Dapamac 5 Tablet is used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels seen in diabetes. This reduces the chances of serious complications of diabetes and also helps prevent heart disease.
Dapamac 5 Tablet can be taken with or without food at any time of day but you should try to take it at the same time every day. The dose will be decided by your doctor. Do not stop taking it without asking your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.
The most common side effects of Dapamac 5 Tablet include fungal infection of the vagina, nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages), and urinary tract infections. It may cause the body to lose too much water. Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Maintaining good hygiene can help prevent the development of fungal infections in the genital area.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or a urinary tract infection or if you are on water pills (diuretics). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.
USES OF DAPAMAC TABLET
- Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
BENEFITS OF DAPAMAC TABLET
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
SIDE EFFECTS OF DAPAMAC TABLET
Common side effects
- Genital fungal infection
- Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
- Urinary tract infection
HOW TO USE DAPAMAC TABLET
HOW DAPAMAC TABLET WORKS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE DAPAMAC TABLET?
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
Q: How does DAPAMAC 5 works?
A: It works by blocking some of the sugar and sodium reabsorption in the kidneys and makes body to flush sugar away in urine. These effects on the kidneys may also help improve your heart’s ability to pump blood to the body and thus reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Q: Who should not take DAPAMAC 5?
A: Patients allergic to Dapagliflozin should avoid using this medicine. Also, it is not highly recommended for patients who are on dialysis or have severe kidney problems.
Q: Can I take DAPAMAC 5 during breast-feeding?
A: It is not known if Dapagliflozin passes into your breast milk. It should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.