Invokana 300mg Tablet (30 Tablets)
What Is Invokana 300mg Tablet Used For?
Invokana 300mg tablet is a prescription medicine used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar (glucose) in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Invokana 300mg tablet is also used to reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, or death in adults with type 2 diabetes who have known cardiovascular disease.
What Is The Composition Of Invokana 300mg Tablet?
Each tablet of Invokana contains Canagliflozin hemihydrate, equivalent to 100 mg canagliflozin as the active ingredient. Other ingredients include; 39.2 mg lactose.
How Does Invokana 300mg Work?
Invokana contains Canagliflozin which belongs to a group of medicines called “blood-glucose-lowering drugs.
Invokana 300mg works by increasing the amount of sugar removed from your body in your urine which reduces the amount of sugar in your blood and can help to prevent heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
Invokana 300mg Dosage
The initial dose of Invokana is 100 mg orally once daily, taken before the first meal of the day. Your dose can be increased to 300 mg once daily for additional glycemic control.
What Are The Side Effects Of Taking Invokana 300mg Tablet?
Side effects of Invokana 300mg include;
• Genital infections
• Urinary infections.
• Low blood pressure
• Low blood sugar.
• Lower limb amputation
• Bone fractures.
How quickly does Invokana 300mg Tablet work?
Invokana 300mg starts to work quickly and blood sugar levels should begin to decline in the first week or two after you start taking this medication.
When Is The Best Time To Take Invokana 300mg Tablet?
It is best to take Invokana 300mg before the first meal of the day.
Who Should Not Take Invokana 300mg Tablet?
• Invokana 300mg tablet is approved for use by adults with type 2 diabetes, so adults with type 1 diabetes should not take Invokana.
• It is also not known invokana tablet is safe and effective in pediatric patients younger than 18 years old, so Invokana should only be taken by adults.
How Does Invokana 300mg Tablet Help kidneys?
Invokana is an SGLT2 inhibitor that has been used for glycemic control in people with diabetes by inhibiting renal reabsorption of glucose which has now been shown to reduce the risk of kidney failure and heart disease in this population.
Does Invokana 300mg Tablet Cause Weight Loss?
Invokana 300mg Tablet leads to weight loss whether it is taken alone or in combination with common diabetes medications, including metformin and sulfonylureas. Studies show that people taking Invokana 300 mg dose alone or with other diabetes drugs may lose about 6-9 pounds over six months.
What Is Invokana 300mg Tablet Price?
Invokana 300mg tablet price is listed as ₦68,000 on Drugstore.ng
Where Can I Buy Invokana 300mg Tablet?
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