Conditions Category: SGLT2I

Potential side effects

Hypoglycemia–if taken with sulphonylureas or insulin Thrush Urinary Tract Infections Increased urination Pain when urinating Changes in levels of blood fats Blood pressure lowering

August 4, 2022

Why take them

In recent trials of SGLT2i treatments, mortality was reduce for all-cause and cardiovascular death in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and a reduction in hospital admissions. Kidney function also improved. These medications are now available for people with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, with or without type 2 diabetes.

August 4, 2022

What do they do

SGLT2i (Gliflozins) medication stands for Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 and can lower the glucose (sugar) levels in the blood

August 4, 2022