Invokamet Dosage

Generic name: canagliflozin and metformin
Brand names: Invokamet, Invokamet XR
Drug class: Antidiabetic combinations

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 50 mg/500 mg, 50 mg/1000 mg, 150 mg/500 mg, 150 mg/1000 mg

Diabetes mellitus, type 2

[tx-naive pts]
Dose: 1 tab PO bid; Start: 50 mg/500 mg PO bid; Max: 300 mg/2000 mg/day; Info: give w/ meals; hold tx for surgery if restricting food/fluid; consider holding tx at least 3 days before surgery; D/C for iodinated contrast study if eGFR <60, hepatic dz hx, alcoholism hx, heart failure hx, or receiving contrast intra-arterially; restart after 48h if stable renal fxn; see canagliflozin for cardiovascular event risk reduction use or kidney dz progression and cardiovascular-related risk reduction use
[conversion from canagliflozin plus metformin]
Dose: 1 tab PO bid; Start: equivalent total daily dose of each component in current regimen PO divided bid; Max: 300 mg/2000 mg/day; Info: give w/ meals; hold tx for surgery if restricting food/fluid; consider holding tx at least 3 days before surgery; D/C for iodinated contrast study if eGFR <60, hepatic dz hx, alcoholism hx, heart failure hx, or receiving contrast intra-arterially; restart after 48h if stable renal fxn; see canagliflozin for cardiovascular event risk reduction use or kidney dz progression and cardiovascular-related risk reduction use
[conversion from canagliflozin]
Dose: 1 tab PO bid; Start: current daily canagliflozin dose PO divided bid plus metformin 500 mg PO bid; Max: 300 mg/2000 mg/day; Info: give w/ meals; hold tx for surgery if restricting food/fluid; consider holding tx at least 3 days before surgery; D/C for iodinated contrast study if eGFR <60, hepatic dz hx, alcoholism hx, heart failure hx, or receiving contrast intra-arterially; restart after 48h if stable renal fxn; see canagliflozin for cardiovascular event risk reduction use or kidney dz progression and cardiovascular-related risk reduction use
[conversion from metformin]
Dose: 1 tab PO bid; Start: canagliflozin 50 mg PO bid plus current daily metformin dose PO divided bid; Max: 300 mg/2000 mg/day; Info: give w/ meals; hold tx for surgery if restricting food/fluid; consider holding tx at least 3 days before surgery; D/C for iodinated contrast study if eGFR <60, hepatic dz hx, alcoholism hx, heart failure hx, or receiving contrast intra-arterially; restart after 48h if stable renal fxn; see canagliflozin for cardiovascular event risk reduction use or kidney dz progression and cardiovascular-related risk reduction use

Renal dosing

eGFR 45-59: max canagliflozin dose 100 mg/day; eGFR 30-44: avoid tx initiation; eGFR <30: contraindicated; Info: weigh risk/benefit, max canagliflozin dose 100 mg/day if eGFR 30-44 during tx
HD/PD: contraindicated

Hepatic dosing

hepatic impairment: avoid use
SRC: NLM .