while inhibiting hepatic glucose synthesis, leading to lower blood glucose levels.

 

Lixisenatide is a short-acting synthetic glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist that stimulates glucose-dependent insulin secretion from cells while inhibiting glucagon release from pancreatic cells.

Use these medications precisely as recommended by your physician. Follow the prescription of your doctor carefully.

The medication dose your physician has given is based on your condition, other medications or food supplements you may take, and your reaction to treatment. To diminish your risks for adverse effects, don’t increase your dosage, take it regularly, or take it as instructed by your physician. Adverse events may still happen even at usual prescription dosages.

If your physician requests you to use this drug consistently, use it regularly to get the most benefits from it. To make you remember it better, take it at a fixed time every day.

Your doctor may need to modify your dosages to ease your symptoms or if you develop adverse reactions.

If you have any inquiries with regards to information, ask your physician or pharmacist.

Insulin glargine + Lixisenatide is used in the following conditions:

  • Renal Impairment
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Hepatic Impairment

This medicine may be recommended for different uses. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more information.  

Do not use Insulin glargine + Lixisenatide in people with the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Episodes of hypoglycaemia

Insulin glargine + Lixisenatide may have the following side effects:

  • Antibody formation
  • Hypoglycaemia, dehydration
  • Worsening of chronic renal failure
  • Nausea
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Dyspepsia
  • Fatigue
  • Injection site reactions
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Cutaneous amyloidosis
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Urticaria

Keep in mind that your physician has recommended this drug since he or she has known that the advantage to you is more noteworthy than the risk of adverse reactions. Many individuals utilizing this medicine don’t have serious side effects. 

A serious allergy to this medication is uncommon. In any case, seek emergency medical help if you see any manifestations of a serious allergic response, including a rash, tingling or swelling particularly of the face or tongue or throat, dizziness or difficulty in breathing.

This is not a complete list of side effects. If you see other effects not recorded above, contact your physician or pharmacist

 

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lactation
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Undergoing bariatric surgery
  • Patients with risk factors for hypoglycemia
  • Intercurrent illness
  • Insulin sensitivity
  • Hepatic and mild to moderate renal impairment
  • Adrenocortica
  • History of pancreatitis
  • Risk for hypokalemia
  • Severe gastroparesis
  • Severe renal impairment or ESRD
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  •  Elderly
  • Pregnancy

Prior to taking this medicine, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic to it, or if you have some other hypersensitivities. This drug may contain inert ingredients which can cause unfavorable side effects or different issues. Talk with your pharmacist for more information.

Interactions

 Insulin glargine + Lixisenatide may interact with the following medicines:

  • Fluoxetine
  • Antidiabetic agents
  • Disopyramide
  • ACE inhibitors
  • Fibrates
  • MAOI
  • Pentoxifylline
  • Propoxyphen
  • Salicylates and sulphonamide antibiotics
  • Corticosteroids
  • Danazol
  • Epinephrine
  • Salbutamol
  • Terbutaline
  • Phenothiazine
  • Clozapine
  • Diazoxide
  • Diuretics
  • Isoniazid
  • Olanzapine
  • Clonidine
  • Guanethidine
  • Somatropin
  • Thiazolidinediones
  • Insulin glargine
  • Reserpine
  • Lixisenatide

Inform your physician about the drugs you take including over-the-counter medications, prescribed drugs, supplements and vitamins.

This is not a complete list of drug interactions. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more details.

The effects of certain medications can change if you consume different medications or herbal products simultaneously. This can build your risk for side effects or may cause your drugs not to work effectively. These interactions are conceivable, yet don’t generally happen. Your physician or pharmacist can prevent or oversee interactions by changing how you utilize your prescriptions or by close checking.

While utilizing this drug, don’t start, stop, or change the dose of other medicines you are using without your physician’s advice.

Symptoms of overdose may include the following: 

  • Hypoglycemia with coma
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Seizure
  • Neurologic impairment

Seek medical help immediately.

Available Brands:

  • Soliqua

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