What is empagliflozin (Jardiance)?
Empagliflozin (Jardiance) is a prescription drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. This medication decreases your body’s blood glucose level to get your type 2 diabetes under control. Not only does empagliflozin help manage blood sugar levels, but it can also help patients with type 2 diabetes reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke, and death.
Empagliflozin is prescribed in conjunction with other treatment measures such as exercise and dietary changes to help patients lose weight and prevent serious complications caused by diabetes.
Empagliflozin is supplied under the brand name Jardiance.