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Canagliflozin, Dapagliflozin, Empagliflozin

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
SGLT2 inhibitors Invokana, Forxiga, Jardiance Adult

Canagliflozin, Dapagliflozin, Empagliflozin - What is it for

  • Belongs to a group of "blood-glucose lowering drugs" for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus (Noninsulin-dependent Diabetes Mellitus, NIDDM) as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control. It works on your kidney to increase the amount of sugar remove from your body in the urine and thus reduces the amount of sugar in blood

  • May be used alongside with other medications used for diabetes mellitus in order to achieve maximal glucose control for your condition

Canagliflozin, Dapagliflozin, Empagliflozin - Additional Information

  • Keep your medicines in a cool, dry place.
  • Store medicine in the original packaging or container.
  • Do not keep different types of medicine together in one container.
  • Keep all medication out of reach of children
  • Updated on Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Heart Centre Singapore

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