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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/4/2015 4:56:42 PM

Reviewer: Grandma Neese, 55-64 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 been taking this med for 4 months. In that time my A1c has dropped from 9.3 to 7.3! I also lost 5 pounds. I haven't had any yeast infections but I've never been prone to them. Maybe eating yogurt nearly every day helps this. Only side effects are frequent large voids, slight hypotension when I stand, and having to get up twice a night to urinate. I'm willing to put up with ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/2/2015 7:24:18 PM

Reviewer: JSpencerGA, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been using this medication for 6 months. It worked well in helping to reduce my AIC, but I just hate the vaginal bacterial infections. I read that after 6 months of using the medication the infections will subside. I still get them. I do take a pro-biotic tablet, but it's not that strong. I will try taking some of the expensive Ultimate Flora Women's Complete 90 Billion pro-biotic t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/30/2015 12:40:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am always scared when I take any new meds, after I took Invokana, I felt the change in my body, I was a little fatigued for a week, but got adjusted to it. After a month and a half of taking it, my daily clucose readings are lower and I lost over 11 pounds and I never felt better. I like this medication a lot, it has drastically changed my life.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/25/2015 4:26:13 PM

Reviewer: Ky Redhead, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had the typical yeast infection at the 100 mg dosage. When I went to the 300 mg dosage, I began to have terribly servere and painful leg and foot cramps almost immediately every single night. I did not have uninterrupted sleep for the entire time I took this drug. I think it is very dangerous, causing severe dehydration which, even after 3 weeks off the drug, I continue to experience. And I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/24/2015 3:57:40 PM

Reviewer: oOCielOo, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I highly suggest avoiding this medication if you possibly can. I was hospitalized for a week due to a poor reaction to this medication. I met numerous doctors as I was the first person in my general area of the country to have had the reaction. Thankfully I'm young so I managed to survive. I was told had I been 50 or more, I would've died. I had a severe amount of acidity in my blood, was ... Show Full Comment

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