Who should not take Invokana?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • low blood sugar
  • high cholesterol
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • chronic heart failure
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • decreased calcification or density of bone
  • pregnancy
  • decreased blood volume
  • Diabetic Complication causing Injury to some Body Nerves
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • history of diabetes-related lower-limb amputation
  • necrotizing fasciitis
  • a condition where deep tissues die in the area of the genitals to the anus

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