Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Invokana: An FDA Approved Drug
Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disease affecting wide range of people across the globe. In India the
rate of subjects being suffered from diabetes is continuously increasing. So, the development of drugs for its effective
treatment is essential. Thereby, various attempts have been made to discover newer drugs, to reduce the rate of anti diabetic
occurrence. Anti-diabetic drugs were found to treat diabetes mellitus by lowering glucose levels in the blood. Both
the use antidiabetic drugs as well as the changes in lifestyle and proper diet can significantly affect the severity of diabetes
mellitus and also reduces the symptoms and occurrence of the disease. Researches in the past few years on diabetes mellitus
showed that this disease is spreading at a very faster rate, thereby; various attempts have been made to treat it efficaciously.
Development and approval of antidiabetic drugs is quite necessary. There are different classes of anti-diabetic
drugs reported to treat diabetes. The objective of the present review is to explore Invokana as a newly approved antidiabetic
drug for the effective treatment of type 2 diabetes. This review focuses mainly on the various aspects of diabetes
mellitus and its treatment perspectives. From the various clinical studies done on Invokana, it was concluded that and Invokana
was found to be very effective for the efficacious therapy of diabetes mellitus.
Keywords: Diabetes, glucose, hypoglycaemic, insulin, metabolism, obesity.
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