Treating type 2 diabetes in certain patients. It is used along with diet and exercise. Invokamet is a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor and biguanide antidiabetic combination. The SGLT2 inhibitor works by decreasing the amount of sugar the body absorbs and increasing the amount of sugar that leaves the body in the urine. The biguanide antidiabetic works by decreasing the amount of sugar that the liver produces and the intestines absorb. It also helps to make your body more sensitive to the insulin that you naturally produce.
Invokamet is a combination of the two drugs canagliflozin and metformin. Invokamet is taken orally. Invokamet is prescribed along with food and exercise. It is used to treat diabetes type 2.
Invokamet drugs are oral diabetes medicines that are a combination of two prescription medications called canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride. Invokamet is used to help control blood sugar levels of people with diabetes type two when treatment with either canagliflozin or metformin has failed.
The combinations of Invokamet, Canagliflozin works by helping the kidneys of the patient get rid of glucose from the bloodstream. Metformin works by helping lower glucose production in the liver and also causes the intestines to absorb less glucose. Invokamet can cause serious side effects including lactic acidosis which can lead to death. Let your doctor know all the factors that he should know.