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Dapagliflozin

DAPAGLIFLOZIN helps to treat type 2 diabetes. It helps to control blood sugar. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. Compare SGLT2 inhibitors.
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Insurance Coverage: Many major insurance plans no longer cover Farxiga as of 2015. Learn More

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New FDA Safety Alert: Invokana and Farxiga for Diabetes

The GoodRx Pharmacist - July 06, 2016

In June 2016, the FDA issued a safety alert for canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet), used to treat type 2 diabetes.

Now, another warning has been issued, for Invokana and Invokamet along with another similar diabetes medication, dapagliflozin (Farxiga and Xigduo XR).

According to the FDA, canagliflozin and dapagliflozin may cause an increased risk of acute kidney injury. The previous warning for canagliflozin was for an increased risk of foot and leg amputations—all serious stuff. See More

Ketoacidosis Warning Issued for New Diabetes Meds

The GoodRx Pharmacist - May 21, 2015

On May 15, 2015, the FDA issued a warning for the newest class of diabetes medications, SGLT2 inhibitors.

According to the FDA, the medications in this class may lead to a serious and life-threatening condition known as ketoacidosis.

Which medications are considered SGLT2 inhibitors?

These medications also contain SGLT2 inhibitors in combination with other active ingredients:

What should I do if I am taking one of these medications?

If you are taking one of the medications listed above DO NOT stop your medication without talking to your doctor. See More

40+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2015

Elizabeth Davis - August 20, 2014

For many Americans with health insurance, more than 40 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2015. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handle pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing over 40 drugs from their formularies at the end of 2014. This is in addition to the more than 50 drugs removed last year.

What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

New Diabetes Treatment Approved: Jardiance

The GoodRx Pharmacist - August 08, 2014

Jardiance (empagliflozin) was approved by the FDA on August 1, 2014 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

What type of medication is Jardiance?
Jardiance is part of a new class of medications recently approved by the FDA, Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitors.

How does Jardiance work?

It works with the body’s natural process of urination to help remove more excess sugar from the body rather than allowing it to be reabsorbed by your kidneys. See More

What?! Another New Medication for Diabetes?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 14, 2014

With 25 million Americans with adult-onset diabetes I guess it’s great we have so many new medications coming down the pipeline. As a primary care doctor, even my head is spinning learning the details of the newest diabetes medications but it’s exciting . . . and here is another one.

Remember, all guidelines agree that for most folks metformin is the first line diabetes medication, and it’s cheap and easy. See More

Farxiga Approved By the FDA for Type II Diabetes

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 10, 2014

Farxiga (dapagliflozin) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of type II diabetes this week, after a previous denial in January 2012 due to bladder cancer concerns. Here’s what you need to know:

How does Farxiga work, and are there any similar drugs available?

Dapagliflozin is part of a newer class of drugs: Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2 inhibitors). Invokana (canagliflozin), approved in March 2013, is the only other medication in this class. See More

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