Canagliflozin

Category: Diabetes



Canagliflozin Overview

Canagliflozin (trade name Invokana or Sulisent) is a medication used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.[1][2] It is of the gliflozin class or subtype 2 sodium-glucose transport (SGLT-2) inhibitors class. This mechanism is associated with a low risk of hypoglycaemia (too low blood glucose) compared to sulfonylurea derivatives and insulin.[3] In 2017, the FDA concluded that canagliflozin causes an increased risk of leg and foot amputations.&...

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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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