It is used to control diabetes. It reduces blood sugar by removing excess sugar from the body through the urine.
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.