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What is Jardiance used for?

Type 2 diabetics can control their blood sugar levels with Jardiance and a healthy diet and exercise program. High blood sugar can cause kidney damage, blindness, nerve damage, loss of limbs, and problems with sexual function. It is considered a sglt2 inhibitor medication. Jardiance may lower the risk of cardiovascular death from heart attack or stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes and heart disease. A kidney's ability to remove glucose is increased with treatment. It is not recommended for people with type 1 diabetes. In addition to treating heart failure, Jardiance is also used to treat high blood pressure. You may have a reduced risk of hospitalization due to heart failure or cardiovascular disease if you take it. Taking Jardiance increases sodium excretion by the kidneys.

Jardiance FAQs

How To Use Jardiance?

Please follow your doctor's instructions when taking Jardiance. Make sure you read all medication guides or instructions on the packaging of your prescriptions. A dose adjustment may be necessary from time to time by your doctor.

Jardiance can be taken with or without food.

You will need to check your blood sugar regularly during treatment. When there is too much acid in the blood, empagliflozin can cause life-threatening ketoacidosis. Regardless of whether your blood sugar levels are normal, if you have high ketones in your urine, see your doctor immediately.

A variety of factors can affect blood sugar levels, including stress, illness, surgery, exercise, alcohol consumption, and skipping meals. You may feel hungry, dizzy, irritable, or shaken when you have low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

Dehydration can occur during prolonged illnesses. Call your doctor if you're vomiting or diarrhea, or if you're not eating or drinking as much as you normally do. This may not be safe to use if you have a history of kidney problems.

Since you are excreting more glucose from your urine, you may have an increased risk of urinary tract infections or yeast infections.

Weight control, Exercise, Diet, and special medical care may be required for your treatment. Your doctor will advise you on the symptoms of low blood sugar and diabetic ketoacidosis.

Store Jardiance at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction such as trouble breathing.

What are the possible side effects of Jardiance?

The most commonly reported side effects of empagliflozin include:

  • Irritability
  • Cloudy, Dark, Bloody or Foul-Smelling Urine
  • Shakiness
  • Confusion
  • Fruity Breath Odor
  • Vomiting
  • Chills
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Pale Skin
  • Pain in the Lower Sides of Your Back
  • Frequent Urination
  • Swelling in Legs and Ankles
  • Pain or Swelling in the Genital Area
  • Irregular Heartbeat
  • Vaginal Pain and Soreness
  • Frequent and Painful Urination
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Decreased Urination
  • Little or No Urination
  • Fever
  • Redness, Itching and Irritation in the Genital Area
  • Hunger
  • Burning Sensation During Intercourse
  • Convulsions (Seizures)
  • Increased Thirst
  • Fatigue
  • Elevated Levels of LDL Cholesterol
  • Anxiety
  • Extreme Tiredness
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Chest Pain or Pressure
  • Sweating
  • Weakness
  • Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)

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

Additional information about side effects can be obtained from your physician.

What are Drug Interactions of Jardiance?

Few known Drug Interactions of Jardiance are listed below.

A complete list of Jardiance Drug Interactions is not available on this page. Consult your physician if you have any questions about this medicine's drug interactions.

How much does Jardiance cost in Canada?

Starting price of Jardiance 10mg cost in Canada
- 30 tabs - $117.00 USD ($3.90 per tabs)
- 60 tabs - $220.00 USD ($3.67 per tabs)
- 90 tabs - $290.01 USD ($3.22 per tabs)

Starting price of Jardiance 25mg cost in Canada
- 30 tabs - $118.00 USD ($3.93 per tabs)
- 60 tabs - $220.00 USD ($3.67 per tabs)
- 90 tabs - $290.01 USD ($3.22 per tabs)

Do you need a prescription for Jardiance in Canada?

You do require a prescription to order Jardiance in Canada. Licensed pharmacies are unable to dispense prescription required drugs without one.

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.