a new med for treating type 2 diabetes, Farxiga (far-SEE-guh, dapagliflozin)

You'll see a new med for treating type 2 diabetes, Farxiga (far-SEE-guh, dapagliflozin).

Think of Farxiga as similar to Invokana (canagliflozin). They lower blood glucose by clearing sugar through the urine.

Watch doses closely. Most patients will start on 5 mg once daily...and increase up to 10 mg if needed to reach blood sugar goals.

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