Invokana, also called Canagliflozin, is an oral diabetes medicine that is used to treat high and low blood sugar levels. Invokana helps your kidneys reduce the level of glucose in the blood, improving blood sugar levels in people who have type 2 diabetes mellitus. It should be taken with diet and exercise to be effective.
Invokana also helps to prevent nerve problems, kidney damage, sexual function problems, and blindness. Furthermore, it reduces the risk of a heart attack and a stroke. However, it should not be used to treat type 1 diabetes.