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Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd

Composition

CANAGLIFLOZIN-100MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's

Product Details

About Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's belongs to the category of medicines called 'anti-diabetic' primarily used for the management and treatment of type 2 diabetes, especially in persons whose sugar levels are too high and cannot be only controlled by dieting and exercising. Type 2 diabetes is a condition that occurs when there is either less insulin or available insulin is not properly utilized by our body cells for lowering raised blood glucose. It is the most common type of diabetes, accounting for around 90% of total diabetes cases found commonly in middle-aged people. So it is also called adult-onset diabetes or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's contains “Canagliflozin” is a sodium-glucose cotransporters-2 (SGLT-2) (a protein present in the kidney) inhibitor that works by inhibiting the reabsorption of glucose in the body, resulting in an increase in glucose excretion through urine. The removal of excessive glucose helps to lower down the blood sugar level. Additionally, it also lowers the high blood pressure, due to increased diuretic effect (water loss) and reduced body weight due to a reduction in glucose availability.

You can take your tablet with or without food. It is best to take your tablet before the first meal of the day. Swallow the tablet with a glass of water as a whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it. Your doctor will decide the dosage form, and this may change timely depending on your blood sugar levels. In some cases, you may experience urinary tract infections, changes in urination (including urinating more frequently or in larger amounts, urgent need to urinate, need to urinate at night), constipation, feeling thirsty, nausea, dizziness, nausea. Most of these side effects of Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Before starting Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, or breastfeeding. And also tell the doctor if you have/had any medical history of heart, liver, and kidney diseases. Inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking and your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects. Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's works best when coupled with a healthy lifestyle like losing weight if you are overweight (BMI>25), eating fewer calories (low fat and sugary food), and being more physically active (at least 150min of activity every week).

Uses of Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Directions for Use

Swallow the tablet with a full glass of water. Do not crush, break, or chew the tablet. Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor. Always take Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's

Like all medicines, Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's can also cause side effects, although not everybody experiences them. Urinary tract infections, changes in urination (including urinating more frequently or in larger amounts, urgent need to urinate, need to urinate at night), constipation, feeling thirsty, nausea, blood tests may show changes in blood fat (cholesterol) levels, increases in the amount of red blood cells in your blood (hematocrit) are the common side effects of Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's. However, consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or with diabetic ketoacidosis. Before you start taking Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's, tell your doctor if you have serious heart disease or if you have had a stroke, low blood pressure (hypotension), and severe liver or kidney disease. Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's, when used with insulin, may extremely lower the blood sugar level leading to hypoglycemia condition, which can be fatal. Your doctor may adjust the dose by lowering the dose of insulin or Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's in this case. If you experience rapid weight loss, feeling sick or being sick, stomach pain, excessive thirst, fast and deep breathing, confusion, unusual sleepiness or tiredness, a sweet smell to your breath, a sweet or metallic taste in your mouth, or a different odour to your urine or sweat, talk to a doctor or go to the nearest hospital immediately.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You should avoid consuming alcohol with Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's as it may lead to high or low blood sugar levels.

  • Pregnancy

    Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's is a Category C pregnancy drug that is not recommended for pregnant women or given only when strictly guidance of the doctor as there is no clinical data available on use in pregnant women.

  • Breast Feeding

    There is no sufficient data on how Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's affects breastfeeding. It is safe to seek medical advice before you start Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's if you are lactating.

  • Driving

    Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's is safe to take before driving as it does not affect your thinking ability. Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience dizziness or drowsiness.

  • Liver

    Take Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's only after the doctor's prescription, especially if you are dealing with liver diseases/conditions as your doctor may adjust the dose as required.

  • Kidney

    Take Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's after the recommendation of a doctor, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dosing strength needs to be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Other Information (INV0037)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's is a type of medicine known as a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor used for the treatment of type -2 diabetes. It lowers blood sugar levels by blocking the action of SGLT-2 in the kidney and remove excess sugar from your body through urination.

Take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Type 2 diabetes is a common form of diabetes in which the blood sugar-lowering hormone called insulin produced by the body does not function properly. Thus, the blood glucose level increases, and symptoms such as frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger start. Diabetes, if left untreated or not treated properly, can cause long-term complications such as nerve damage, kidney damage, eye damage, foot problems, and poses a high risk of developing heart diseases.

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's is safe to take before driving as it does not affect your thinking ability. Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience dizziness or drowsiness.

Do not stop taking Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's until your prescribed course is finished, even if you feel better.

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's is only prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, also called 'non-insulin-dependent diabetes.

Once blood sugar goes below the normal range (70mg/dl), it is called hypoglycemia or low blood sugar in people with diabetes. In case you feel that your sugar level is going down and feel weakness, immediately eat sugar candies. It will help to balance the blood sugar level in your body. So, it is advisable to keep sugar candies with you if you have diabetes.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Corporate Communications, Johnson & Johnson Private Limited., 501 Arena Space, Behind Majas Bus Depot, Off Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road, Jogeshwari (E), Mumbai 400 060

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's

Invokana 100 mg Tablet 10's

MRP: 590.00

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