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How can I minimize the side effects of saxagliptin?

You can minimize the side effects of saxagliptin (Onglyza), a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, by taking it at the same time each day, as directed. Follow your doctor's instructions for checking your blood sugar to make sure it stays in a safe range. And be sure to keep all appointments for follow-up visits and laboratory tests, which can help your doctor detect any developing side effects.

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