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What is Farxiga?

    I heard there is a new medication Farxiga. Is this medication like insulin?
  • Samuel Grossman, BS Pharm, Pharm.D, CDE PROFESSIONAL
    Farxiga is a medication from a class called Sodium Glucose Transport 2 Inhibitor. It works in the kidneys to prevent the reabsorption of glucose in the kidneys. The new medication is not like insulin and does not increase the release of insulin