Onglyza (Saxagliptin) Prescriptions Available Online Today
Our doctors are here to help. Onglyza can lower your blood sugar levels. Speak to one of our board-certified doctors to see if Onglyza is right for you.Book an appointment
Our doctors are here to help. Onglyza can lower your blood sugar levels. Speak to one of our board-certified doctors to see if Onglyza is right for you.
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Can You Get Onglyza (Saxagliptin) Online?
Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Onglyza (Saxagliptin) online after a medical evaluation.
You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Onglyza. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.
During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Onglyza, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.
What Is Onglyza (Saxagliptin)?
Onglyza is a pill used to lower your blood sugar levels. It can help you on the path to a healthier life, and should be used in combination with a proper diet and exercise. Onglyza is designed to increase the amount of insulin in your body so as to better absorb glucose out of your bloodstream.
Onglyza prescription FAQs
How Does Onglyza Work?
Insulin is released by the pancreas following a meal to increase the adsorption of glucose from your food so it can used by your organs and tissues. However, for those with diabetes, glucose is not leaving the blood for any number of reasons. This leads dangerously high blood sugar levels.
Onglyza is in a class of drugs called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. These inhibitors communicate with your pancreas and stimulate it to produce more insulin. They also slow your liver's production of glucose, overall helping to lower blood sugar.
What Are the Associated Dosages and Treatments for Onglyza?
The recommended dosage of Onglyza is 2.5 mg or 5 mg once daily. These should be taken at the same time each day, without meals. The tablets must not be split or cut, and you should always follow your doctor's specific directions in regards to dosage.
If you are taking Onglyza with other forms of insulin, your dosage of either drug may be lowered to avoid hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
What Are the Benefits of Onglyza?
Regaining control over your blood sugar levels is key to helping you live a healthy, full life. Onglyza is not a cure for diabetes, but can be used with lifestyle changes to help slow the progression and reduce the risks of the disease.
Onglyza can help protect you from the harmful side effects of diabetes which include damage in your heart and blood vessels, as well as stroke, kidney failure, and blindness.
What Are the Side Effects of Onglyza?
Some common side effects include,
mild joint pain
Tell your doctor if these persist or are severe.
More serious side effects of Onglyza are possible. Tell your doctor right away if you experience any of the following. Some may require immediate medical attention.
Signs of an allergic reactions such as difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling of the face lips, tongue or throat
Signs of pancreatitis like severe pain in the stomach or abdomen, nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, or irregular heartbeat
Signs of heart failure such as unnatural shortness of breath, swelling in your legs or feet, or rapid weight gain
Severe joint pain
Signs of high blood sugar such as dizziness, dry mouth, dry skin, nausea, stomach pain, increased hunger or thirst, increased urination
Signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) such as feeling anxious, confused, dizzy, hungery, unusually weak or tired, sweating, shakiness, cold, irritable, headache, blurred vision, fast heartbeat, loss of consciousness
This is not a complete list of side effects. Tell your doctor if you have any other unusual problems while on Onglyza.
What Are the Considerations and Precautions of Onglyza?
Set up an appointment online with one of our trusted doctors to find out if Onglyza is right for you. It is necessary for your doctor to know your complete medical history and any other medications you may be currently taking.
What Are the Interactions for Onglyza?
Drug interactions may change the way Onglyza works in your body. Some drugs Onglyza may interact with include,
Antifungal medications such as Nizoral (ketoconazole) and Sporanox (itraconazole)
Some medications for HIV or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) such as Crixivan (indinavir), Invirase (saquinavir), Norvir, in Kaletra (ritonavir), Reyataz (atazanavir), and Viracept (nelfinavir)
Insulin or oral medications for diabetes such as acetohexamide, Actos, in Actoplus Met, in Duetact (pioglitazone), Amaryl, in Avandaryl (glimepiride), Avandia, in Avandamet, in Avandaryl (rosiglitazone), Diabeta Glynase in Glucovance (glyburide), Diabinese (chlorpropamide), Glucotrol in Metaglip (glipizide), Prandin (repaglinide), Starlix (nateglinide), tolbutamide, and Tolinase (tolazamide)
Beta-blockers may also interact with Onglyza. These include,
Alcohol should be avoided while taking Onglyza as interactions may occur.
Who Should Not Take Onglyza?
Do not take Onglyza if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the drug.
Tell your doctor if you,
have current or past kidney problems
have had pancreatitis
have high levels of fats/triglycerides in your blood
experience heart failure
are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeed
Can You Buy Onglyza Online?
Law requires the consultation of a doctor in order to purchase prescription drugs, like Onglyza. With PlushCare, you can set up an online appointment today with one of our trusted doctors. Over the phone or on videochat, our doctors will determine if Onglyza (or a different medication) is right for you.
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