Steglatro (Ertugliflozin)

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Steglatro is a medicine for adults with type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar along with diet and exercise. It's not for type 1 diabetes. Steglatro's main ingredient, Ertugliflozin, helps the body get rid of sugar through urine. While it's not made for losing weight, it might help with this.


Follow your doctor's instructions on Steglatro use. The dosage of the medication depends on your medical condition and how you respond to treatment.

Take Steglatro with or without food.

Take this medication once a day in the morning at the same time each day.

In case your condition does not show improvement or worsens, it is important to notify your doctor.


The active ingredient in Steglatro is Ertugliflozin.


Prior to using this medication, disclose your medical history, including

  • kidney disease
  • dehydration
  • alcohol use/abuse
  • low blood pressure
  • history of yeast infections
  • blocked or narrowed blood vessels
  • nerve problems
  • foot sores or ulcers
  • amputation

Be cautious of blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness caused by low or high blood sugar. Avoid activities that require alertness until you are certain you can safely perform them.

Limit alcohol consumption while taking this medication to reduce the risk of low blood sugar and high ketone levels.

Use this medication during pregnancy only if necessary and under medical supervision.

Consult your doctor for a plan to manage your blood sugar during pregnancy.

Consult your doctor before breastfeeding, as it is uncertain if this drug passes into breast milk.


This medication could have negative drug interactions with:

  • chlorpropamide
  • glimepiride
  • glipizide
  • glyburide
  • ifosfamide
  • insulin aspart
  • insulin aspart protamine/insulin aspart
  • insulin degludec
  • insulin detemir
  • insulin glargine
  • insulin glulisine,
  • insulin inhaled
  • insulin isophane human/insulin regular human
  • insulin lispro
  • insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro
  • insulin NPH
  • insulin regular human
  • lithium
  • lonapegsomatropin
  • nateglinide
  • repaglinide
  • somapacitan
  • tolazamide
  • tolbutamide

Side Effects

Some commonly experienced side effects of Steglatro may include unpleasant vaginal odor, discharge, or itching; redness, itching, swelling, rash, discharge, or discomfort in the skin surrounding the penis and increased frequency of urination compared to usual. Older adults may have a higher likelihood of experiencing certain side effects.

Before you buy Steglatro, make sure you talk to your doctor about recommended dosage and the potential side effects that could affect you.

Frequently Asked Questions about Steglatro (Ertugliflozin)

What is Steglatro and how does it work?

Steglatro is an oral diabetes medication used to control blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. It works by helping the kidneys remove glucose from the bloodstream.

Who should not take Steglatro?

Do not use Steglatro if you have severe kidney disease, are on dialysis, or are allergic to ertugliflozin. It is also not suitable for treating type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis.

Are there any special precautions before taking Steglatro?

Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart problems, diabetic foot ulcers, amputations, circulation or nerve problems, liver or kidney disease, bladder infections, low blood pressure, diabetic ketoacidosis, pancreas problems, frequent alcohol consumption, planned surgery, or if you are on a low salt diet.

How should Steglatro be taken?

Steglatro is typically taken once a day in the morning, with or without food. The dosage may be adjusted by your doctor. It's important to follow the prescription label and medication guides.

What is the dosage for Steglatro?

The usual adult dose for type 2 diabetes is 5 mg once a day in the morning, which may be increased to 15 mg for additional glycemic control if well tolerated.

What should I do if I miss a dose or overdose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember, but skip it if it's almost time for your next dose. In case of an overdose, seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line.

Are there any lifestyle or dietary recommendations while taking Steglatro?

It is important to follow dietary and exercise recommendations from your healthcare provider. Stay hydrated by drinking enough fluids throughout the day.

What are the potential side effects of Steglatro?

Common side effects include increased urination, thirst, dry mouth, and genital infections. Serious side effects may include pain, tenderness, sores in legs or feet, little or no urination, ketoacidosis, low blood sugar, dehydration, and signs of a bladder infection. Seek medical attention for serious side effects.

Can Steglatro interact with other medications?

Steglatro may interact with other drugs, including prescription, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your doctor about all your current medications.

What monitoring is required while taking Steglatro?

Regular lab tests to check kidney function and blood sugar levels are important. You may also need to measure your blood sugar levels at home. Inform your doctor and laboratory personnel that you are taking ertugliflozin, as it can affect certain test results.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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