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Onglyza™ (saxagliptin) is a prescription drug approved to control blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. It comes in the form of a tablet and is taken once a day, with or without food. The medication should be used in combination with appropriate changes in diet and exercise.
Prior to beginning treatment with Onglyza, inform your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including supplements and nonprescription products. You should also be aware of possible side effects, such as headaches and upper respiratory tract infections.
(Click Onglyza for more information, including a detailed description of the medication's effects and dosing tips to help you get the most out of each dose.)
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