Onglyza is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
How it Works
Onglyza works in the treatment of type 2 diabetes by by increasing the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas, Onglyza also reduces the amount glucagon produced by the pancreas, Glucagon causes the liver to produce more sugar, so by reducing the amount of glucagon in the body, Onglyza helps to reduce the levels of glucose in your blood which in turn helps in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Onglyza may suffer from such side effects; Headache, Runny nose, Hives, Upper respiratory tract infection, Hypoglycaemia (Low blood sugar level), Nasopharyngitis Weakness, Vomiting, Shortness of breath, Rashes, Itching, Wheezing, Diarrhea, Trouble breathing, Loss of appetite