What is Invokana 100mg Tablet?
Invokana 100 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic drug used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is highly effective for people having high sugar levels when they also opt for a healthy lifestyle. When the insulin is not enough or not properly utilized by our body, the content of glucose increases in the blood, which causes type 2 diabetes.
The anti-drug contains Canagliflozin which has sodium-glucose cotransporters-2 (SGLT-2) and inhibits the reabsorption of glucose in the body. Manufactured by Janssen, the generic name of Invokana is Canagliflozin 100mg tablet. The medication removes the excess of sugar from the blood through urine so that our body could maintain the only required amount of sugar levels.
Benefits of Invokana 100mg Tablet
Invokana 100mg Tablet is used to control high blood glucose levels. It removes extra glucose (sugar) from your body through urine thereby reducing the blood sugar levels. Diabetes or high blood sugar levels create severe health complications such as loss of limbs, eye damage, kidney damage, and nerve problems. Accompanying Invokana with proper diet and exercise helps patients with cardiovascular disease in leading a normal, healthy life.
How does Invokana 100mg Tablet work?
Invokana is an anti-diabetic drug that reduces blood sugar levels by throwing glucose out of the body through urine. Always take this drug after consulting the doctor. It should be taken as a whole tablet, on empty stomach.
Side effects of Invokana 100mg Tablet
Most side effects disappear as soon as your body begins to adjust to the drug and may not require any medical attention. In case if the side effects persist making you uncomfortable, then consult your doctor.
The common side effects of Invokana 100mg tablet are –
- Frequent urge to urinate
- Urinary tract infection
- Fungal infection of the vagina