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Who Should Not Take Invokana?

You should not take Invokana if you:
  • Are allergic to Invokana, canagliflozin, or any of the inactive components used to make the medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have severe kidney impairment (defined as an eGFR less than 30 mL/min/1.73 m2), are on kidney dialysis, or have end-stage kidney failure.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Invokana should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
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