Invokana (Canagliflozin) Prescriptions Available Online Today

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Can You Get Invokana (Canagliflozin) Online?

Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Invokana (Canagliflozin) online after a medical evaluation.

You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Invokana. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.

During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Invokana, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.


What Is Invokana (Canagliflozin)?

Invokana is pill taken once a day to help you control your blood sugar levels. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, and is the longest prescribed SGLT2 inhibitor in the United States.

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Invokana FAQs

How Does Invokana Work?

Invokana acts as a mechanism which directly affects the function of your kidney. Part of the kidney’s job is to filter glucose out the blood, and to deliver it back in. The proteins that put sugar back into your blood are called sodium-glucose transport proteins. SGLT2 inhibitors, such as Invokana, block these proteins which means less glucose is reabsorbed by you blood, instead passing it out of your body when you urinate.

When combined with an active lifestyle and proper dieting, Invokana could help you manage type 2 diabetes to live a healthier life.

What Is The Recommended Invokana Dosage and Treatment?

Invokana is a convenient once-daily tablet. For patients new to the treatment, you may begin with a 100 mg dose. For additional control, you may be asked to take up to 300 mg once daily.

As with every prescription drug, take Invokana exactly as directed by your medical professional.

What Are The Benefits of Invokana?

Invokana can help you live a happier, healthier lifestyle. The convenience of a daily oral pill makes it easy for you treat your type 2 diabetes. Controlling your blood sugar levels reduces the risk of major cardiovascular risks such as,

  • heart attack
  • stroke
  • cardiovascular death

Although Invokana is not a weight loss drug, studies have shown that patients on Invokana treatment plans have lost an average of 2-3% body weight.

What Are The Side Effects of Invokana?

Common side effects of Invokana include,

Many of the common side effects are a result of drug causing you to excrete more glucose in your urine. Let your doctor know if you experience any of these side effects for a prolonged period of time or if they cause severe pain.

Some serious side effects have also been found to occur. If you experience any of these symptoms stop taking Invokana and contact your doctor immediately. Some may require immediate medical attention,

  • acute kidney failure
  • bacterial infection of the kidney and renal pelvis
  • broken bone
  • decreased calcification or density of bone
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • giant hives
  • kidney disease with reduction in kidney function
  • life threatening allergic reaction
  • necrotizing fasciitis of perineum or genital area
  • pancreatitis
  • sepsis caused by bacteria
  • urosepsis

Although extremely rare, Invokana may increase your risk of loss of limbs. Amputations mainly involve removal of the toe or part of the foot, although some amputations involving parts or the whole of the leg have occurred.

What Are Invokana Interactions?

Invokana may interact with other drugs, so it’s important to know what to look out for in order to keep yourself safe. Be sure to tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following:

  • Aliskiren
  • Alpha agonists (e.g., clonidine, methyldopa)
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors; captopril, enalapril, ramipril)
  • Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs; e.g.,candesartan, irbesartan, losartan)
  • Barbiturates (e.g., butalbital, pentobarbital, phenobarbital)
  • Beta-adrenergic blockers (e.g., atenolol, propranolol, sotalol)
  • Calcium channel blockers (e.g., amlodipine, diltiazem, nifedipine, verapamil)
  • Diuretics (water pills; e.g., furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, triamterene)
  • Diabetes medications (e.g., chlorpropamide, glipizide, glyburide, insulin, metformin, nateglinide, rosiglitazone)
  • Estrogens
  • Garlic
  • Ginseng
  • Inhaled corticosteroids (e.g., budesonide,ciclesonide, fluticasone)
  • Low-molecular-weight heparins (e.g., dalteparin, enoxaparin, tinzaparin)
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs; e.g., moclobemide, phenelzine,rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine)
  • Oral corticosteroids (e.g., dexamethasone, hydrocortisone, prednisone
  • Phenytoin
  • Pimozide
  • Primidone
  • Quinolone antibiotics (e.g.,ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin)
  • Rifampin
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs; e.g., citalopram, duloxetine, fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline)
  • Somatotropin

Please keep in mind this is not a complete list. Always tell your doctor your complete medication history and any current medicine you may be taking.

Who Should Not Take Invokana?

It is not know if Invokana is safe for children under 18 years of age. You may be at risk of amputation if you have a history of loss of limb. Tell your doctor if you have have had heart disease, narrow or blocked blood vessels, nerve damage, diabetic foot ulcers or sores, or kidney problems.

Can You Buy Invokana online?

The law requires you consult with a doctor before receiving a prescription for Invokana. A PlushCare doctor will help you determine if Invokana (or any other prescription drug) is right for your medical needs.

Telehealth is not appropriate for serious conditions that require immediate attention or emergency care. If you experience any life-threatening issues, call 911 or go to an emergency room immediately.

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