Canagliflozin/UGT Inducers Interactions

This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.

Medical warning:

Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Your other medicine may speed up how quickly your body processes canagliflozin.

What might happen:

The amount of canagliflozin in your blood may decrease and it may not work as well.

What you should do about this interaction:

Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together and if you have any trouble with your kidneys. If your kidneys are healthy, you doctor may want to change the dose of your canagliflozin. If your kidneys are not working correctly, your doctor may want to change your medicine.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

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