What are the Side Effects of Invokana and Farxiga?
Average Wholesale Price (AWP) for Invokana and Farxiga
Invokana: $11.57 per tablet.
Farxiga: $11.57 per tablet
Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Invokana and Farxiga
Invokana and Farxiga have been associated with some favorable effects such as improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes, weight loss, and lower blood pressure. However, they are also associated with an increase in cholesterol, infections, hyperkalemia, and bladder cancer. Although these medications show evidence of moderate weight reduction, they are not approved for the management of obesity or weight loss. More studies with a longer duration of observation are needed to understand the risks and benefits of Invokana and Farxiga. Those looking for weight loss solutions should talk with their healthcare provider about the possible risks and benefits and established treatments for weight loss.
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