Steglatro (Ertugliflozin)

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Ertugliflozin (Generic alternate to Steglatro) Generic

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Steglatro is a prescription medication used in adults with type 2 diabetes to improve blood sugar (glucose) control along with diet and exercise. It contains the active ingredient ertugliflozin. Ertugliflozin belongs to a class of drugs called Antidiabetics, SGLT2 Inhibitors. It works by helping the kidneys get rid of glucose from the body.

Steglatro helps the body use insulin more effectively and reduces blood high sugar levels. By lowering high blood sugar, it can prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems.

Ertugliflozin is usually taken once daily in the morning with or without food. It can be used alone or in conjunction with other medications for maximum effectiveness.

Uses and Dosage

You should take Ertugliflozin in the form of a tablet by mouth, either with or without food, as directed by your doctor. Usually, this is taken once daily in the morning. The dosage is determined based on your medical condition and how you respond to the treatment. To get the most benefit from Ertugliflozin, you take it regularly and at the same time each day. Additionally, you should follow all instructions provided by your doctor and pharmacist.

The recommended starting dose of Ertugliflozin is 5 mg once daily, taken in the morning, with or without food. Your doctor may adjust the dosage based on your medical condition and response to treatment. The maximum recommended dose is 15 mg per day. However, always follow your doctor's instructions and do not change your dosage without consulting them first.

Side Effects

Common Side Effects of Steglatro (Ertugliflozin):

  • Weight loss
  • Confusion
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Unusual drowsiness
  • Vomiting

Serious Side Effects of Steglatro (Ertugliflozin):

Form and strength

Steglatro (Ertugliflozin) is available in the following forms and strengths:

Steglatro: Tablet

  • 5 mg
  • 15 mg


  • Steglatro may cause dehydration, which can lead to dizziness, fainting, or kidney problems. Drink enough fluids and talk to your healthcare provider about any symptoms of dehydration.
  • There is limited information about the safety of Steglatro in pregnancy. Talk to your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant before using Steglatro.
  • Steglatro may cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), especially when used in combination with other diabetes medications. It is important to talk to your healthcare provider about any symptoms of low blood sugar and how to manage them.
  • Steglatro can cause severe kidney problems. Talk to your healthcare provider about your kidney function before using Steglatro.
  • Ertugliflozin may increase your risk of lower leg amputation, especially if you have had a prior amputation, a foot ulcer, heart disease, circulation problems, or nerve damage.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Can Steglatro be used in patients with type 1 diabetes?

No, Steglatro is not recommended in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus as it may increase the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis in these patients.

Can Steglatro be used in combination with other diabetes medications?

Yes, Steglatro may be used in combination with other diabetes medications, such as insulin or metformin, under the supervision of a healthcare provider.

How long does it take for STEGLATRO to work?

Steglatro starts working to lower your blood sugar about 1 hour after you take your first dose.

Should STEGLATRO be taken with or without food?

Take Steglatro (ertugliflozin) with or without food. Food does not affect the absorption of the medication. Drink plenty of fluids while taking Steglatro (ertugliflozin) to avoid dehydration.


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Additional information

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5mg, 15mg

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