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  • Invokana 100mg Tablets 30's

Invokana 100mg Tablets 30's

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Description
Invokana contains the active substance canagliflozin which belongs to a group of medicines called “blood-glucose lowering drugs.” Invokana is used in adults to treat type 2 diabetes. This medicine works by increasing the amount of sugar removed from your body in your urine. This reduces the amount of sugar in your blood and can help prevent heart disease. Invokana can be used by itself or along with other medicines you may be using to treat your type 2 diabetes (such as metformin, insulin, a DPP-4 inhibitor [such as sitagliptin, saxagliptin, or linagliptin], a sulphonylurea [such as glimepiride or glipizide], or pioglitazone) that lower blood sugar levels. You may already be taking one or more of these to treat your type 2 diabetes. It is also important to keep following advice about diet and exercise given by your doctor or nurse.
How to use
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
How much to take:• The starting dose of Invokana is one 100 mg tablet each day. Your doctor will decide whether to increase your dose to 300 mg.• Your doctor may limit your dose to 100 mg if you have a kidney problem.• Your doctor will prescribe the strength that is right for you.
Precautions
Do not take Invokana:• if you are allergic to canagliflozin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.