Invokana Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Low Blood Sugar

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Urinary Tract Infection

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Dehydration
  • Fainting
  • High Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Blood Pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Candida Infection Of The Glans Penis
  • Constipation
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Generalized Weakness
  • High Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Levels Of Hemoglobin
  • Itching Of The Genital Area
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Broken Bone
  • A Complication Of Diabetes With High Blood Ketone Levels Called Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Decreased Calcification Or Density Of Bone
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis, A Condition Where Deep Tissues Die In The Area Of The Genitals To The Anus
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyelonephritis, Infection And Inflammation Of The Kidney And Renal Pelvis
  • Urosepsis, A Bacterial Infection Originating From The Urinary Tract

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Metabolic Condition Where The Body Cannot Adequately Use Sugars Called Ketoacidosis
  • Hives
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Intense Abdominal Pain

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