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Precautions and Warnings With Canagliflozin

Who Should Not Take Canagliflozin?

You should not take canagliflozin 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 this medication should not be used, along with several safety concerns 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 warnings and precautions with canagliflozin that may apply to you.
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