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canagliflozin

noun can·a·gli·flo·zin \ ˌka-nə-glə-ˈflō-zən \

medical Definition of canagliflozin

: a drug C24H25FO5S·¹/₂H2O that lowers blood sugar by reducing the reabsorption of glucose from the kidneys and is taken orally to treat type 2 diabetes
Note: Canagliflozin is marketed under the trademark Invokana and when used in combination with metformin, under the trademark Invokamet.

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