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Onglyza Dangerous Drug Attorneys

Onglyza Dangerous Drug Attorneys

Onglyza (saxagliptin) is an oral medication prescribed to help control blood sugar levels in Type-2 diabetes patients. Made by Bristol-Myers Squibb (Bristol) and AstraZeneca, Onglyza was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July 2009.1 Since then, Onglyza has been linked to life-threatening complications.

If you or a loved one has been severely injured by Onglyza, the dangerous drug lawyers at the Amaro Law Firm are ready to discuss your situation and help you get on the path to recovery and justice. Experienced and tenacious, we will aggressively advocate your rights, help you pursue all available legal remedies and work diligently to maximize your financial recovery.

While compensation can never reverse a permanent loss or injury caused by Onglyza, financial recoveries from these claims can be the key to restoring lives.

Onglyza is a type-2 diabetes medication linked heart failure and other serious complications. Patients harmed by this drug may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, suffering, and more.

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Background on Onglyza: What It Is & How It Works

Classified as a dipeptidyl peptidase-4I (DPP-4) inhibitor drug, Onglyza can control blood sugar levels by helping the pancreas release more insulin while stopping the liver from producing excess sugar. Onglyza is prescribed along with dietary changes and exercise.

Common, milder side effects associated with taking Onglyza include (but may not be limited to):

  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sore throat and runny nose.

Onglyza should not be prescribed to those with Type-1 diabetes or patients with a history of pancreatitis.

In addition to Onglyza, AstraZeneca makes a similar drug containing the same active ingredient, saxagliptin. That drug, Kombiglyze XR, is also prescribed to Type-2 diabetes patients for glycemic control.

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