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Revised: 11/2016

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
CANAGLU Tablets 100 mg
 Active ingredient:
Canagliflozin hydrate
 Dosage form:
pale yellow tablet, diameter 7.6 mm, thickness 3.4 mm
 Print on wrapping:
カナグル100mg,カナグル,CANAGLU,糖尿病用薬,1日1回1錠

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the protein SGLT2 which reabsorbs glucose in the kidney, thus reducing blood glucose through the excretion of excess glucose into urine.
It is usually used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, infection or injury.
    If you are in the pre-/post-operative period.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (100 mg of canagliflozin) at a time, once a day before or after breakfast. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Strictly follow the instructions on dietary/exercise therapy.
  • This medicine may cause hypoglycemic symptoms. Take care in working at heights, driving a car or operating machinery requiring alertness.
  • If any of hypoglycemic symptoms occur, take a sufficient amount of sugar (from table sugar, glucose, soft drinks, etc.). If you concurrently take α-glucosidase inhibitor (a medicine that delays absorption of sugar), take glucose in case of any hypoglycemic symptoms.
  • This medicine may cause dehydration. Try to keep yourself well hydrated.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include hypoglycemia, frequent urination and constipation.
If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • cold sweat, hunger, tremor in limbs [hypoglycemia]
  • thirst, general malaise, dizziness [dehydration]
  • nausea/vomiting, deep and heavy breathing, decreased consciousness/judgment [ketoacidosis]
  • chills, fever, flank/back pain [pyelonephritis, sepsis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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