Product Description:

Glodap® (Dapagliflozin) is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes and manufactured by Actoverco pharmaceuticals.

Product Introduction

Dosage form:

Each Film coated tablet of Dapagliflozin 5 mg

Each film-coated tablet of Dapagliflozin 10 mg

What is Glodap® (Dapagliflozin) used for?


  • It is used to lower blood sugar in patients with high blood sugar (diabetes).
  • It is used in certain people to lower the risk of death and having to go to the hospital because of heart failure.
  • It is used in people with certain kidney problems to lower the risk of worsening kidney problems.

Important notes before taking Glodap® (Dapagliflozin):


  • Tell your doctor if you have any of these health problems: Acidic blood problem or type­1 diabetes.
  • If you have kidney disease or are on dialysis.
  • If you are taking or have recently taken drugs that suppress your immune system to treat kidney disease.
  • If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Do not take this drug if you are in the second or third trimester of pregnancy.
  • If you are breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while you take this drug.
  • Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to ensure that it is safe to take this drug with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

Important notes while taking Glodap® (Dapagliflozin):

  • Tell all of your healthcare providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
  • Have blood work checked as you have been told by the doctor. Talk with the doctor.
  • Follow the diet and workout plan that your doctor told you about.
  • Too much acid in the blood or urine (ketoacidosis) has happened with this drug in people who have diabetes. Go to the hospital if the signs of too much acid in the blood happens like confusion; fast heartbeat; stomach pain, throwing up; breathing problems; or feeling very tired or weak.
  • Contact your doctor if you are dehydrated.
  • Check your blood sugar as you have been told by your doctor.

Side effects of Glodap® (Dapagliflozin):

Although rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a terrible side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; itching skin, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat, dizziness, and trouble breathing.
  • Signs of fluid and electrolyte problems like a fast or abnormal heartbeat, severe dizziness or passing out, and feeling very tired or weak.
  • Signs of a urinary tract infection (UTI) like blood in the urine, burning or pain when passing urine, feeling the need to pass urine often or right away, fever, lower stomach pain or pelvic pain.
  • Vaginal yeast infection.
  • Yeast infection of the penis.

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Low blood sugar can happen. The chance may be raised when this drug is used with other drugs for diabetes. Signs may be dizziness, headache, feeling sleepy or weak, shaking, fast heartbeat, confusion, hunger, or sweating. Call your doctor right away if you have any of these signs. Follow what you have been told to do for low blood sugar. This may include taking glucose tablets, liquid glucose, or some fruit juices.
  • Nose or throat irritation.

How is this drug best taken?

  • Use this drug as ordered by your doctor.
  • Take with or without food.
  • Take in the morning.
  • Drink lots of noncaffeine liquids unless told to drink less liquid by your doctor.
  • Keep taking this drug as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
  • If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
  • Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

How do I store and/or throw out this drug?

  • Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
  • Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.

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