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Johnson & Johnson
Drug Names(s): canagliflozin and immediate release metformin fixed dose combination (FDC), canagliflozin/metformin HC, Vokanamet
Canagliflozin is a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor.
Metformin is a first-line pharmacotherapy that can be used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes. Metformin lowers blood glucose levels by decreasing the amount of glucose made by the liver.
As of January 2013, Johnson & Johnson is now disclosing that it is developing a fixed dose combination (FDC) of canaglifozin and Glumetza (extended release metformin), found here.
In Europe and the U.S., canagliflozin is licensed to Johnson & Johnson.
Partners: Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
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