Forxiga 5 mg film coated tablets

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  • Company:

    AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals (Ireland) DAC
  • Status:

    No Recent Update
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  • Legal Category:

    Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Updated on 04 February 2021

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6 - manufacturer
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 06 November 2020

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 06 November 2020

Reasons for updating

  • Change to Section 1 - what the product is
  • Change to section 1 - what the product is used for
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 2 - interactions with other medicines, food or drink
  • Change to section 3 - dose and frequency
  • Change to section 3 - how to take/use
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 02 March 2020

Reasons for updating

  • Replace document

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Section 5 'Minimising the Risk of DKA' (new text in green): 'In patients who are hospitalised for major surgical procedures or acute serious medical illness. Monitoring of ketones is recommended in these patients. Measurement of blood ketones is preferred to urine. Treatment with Forxiga may be restarted once the ketone values are normal and the patient’s condition has stabilised.'

Updated on 02 March 2020

Reasons for updating

  • Replace document

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Minor amendments

Updated on 02 March 2020

Reasons for updating

  • Replace document

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Section 'Information for Doctors, Pharmacists and Nurses' (new text in green): 'Stop Forxiga treatment temporarily before surgical procedures or hospitalisation for serious acute illness. Monitoring of ketones (blood in preference to urine) is recommended.'

Updated on 12 December 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Updated on 25 October 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 25 October 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 09 August 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - what the product is used for
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 4 - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 09 August 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 17 July 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Add New Doc

Updated on 17 July 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Add New Doc

Updated on 17 July 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Add New Doc

Updated on 20 June 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 19 June 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 04 April 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to Section 1 - what the product is
  • Change to section 1 - what the product is used for
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 3 - how to take/use
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 4 - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 6 - what the product contains
  • Change to section 6 - what the product looks like and pack contents
  • Change to section 6 - manufacturer
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 03 April 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling
  • Change to section 8 - Marketing authorisation number(s)
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 13 March 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 13 March 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use

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Updated on 26 November 2018

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Changes to Sections:

4.2: renal dosing

4.4: for patients with renal impairment

5.1: additional data for patients with renal impairment and high blood pressure

10: date of revision

Updated on 20 October 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 9 - Date of first authorisation/renewal of the authorisation

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Section 4.4 Minor editorial update. No change to content.

Section 4.5 Minor editorial update. No change to content.

Section 4.8 Minor editorial update. No change to content.

Section 5.1 information and results from study on ‘in combination with metformin in drug naïve patients’ added and minor editorial update

Section 9 minor editorial update. No change to content

Section 10 update to revision date

Updated on 20 October 2017

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 12 September 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 9 - Date of first authorisation/renewal of the authorisation
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text
  • Removal of black triangle

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Removal of Black triangle and correponding text relating to additional monitoring

Section 4.4- Removal of information under the ‘general’ sub-heading with relation to patients with type 1 diabetes and diabetic Ketoacidosis. Other information with relation to type 1 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis still remains further down within this section and minor editorial change.

Section 4.5 text under ‘other interactions’ with relation to studies not being performed on effects of smoking, diet, herbal products and alcohol use on the pharmacokinetics of dapagliflozin removed and minor editorial changes.

Section 4.8 minor editorial update and update to UK reporting details.

Section 9- date of first authorisation and date of latest renewal subheading added and date of renewal added.

Section 10- date of latest renewal added.

Updated on 08 September 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 4 - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
  • Removal of black triangle
  • Correction of spelling/typing errors
  • Improved presentation of PIL

Updated on 08 September 2017

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 27 July 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Section 2- Minor formatting change

Section 3- Minor formatting change

Section 4.4 editorial change to renal impairment and Hepatic impairment subheading and update to Diabetic ketoacidosis text to include fatal cases also. Removal of text stating no studies with GLP-1 analogues.

Section 4.8 – minor formatting change to footnote section under table 1

Section 5.1- ‘Clinical efficacy and safety’ section updated with updated figures.  Information on combination thereapy with prolonged release exenatide added. Minor editorial changes.

Section 10- update to revision date.

Updated on 26 July 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - what the product is used for
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 3 - how to take/use
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
  • Improved presentation of PIL

Updated on 02 May 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Section 4.4- information on lower limb amputations added. Advice to counsel patients on routin preventative foot care added.

Section 4.8 Rash added within ADR Table with a footnote. Other minor editorial amendments made.

Section 5.1 ATC code updated

Section 10 revision date updated

Updated on 26 April 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
  • Improved presentation of PIL

Updated on 06 February 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 8 - Marketing authorisation number(s)
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Section 2- Minor editorial changes

Section 3- Minor editorial changes

Section 4.4- Elderly subheading updated

Section 4.5-Information on interference with 1,5 AG assay added.

Section 4.8-Minor editorial changes and update to elderly subheading

Section 5.1-Minor editorial changes including correction of spelling

Section 5.2 Minor editorial changes and update to elderly subheading

Section 6.1 Update to Crospovidone

Section 8 Minor editorial updates

Section 10 update to revision date

Updated on 01 February 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6 - what the product contains
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 26 May 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Section 4.4 – Diabetic ketoacidosis wording added.

Section 4.8 – Diabetic ketoacidosis AE added.

Section 4.8 – MT AE reporting address updated.

Section 10 – Date of revision updated.

Updated on 16 May 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to date of revision
  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.

Updated on 08 January 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Addition of manufacturer

Updated on 16 October 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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- Section 7 MAH change

 

- Section 10 change to revision date  

Updated on 14 October 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to marketing authorisation holder

Updated on 13 August 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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- Section 4.8 updated as a result of 30 month safety data (AE table updated and ‘increased creatinine’ paragraph added)

- Section 4.8 updated details for reporting side effects.

- Section 5.1 Blood pressure claims updated
- Section 10 Updated date of revision

Updated on 07 August 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to date of revision
  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.

Updated on 29 May 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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- Section 5.1 Pharmacodynamic properties – incorporation of 4 year long term efficacy data

- Section 10 – revision date

Updated on 27 March 2014

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for medicines.ie

Updated on 14 February 2014

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product
  • New SPC for medicines.ie

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