Canagliflozin – Oral

Why do I need this medicine?

Canagliflozin is used on its own or together with other medicines to treat diabetes. This medicine helps treat your diabetes by keeping your blood sugar in control.

This medicine is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

How do I take this medicine?

Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

This medicine may be taken with or without food. It is recommended to be taken before the first meal of the day. Try to take it at the same time each day.

Canagliflozin must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking this medicine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.


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