What is Jardiance?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Empaglifozin

Jardiance® is a prescription medication used in patients with diabetes to control blood sugar.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diabetes type 2 15 18
Coronary artery disease 1 0
Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 1 0
Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) 1 1
Stroke 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 3
Moderate 7
Mild 4
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Jardiance

Side effect Patients
Vaginal yeast infection 3
Craving carbs 1
Dizzy spells 1
Frequent daytime urination 1
Frequent urination 1
Increased urination 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Jardiance

Dosage Patients
10 mg daily 8
25 mg daily 5

Why patients stopped taking Jardiance

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Jardiance

Duration

Currently taking Jardiance

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 5
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Jardiance

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 15
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 13
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 3
< $25 10
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Jardiance after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Canagliflozin (Invokana) 1
Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) 1
Glipizide (Glipizide ER) 1
Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan (Micardis HCT) 1
Insulin Glargine (Lantus) 1

Show all 6 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking Jardiance and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Dulaglutide (Trulicity) 1
Liraglutide (Victoza) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Jardiance

Aug 10, 2017 (Started Sep 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight loss, craving carbs, yeast infection (candida), increased urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started carving crabs are I stopped the Jardiance, so I went back on it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 4, 2017 (Started Sep 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight loss, craving carbs, yeast infection (candida), increased urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Victoza works so much better, I am stopping the Jardiance.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 20, 2016 (Started Sep 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight loss, craving carbs, yeast infection (candida), increased urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since the doctor increased the medication dosage I have been craving crabs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 27, 2015 (Started Sep 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight loss, yeast infection (candida), increased urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Increase thirst, increase urination, unexpected weight loss, yeast infection
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 22, 2015 (Started Sep 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight loss, yeast infection (candida), increased urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Jardiance has helped me lower my A1C and I have had an unexpected weight loss since starting Jardiance.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 24, 2015 (Started Sep 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight loss, yeast infection (candida), increased urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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