Saxagliptin is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.

The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.

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The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain saxagliptin, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.

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Related information - saxagliptin


02 Mar 2017 Onglyza Tablets is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient saxagliptin. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Onglyza Tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
31 May 2016 Gliptins is the nickname given a group of medicines called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors. Sitagliptin, vildagliptin and saxagliptin control blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Find out more about the benefits and side effects of gliptins.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
24 Apr 2014 A postmarketing trial of saxagliptin has found a small but statistically significant rise in heart failure hospitalisations but no effect on deaths due to cardiovascular events. How will this affect saxagliptin's use in practice?
(Consumer publication)
01 Jul 2011 Saxagliptin (Onglyza) is a medicine to help control blood glucose in type 2 diabetes. Find out who can take it, how it fits with other diabetes medicines and its side effects.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
01 Jul 2011 Information on gliptins (sitagliptin, vildagliptin and saxagliptin) as add-on therapy with metformin or sulfonylurea for improved glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes.

Medicine brands that contain saxagliptin