Onglyza is a prescription drug that helps control blood sugar levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes. It may be taken along with other diabetes medicines, but is not recommended for use with insulin. Onglyza does not treat Type 1 diabetes.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Onglyza exactly as prescribed.
Use Onglyza along with diet and exercise to help control your diabetes
Do not take Onglyza if you have diabetic ketoacidosis.
Before taking Onglyza, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Onglyza include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Can I take Onglyza if I have Type 1 diabetes?
No. Onglyza is specifically for patients with Type 2 diabetes, and should only be taken under the care of a doctor.
How long will I need to take Onglyza?
Continue taking Onglyza as directed by your doctor. Lifestyle changes including diet and exercise can help better control your diabetes, and may reduce the need to take Onglyza.