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How does empagliflozin (Jardiance) work to treat type 2 diabetes?

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Empagliflozin boosts how much glucose leaves your body in urine, and blocks your kidney from reabsorbing glucose. Your doctor may call this type of drug a “SGLT2 inhibitor.”

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News release, FDA. 
PDR.net. American Heart Association.
WebMD Health News: "FDA Restricts Use of Diabetes Drug Avandia."
News release, FDA.

 

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on November 07, 2019

SOURCES: 

News release, FDA. 
PDR.net. American Heart Association.
WebMD Health News: "FDA Restricts Use of Diabetes Drug Avandia."
News release, FDA.

 

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on November 07, 2019

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