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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/16/2015 10:59:07 AM

Reviewer: latinsita4u, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was on 2 types of insulin. Taking Invokana has completely taken me off insulin. It does make me urinate frequently, but I'll take that over injections anytime!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/8/2015 9:34:18 AM

Reviewer: FuzzyWuzzy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried everything from oral medication to insulin in attempt to control the blood sugar. When my a1c went up to 11, my MD prescribed Invokana. There was an immediate improvement in the blood sugar level. This medication worked wonders for me.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/7/2015 6:17:15 PM

Reviewer: Disappointed, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Raised my blood sugar does not work. I did cut blood pressure drugs in half. Duretic portion is stronger than the part that elemenates sugar I guess

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/6/2015 7:02:48 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
62 yo female. I've been on everything actos, metformin (allergic which seems to happen w/ some people with shellfood allergies), Januvia, trajenta, glypizide. Nothing has worked well. My A1C has gone form 6.2 to 8.8 in 5 years. So MD started Invokana three days ago. So far I'm up all night in the bathroom, vaginal itching, UTI, tired, generally feel crummy AND blood sugars have increased f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/6/2015 3:06:11 AM

Reviewer: Unhappy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Invokana was the worst drug I have ever taken. Caused dry mouth, which I could have dealt with & vaginal/genital itching & extreme pain & even swelling & I guess yeast infection, which I haven't head for years. I was on it for less than a week along w/Metformin. Acute agony from this med. I think it should be taken off the market.

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