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Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  4 years, 5 months, 3 weeks, 5 days, 4 minutes ago

Canagliflozin (Invokana) Approved To Treat Diabetic Kidney Disease

Canagliflozin (Invokana) Approved To Treat Diabetic Kidney Disease
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  4 years, 5 months, 3 weeks, 5 days, 4 minutes ago
The US FDA has approved a new indication for the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin made by Janssen Pharmaceuticals to reduce the risk for end-stage renal disease, worsening of kidney function, cardiovascular death and hospitalization for heart failure among adults with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease. Type 2 diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease in the world, and the fifth fastest-rising cause of death worldwide.