Treating type 2 diabetes in certain patients. It is used along with diet and exercise. Jardiance is a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor. It works by decreasing the amount of sugar the body absorbs and increasing the amount of sugar that leaves the body in the urine.
Jardiance (empagliflozin) is used to treat symptoms of diabetes. Jardiance can help control blood sugar levels, while promoting the excretion of glucose by the kidneys. Jardiance is used to treat type 2 diabetes typically, not type 1. Those undergoing kidney dialysis, or those with certain kidney conditions, should not take Jardiance.