Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Invokana

Descriptions


Canagliflozin is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It works in the kidney to prevent absorption of glucose (blood sugar). This helps lower the blood sugar level. Canagliflozin does not help patients who have insulin-dependent or type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetic patients must use insulin injections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet