Buy Jardiance 25 mg
Jardiance is a brand-name diabetes medication that helps treat patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus:
improve blood sugar levels in combination with a healthy diet an exercise
reduce the risk of death from heart attack, stroke or heart failure for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.
Jardiance contains empagliflozin which is classified as a class of drugs called sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. Empagliflozin works by helping the kidneys get rid of glucose in the bloodstream.
It comes in a tablet form and taken orally twice daily.
Effectiveness of Jardiance
During a 24-week clinical study with adults with type 2 diabetes, patients experienced the following results:
Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels were lowered by 0.7-0.8 percent
Fasting blood sugar levels were lowered by 19-25 mg/dL
Body weight was reduced by 2.8-3.2 percent from starting body weight.
In a 3-year clinical study, it was found that Jardiance reduced the risk of cardiovascular death by 38% in both people with heart disease and diabetes.
This drug is also effective when used together with other diabetes medications such as insulin, metformin, glipizide and pioglitazone.
How to use Jardiance
Before starting Jardiance and each refill, patients should review the medication guide provided by your pharmacist. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions regarding this medication.
Jardiance is taken orally once-daily, typically during morning hours, with or without food. A doctor will prescribe your dose based on your current medical condition and response to treatment.
Take this medication at the same time each day in order to achieve optimal results.
Consult your doctor if you find your condition does not improve or worsen while taking this medication such as your blood sugar levels remain high or increases.
If you miss your dose, take it as soon as possible. If you next dose is near then just skip the missed dose. Continue taking your dose at the usual time. Never take a double dose to catch up
Keep medication at room temperature away from moisture and direct light.
Do not store in the bathroom.
Keep medication away from children and pets.
Do not dispose of medication down toilet or into drainage. Speak to your pharmacist about how to properly dispose of unused or expired medication.
As with any medication, side effects can occur while taking Jardiance. The following information below does not cover all possible side effects.
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist to get detailed information on the possible side effects associated with Jardiance.
Common Side Effects
Common side effects experienced by patients taking Jardiance include:
urinary tract infections (urinating more often, cloudy urine, burning sensation while urinating)
vaginal yeast infections (soreness, itching and soreness while urinating)
Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms. You may require over-the-counter medication.
Serious Side Effects
Serious side effects associated with Jardiance may occur but typically rare. If you do experience serious side effects contact your doctor. If you feel the symptoms are life-threatening, seek medical emergency by calling 911.
Serious side effects may include:
Hypotension (low blood pressure). Symptoms can include:
feeling dizzy or falling when standing up
loss of consciousness
Kidney damage. Symptoms can include:
swelling in legs and ankles
Increased low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels
Ketoacidosis (blood becoming too acidic from a buildup of ketones in the body)
Serious urinary tract infections (including pyelonephritis and urosepsis
Fournier’s gangrene (severe infection near the genitals
Genital yeast infections (both with women and men
Serious allergic reactions
Side Effects in Detail
As with any medication, allergic reactions can occur. Patients that may be allergic to the contents of Jardiance may experience the following mild allergic reactions:
flushing (warmth/redness of skin)
Symptoms of more severe allergic reactions may include:
angioedema (swelling of skin, typically lips, eyelids, hands or feet)
swelling of mouth, tongue or throat
If you experience severe allergic reactions to Jardiance, contact your doctor. if you feel the symptoms are life-threatening, call 911 medical emergency.
Gancrene is a type of infection that can cause tissue in the body to die. During clinical trials, gangrene was not reported however was reported after. Gancrene has occurred with patients taking Jardiance and similar drugs.
Fournier’s gangrene, a rare type of gangrene, has been reported in those taking Jardiance. Fournier’s gangrene is known to be very serious and cause tissue in the genital region to become infected and die.
Symptoms of Fournier’s gangrene may include:
feeling of discomfort
redness, swelling, pain in the genitals or rectum
fever or chills
Call your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms. Treatment for Fournier’s gangrene may include hospitalization, surgery and amputation.
Urinary Tract Infection
Urinary Tract Infection or UTI is one of the most common side effects associated with Jardiance which affects both men and women. It is more prevalent in women affecting 17-18.4% in contrast with 3.6-4.1% of men.
Symptoms may include:
burning sensation during urination
dark or cloudy urine
fatigue (low energy)
fever or chills
pelvic pain in women
rectal or pelvic pain in men
strong odor in urine
UTI can become quite serious if it is left untreated and potentially lead to kidney infection. Contact your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms of urinary tract infection. Doctors may potentially prescribe medication to treat UTI.
Genital Yeast Infections
Although very rare, genital yeast infections are a very common side effect according to clinical trials conducted with Jardiance. Genital yeast infections are more common in women, having been reported 5.4-6.4% of women in comparison to 1.6-3.1% found in men.
Symptoms of genital yeast infections may include:
pain or soreness
thick white discharge
If you have symptoms of yeast infections, contact your doctor immediately as they can become quite serious. It has been found in rare cases that when yeast infections are left untreated they can lead to Fournier’s gangrene. Over-the-counter medication may be prescribed by your doctor to treat genital yeast infections.
During ketoacidosis, people have abnormally high amounts of ketones in their blood. The human body create ketones after breaking down fat from food. For patients taking Jardiance, this can mean a buildup of ketones in the body and cause acid buildup in the bloodstream.
It was found during clinical trials that people taking Jardiance had an increased risk of ketoacidosis. The prevelance of ketoacidosis among patients taking Jardiance is unknown.
Symptoms of ketoacidosis include:
high blood glucose levels
high ketone levels in urine
If left untreated, ketoacidosis can become life-threatening and require immediate medical attention.
Clinical studies have shown that 2.4% of people taking Jardiance had joint pain. Since both those who took Jardiance and the placebo both reported joint pain, it is unclear whether Jardiance causes joint pain.
Inform your doctor if you are experiencing joint pain while taking Jardiance.
Several clinical studies observing the risk of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) while taking Jardiance found that patients have a 0.1% chance of developing the condition.
You may be at greater risk if you have previously had pancreatitis. If you are concerned or would like more information regarding the risks of pancreatitis while taking Jardiance, speak to your pharmacist or doctor.
It’s possible that skin rashes may be a side effect of Jardiance. People taking Jardiance developed skin rashes during clinical trials however it’s possible this may have been a result of yeast infections. Currently it is not known how common skin rashes are while taking Jardiance.
During clinical studies, abdominal pain was not reported by people taking Jardiance. However this side effect can be a symptoms of other side effects. For example, people may experience pain in the abdomen caused by urinary tract infections or ketoacidosis.
Consult your doctor if you are experiencing abdominal pain while taking Jardiance as they may provide ways to manage it.