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When and How to Take It

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Invokana include the following:
  • Invokana comes in tablet form. It is taken by mouth once a day.
  • Take this medication shortly before the first meal of the day, as the drug tends to decrease blood sugar levels after meals.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information

The dose of Invokana your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How well your diabetes is controlled
  • Other medical conditions you may have (especially kidney disease)
  • Other medications you are taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Invokana Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Invokana

Just like any medicine, Invokana can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Common side effects seen with Invokana include but are not limited to:
(Click Invokana Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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