Synjardy (Empagliflozin/Metformin Hydrochloride) is prescription medication used with a proper diet and exercise program to control blood sugar levels in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. It is a combination of Empagliflozin (Jardiance) and Metformin HCI which are both oral diabetes medicines that works together by helping you better manage blood sugar levels. Synjardy should NOT be used for patients with Type 1 Diabetes or with diabetic ketoacidosis (increased ketones in blood or urine). Take Synjardy exactly prescribed.
We currently have the brand Synjardy comes from Canada manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim, Synjardy comes in oral tablet form and is available in various dose strengths: 50 mg/500 mg, 5 mg/850 mg, 5 mg/1000 mg, 12.5 mg/500 mg, 12.5 mg/850 mg, and 12.5 mg/1000 mg. Generic Empagliflozin/Metformin is currently unavailable.
The most common side effects of Synjardy include:
• Cold symptoms such as runny nose, sore throat;
• Female genital infections;
• Urinary tract infections;
If you suffer any serious side effects as below, please notify your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
• Blurred vision;
• Difficult or painful urination;
• Feel dizziness, faint, light-headedness;
• Increased cholesterol levels;
• Irregular heartbeat;
• Lower Vitamin B12 levels;
• Tingling hands or feet;
• Trouble breathing;
• Yeast infections on vaginal or penis;
Do not take Synjardy if you are allergic to Empagliflozin or Metformin or any ingredient in this medication. Tell your doctor about all the medical conditions you have had before.
• Blood problems;
• Breathing problems including asthma and COPD;
• Drink alcohol often, or drink a lot of alcohol in short-term “binge” drinking;
• Heart disease;
• High cholesterol levels;
• Kidney problems or are on dialysis;
• Liver problems;
• Pancreas problems;
• Yeast infections in the vagina or penis;
• If you are a premenopausal woman;
• If you are going to have a surgery or any X-ray/scanning procedure;
• If you are on a low salt diet;
• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding;
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking including prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines including herbal supplements, especially: beta-blocker medications and water pills (diuretics). This may cause a serious or fatal drug interaction.