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Healthcare providers may prescribe canagliflozin for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This drug works by increasing the amount of glucose (sugar) removed from the blood and through the urine, helping to lower blood sugar levels. It comes in tablet form and is taken once daily, usually before your morning meal. Some people may experience side effects, such yeast infections and increased urination.
- Genital fungal infections (such as yeast infections) in both women and uncircumcised men
- Urinary tract infections (such as a bladder infection)
- Increased urination.