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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/31/2014 11:46:56 AM

Reviewer: Toni, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Been on 100 mg. treatment for 10 days now, I also continue to take metformin 1000mg 2 x a day. Levemir 30 units a day .... Now I'm down to 10 units a day. The invokana is helping so much that I am taking less levemir. Dr. Just upped my dose today to 300 mg. invokana in hopes that I can discontinue levemir all together. BS is doing much better, fasting BS was in the 200-300 range, now it's ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/31/2014 12:09:20 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After three months, my husband developed acute pancreatitis. In hospital for over 5 weeks, 10 surgeries, and near death. Do not take this medicine.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/29/2014 7:32:04 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started experiencing leg and foot cramps right after starting at 100mg dose. A doctor suggested drinking a glass of Tonic Water (I drink the diet) every day. This greatly decreased the cramps, then stopped them after a few months. It took about 6 months for the Invokana to kick in, then I suddenly began experiencing very low blood sugars. My doctor stopped my Levemir, Symlin and Glipizide, an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/24/2014 9:58:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After several years of trying to get BS Spikes under control, my Dr recently prescribed Invokana and after only 4 days,the spikes are gone.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/23/2014 12:47:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
In Nov2013 my A1C was 9.4. My doctor put me on the following cocktail of med: Invokana 100mg first thing in the morning. Then Jentadueto 2.5/100 mg with 4mg of prandin with first meal of day and dinner. My A1C went down to 7.1. I no longer have 300 or 200 range blood sugar checks. I never used to get yeast infections and now i do and they are bad. In addition I have had some small bladder leak ... Show Full Comment

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