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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/23/2015 8:36:15 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
only two weeks but so far so good reducing my blood sugar

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/12/2015 3:11:23 PM

Reviewer: Brenda, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has worked significantly better than any other medications I have been prescribed. I have been diabetic for 3 years and my A1c is the lowest ever. Side benefit - I have lost weight too. Downside - be sure you drink lots and lots of water to avoid feeling ill. So far I have not experienced any side effects other than minor dizziness - and that has only occurred when I didn't ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/11/2015 5:36:30 PM

Reviewer: macgregorlass, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
While my blood sugar is not well under control after nearly 6 months on this medication, it has helped me lose 29 pounds. Although side effects suggest that LDL can increase on Invokkana, my total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and LDL decreased significantly...like 21-25%! I don't know if this will continue but my doctor decided to leave me on and add another medication to try to get the blood ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/6/2015 12:48:29 PM

Reviewer: Nikki4046, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
39 year old female type two diabetic for 15 years. before Invokana A1c 10.5. Have not hade a BS over 200 since starting this medication a month ago. Have increased to 300. DO YOUR RESERACH. You MUST drink plenty of fluids or you will feel ill. Also to combate the yeast ( I am extremly suseptable anyway) I take Ultra Flora 90 billion 12 strain probiotic EVERYDAY. I also suggest Oil of Oregano to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/28/2015 9:54:59 AM

Reviewer: Lolo, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
this drug has really brought my A1c down from 9.2 to 6.2. only problem I see is the COST. I too have had some bladder infections. But I only get one every 6 months. I am having a problem with hair loss not sure what is causing it.

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