Invokana (Canagliflozin)

Invokana

Canagliflozin

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Invokana (Canagliflozin) is a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor used in the treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus in adults. Canagliflozin helps control diabetes by decreasing sugar absorption in the body and increasing the amount of sugar excreted in the urine.

Brand Name : Invokana
Active Ingredients : Canagliflozin
Manufacturer : Janssen-Cilag
Country of Origin : India
Intended Patient : Unisex
Invokana (Canagliflozin) - 100mg (10 Tablets) Invokana (Canagliflozin) - 100mg (10 Tablets)
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Description


Uses

Invokana (Canagliflozin) is a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor used in the treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus in adults. Canagliflozin helps control diabetes by decreasing sugar absorption in the body and increasing the amount of sugar excreted in the urine.

Dosage and Administration

Invokana comes packaged in a strip of 10 x 100mg tablets. Each tablet contains 100mg of the active ingredient canagliflozin.

Following the dosing instructions provided by your doctor. Regular blood tests may be scheduled to check that Invokana is working as intended and the dosage may need to be adjusted.

Canagliflozin is usually taken before eating your first meal of the day.

Invokana will work best will used along with a diet and exercise program.

Side effects

The most common side effect of canagliflozin is increased urination as the body tries to remove more sugar from your body.

If you notice any of the following while taking canagliflozin contact your doctor immediately:

  • Severe allergic reactions (including rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, throat, or tongue, or unusual hoarseness)
  • fainting
  • genital (vagina or penis) discharge
  • itching, rash, pain, or irritation
  • irregular heartbeat
  • muscle weakness
  • severe or persistent headache or dizziness
  • symptoms of kidney problems or urinary tract infection
Precautions

Canagliflozin can cause dizziness, light-headedness or fainting. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how canagliflozin affects you. These effects can be increased with the use of alcohol.

Canagliflozin should be used with care in the elderly and by women who are pregnant.

Tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, low or high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or high potassium blood levels before using Invokana.

Some medicines may interact negatively with canagliflozin. Tell your doctor any medicince you are taking especially any other diabetes medicines, ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors, phenytoin, phenobarbital, rifampin, ritonavir or digoxin.

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