Qtern Dosage

Generic name: dapagliflozin and saxagliptin
Drug class: Antidiabetic combinations

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 5 mg/5 mg, 10 mg/5 mg

Diabetes mellitus, type 2

[dapagliflozin tx-naive pts]
Dose: 1 tab PO qam; Start: 5 mg/5 mg PO qam; Max: 10 mg/5 mg/day; Info: do not cut/crush/chew tab; consider holding tx at least 3 days before surgery
[conversion from dapagliflozin plus saxagliptin]
Dose: 1 tab PO qam; Max: 10 mg/5 mg/day; Info: do not cut/crush/chew tab; consider holding tx at least 3 days before surgery

Renal dosing

[see below]
eGFR <45: contraindicated
HD/PD: contraindicated

Hepatic dosing

[no adjustment]

 

SRC: NLM .