It is taken once a day. You may take this medication with or without food.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time.
If it is less than 12 hours until your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
If you take more than the recommended dose, please seek medical advice
You are encouraged to check your blood sugar levels with a home blood sugar meter as instructed by your healthcare professional.
There is a 2 times
increased risk of lower limb amputations (most commonly, surgical removal of
the toe and midfoot) linked to the use of Canagliflozin in 2 large trials in
patients with known heart disease. Monitor for any infection, new pain or
tenderness, sores or ulcers involving the lower limbs, and consult your
healthcare professional if these complications occur.