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Invokana 100Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Medicine composition: Canagliflozin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Invokana 100Mg Tablet helps in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Patients who are prescribed Invokana 100Mg Tablet, are also given a specific diet and advised to exercise regularly.

Known to be a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, Invokana 100Mg Tablet reduces the quantity of sugar that is absorbed by the body and flushes it out of the system through urine.

The drug should not be used by patients who suffer from type 1 diabetes, or individuals who are allergic to any component that it has. Individuals with high levels of ketone in the urine, or liver and kidney issues should also avoid Invokana 100Mg Tablet.

Some side effects that have been reported by patients taking this medicine are infection of the vagina, vulvitis, vulvovaginal candidiasis and vulvovaginitis. If any of these side effects continue to persist for a long period of time or tend to become worse, immediate medical help should be sought. Some extremely rare side effects that may occur because of Invokana 100Mg Tablet intake are development of sensitivity to light and skin discoloration.

The drug should be taken just before breakfast, unless otherwise instructed by the doctor. Avoid missing doses and complete the prescribed course for effective treatment.

type diabetes

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.
  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking canagliflozin with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Motivyst 300mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Motivyst 300mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate liver disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe liver disease.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Invokana 100Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Canagliflozin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

The medication inhibits the subtype 2 sodium-glucose transport proteins. This protein is responsible for 90 per cent of renal glucose reabsorption.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Decmax 4Mg Tablet

    Pericort 4Mg Tablet

    Depo Medrol 40Mg/Ml Injection

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