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Dapagliflozin is used together with proper diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes. It works in the kidneys to prevent absorption of glucose (blood sugar). This helps lower the blood sugar level. Dapagliflozin does not help patients who have insulin-dependent or type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetic patients must use insulin injections.
Dapagliflozin is also used to lower the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and heart or blood vessel disease.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: