Sotagliflozin Tablets 400 mg
Sotagliflozin 400 mg each tablet
100 tablets/ box
What is sotagliflozin?
Sotagliflozin is used in adults to lower the risk of death from heart attack, stroke, or heart failure with type 2 diabetes with kidney disease who also have heart disease.
Sotagliflozin is also used in adults to lower the risk of dying or needing to be in a hospital for heart failure when your heart cannot pump blood properly.
Sotagliflozin side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking sotagliflozin and call your doctor right away if you have symptoms of a serious side effect, such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, or trouble breathing.
Seek medical attention right away if you have signs of a genital infection (penis or vagina): burning, itching, odor, discharge, pain, tenderness, redness or swelling of the genital or rectal area, fever, not feeling well. These symptoms may get worse quickly.
This medicine can cause serious side effects, including:
- pain in your side or lower back, painful urination, blood in your urine, painful or difficult urination;
- fever, nausea, vomiting; or
- low blood sugar–headache, hunger, sweating, irritability, dizziness, fast heart rate, and feeling anxious or shaky.
Common side effects of sotagliflozin may include:
- pain and burning when you urinate;
- low blood sugar;
- dehydration; or
Before taking this medicine
You should not use sotagliflozin if you are allergic to it.
Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had:
- type I diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis;
- pancreas disorder, including surgery;
- a habit of drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages per day;
- a genital infection (penis or vagina);
- a bladder infection or urination problems; or
- liver or kidney disease.
Stop using sotagliflozin and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant. Sotagliflozin can cause injury or death to the unborn baby if you use the medicine during your second or third trimester.
Do not breastfeed.
How should I take sotagliflozin?
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
Sotagliflozin is usually taken once per day on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before the first meal of the day.
If you need surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using sotagliflozin. You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time.
Your blood will be tested before and during treatment with sotagliflozin.
This medicine can affect the results of certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using sotagliflozin.
Swallow the tablet whole and do not crush, chew, or break it.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.