Onglyza is a prescription medication used
along with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes. Onglyza belongs to a group of
drugs called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. It works by increasing the amount
of insulin made by the body after meals, and by decreasing the amount of glucose produced
by the liver. This medication comes in tablet form to take
by mouth. It is usually taken once daily, with or without food. Do not split or cut
Onglyza tablets. Swallow the tablets whole. Common side effects of Onglyza includes upper
respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, and headache.