Canagliflozin

Pharm Company: * SANDOZ INC
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Canagliflozin Overview

Canagliflozin, sold under the brand name Invokana among others, is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.[2] It is a third-line medication to metformin.[3] It is used together with exercise and diet.[2] It is not recommended in type 1 diabetes.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include vaginal yeast infections, nausea, constipation, and urinary tract infections.[2] Serious side e...

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Canagliflozin Side Effects

Just started taking canagliflozin about 3 weeks ago. Have lost about 10 lbs but feel horrible. Shaky, rapid heart beat just horrible. Anyone else have these symptons? ## Hello, Dee! How are you? What are you taking it for? Since it is intended to treat diabetes, it may be making your blood sugar drop too low, which could cause the symptoms you've mentioned. It's also known to cause low blood pressure, which could cause the rapid heart beat. Have you consulted your doctor? ## I am taking it for diabetes. I took my BS often and it was not to low. Did not have blood pressure checked yet. I am still not feeling very good. I thought that maybe I was also dehydrated since I had been running to bathroom a lot, so stopped the med for a couple of days and increased the fluids. Feel some ...

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Canagliflozin
  • Tablet: 100mg, 300mg
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Canagliflozin Side Effects
Just started taking canagliflozin about 3 weeks ago. Have lost about 10 lbs but feel horrible. Shaky, rapid heart beat j... 2 replies