Jardiance (Empagliflozin): Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More

What is Jardiance?

Jardiance is described as a brand-name prescription drug that is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It is not available in generic form. The medication, empagliflozin, can be found in Jardiance.

It primarily works to:

  • Make you less susceptible to cardiovascular death if you have heart disease and type 2 diabetes
  • Regulate blood sugar levels, helps improve diet and exercise

Jardiance is a member of a group of drugs known as sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. It is available as a tablet that can be administered through the mouth once daily.