Invokana (Canagliflozin)

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What is Invokana prescribed for?

Invokana (Canagliflozin) is used to treat type 2 diabetes in combination with a proper diet and exercise program. A healthy blood sugar level prevents kidney damage, blindness, nerve damage, limb loss, and problems with sexual function. The drug Invokana (Canagliflozin) reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people with type 2 diabetes. It may also reduce the risks of end-stage kidney disease, hospitalization for heart failure, and kidney problems. Your kidneys remove sugar faster when you take Invokana (Canagliflozin). It is not approved for adults with type 1 diabetes. This is considered a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor.

Invokana (Canagliflozin) FAQs

How To Use Invokana?

Your doctor will instruct you to take this medication once daily, usually before your first meal. Depending on your medical condition, your response to treatment, and the medication you are taking, your dosage will be determined. All products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal remedies) should be discussed with your doctor and pharmacist.

Make sure you take this medication every day at the same time to get the maximum benefit from it.

Please consult your doctor if you do not see improvement or if your condition worsens.

What are the possible side effects of Invokana?

The most commonly reported side effects of Invokana include:

  • frequent urination
  • back pain
  • hives
  • nausea
  • decreased amount of urine
  • pain, redness and itching of the penis
  • vaginal discharge
  • bloody or cloudy urine
  • vaginal itching
  • pain during intercourse
  • swelling
  • painful urination
  • increased thirst
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • swelling of your tongue, mouth or throat
  • loss of appetite
  • weight gain
  • difficulty breathing
  • low blood pressure

There are other side effects that may occur that are not listed on this page.

Call your doctor or seek immediate attention from a healthcare professional if you experience an allergic reaction or worsening of kidney function.

What are Drug Interactions of Invokana?

Few known Drug Interactions of Invokana are listed below:

  • Omeprazole
  • Levothyroxine
  • Glimepiride
  • Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol)
  • Victoza (Liraglutide)
  • Aspirin
  • Amlodipine
  • Gabapentin
  • Glipizide
  • Atorvastatin
  • Lantus (Insulin Glargine)
  • Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
  • Crestor (Rosuvastatin)
  • Losartan
  • Lisinopril
  • Januvia (Sitagliptin)
  • Fenofibrate
  • Metformin
  • Simvastatin
  • Pantoprazole

A complete list of Invokana Drug Interactions is not available on this page.

Consult your physician if you have any questions about this medicine's drug interactions.

How much is Invokana cost in Canada?

Starting price of Invokana 100mg cost in Canada
- 30 tabs - $136.50 USD ($4.55 per tabs)
- 60 tabs - $252.00 USD ($4.20 per tabs)
- 90 tabs - $346.50 USD ($3.85 per tabs)

Starting price of Invokana 300mg cost in Canada
- 30 tabs - $136.50 USD ($4.55 per tabs)
- 60 tabs - $252.00 USD ($4.20 per tabs)
- 90 tabs - $346.50 USD ($3.85 per tabs)

Disclaimer: The information contained in this page is to provide basic information on this product and is not intended to substitute medical advice from a licensed doctor. Always make sure to consult with a doctor before ordering medication online from Canada. Do not avoid or delay seeing a healthcare provider based on what you read here.