Invokana also known as canagliflozin is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. Invokana is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
This medication is used to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events (including heart attack, stroke or death) in adults with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease.
Invokana is also used to reduce the risk of end stage kidney disease (ESKD), worsening of kidney function, cardiovascular death, and hospitalization for heart failure in adults with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease.
Invokana works by increasing the removal of sugar by your kidneys which helps to get rid of glucose from your bloodstream. You need to take Invokana regularly to get the most benefit from it.
Canagliflozin controls type 2 diabetes but does not cure it. Continue to take canagliflozin even if you feel well. Do not stop taking canagliflozin without talking to your doctor.
Invokana is used for adults with type 2 diabetes and is not for treating type 1 diabetes.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side-effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side-effects:
Q: Is there a generic alternative to Invokana?
A: There is currently no therapeutically equivalent generic alternative to Invokana. However you can still save up to 90% on the cost of your medicine by buying with us.
Q: What is the strength of Invokana?
A: Invokana comes in strengths of 100mg and 300mg.