Invokana 100 mg Tablet
Invokana 100Mg Tablet helps in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Patients who are prescribed Invokana 100Mg Tablet, are also given a specific diet and advised to exercise regularly.
Known to be a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, Invokana 100Mg Tablet reduces the quantity of sugar that is absorbed by the body and flushes it out of the system through urine.
The drug should not be used by patients who suffer from type 1 diabetes, or individuals who are allergic to any component that it has. Individuals with high levels of ketone in the urine, or liver and kidney issues should also avoid Invokana 100Mg Tablet.
Some side effects that have been reported by patients taking this medicine are infection of the vagina, vulvitis, vulvovaginal candidiasis and vulvovaginitis. If any of these side effects continue to persist for a long period of time or tend to become worse, immediate medical help should be sought. Some extremely rare side effects that may occur because of Invokana 100Mg Tablet intake are development of sensitivity to light and skin discoloration.
The drug should be taken just before breakfast, unless otherwise instructed by the doctor. Avoid missing doses and complete the prescribed course for effective treatment.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.
Type 2 Diabetes
Frequent Urge To Urinate
Urinary Tract Infection
Hypoglycaemia (Low Blood Sugar Level)
Genital Fungal Infection
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Canagliflozin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
The medication inhibits the subtype 2 sodium-glucose transport proteins. This protein is responsible for 90 per cent of renal glucose reabsorption.