What is Canagliflozin (Invokana), and what does it do?
Canagliflozin (Invokana) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Those with type 2 diabetes and established heart disease can expect a lower risk of serious cardiovascular events (such as heart attack and stroke) from taking Canagliflozin (Invokana). Preventing heart-related deaths and hospitalizations for heart failure in persons with type 2 diabetes and diabetic nephropathy with renal disease is one of the benefits of this medication (serious kidney-related complications).
Canagliflozin (Invokana) is a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor that works in the kidneys to reduce sugar absorption. Urinary sugar excretion reduces blood sugar levels by causing your body to flush out extra sugar.
What dosages of Canagliflozin (Invokana) are available?
The following are available dosages and forms of Canagliflozin (Invokana):
- 100 mg
- 300 mg
What side effects are common with taking Canagliflozin (Invokana)?
The most common side effects of Canagliflozin (Invokana) are:
- Peeing often than usual
- Dry mouth
- Increased thirst
Some people experience more serious side effects from Canagliflozin (Invokana), including:
- Painful urination
- Pelvic or rectal pain
- Swelling of the groin or perineal area
If you are taking Canagliflozin (Invokana), and you start to experience side effects, contact your doctor immediately.
Who should NOT take Canagliflozin (Invokana)?
What drugs are similar to Canagliflozin (Invokana)?
Does Canagliflozin (Invokana) have a generic form?
Canagliflozin is a generic drug that is prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. Invokana is its brand name form
What is the price of Canagliflozin (Invokana) without insurance?
How can I save money on Canagliflozin (Invokana)?
NSUR offers a prescription discount card called NSURx to help you save money on your Canagliflozin (Invokana) prescriptions.
Simply present your NSURx card to the pharmacist the next time you fill a prescription of Canagliflozin (Invokana) at your local pharmacy, and you could save up to 80% on your prescription costs! Moreover, every time you fill a prescription using NSURx, you will receive NSUR Coin as a reward, which you can use to buy goods and services on our health and wellness shopping platform.
Over 35,000 pharmacies accept NSURx prescriptions, including major chains like Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart and smaller, independent retailers in your neighborhood.
There is no limit on the number of prescriptions you can fill using NSURx or the frequency at which you can fill them. You can even use NSURx to get discounts on other prescriptions for your friends and family (including pets!).
Visit NSURx’s price lookup tool to see how much you can start saving today on your Canagliflozin (Invokana) prescriptions and to find the nearest pharmacy to you that accepts NSURx, or call +1 (855) 917-6216. Most users have a pharmacy within 2 miles of their home that takes NSURx.