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    Saxagliptin tablet

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Saxagliptin tablet to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Possibly Safe: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE

    Nursing:

    Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; EXCRETED IN RATS

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Begin at the low end of the dosing range for CrCL<51 mL/min. Cardiovascular-As of 02/11/14, the FDA is investigating a possible association with use of saxagliptin and heart failure. "Preliminary" data is presented in NEJM 2013;369:1317-1326. Monitor patients for new onset or worsening heart failure.

    Giving Saxagliptin tablet to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.

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