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A new sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) has been approved by the FDA. Empagliflozin follows canagliflozin (Invokana) and dapagliflozin (Farxiga)as the third entry in this group. These drugs reduce plasma glucose levels by reducing renal absorption of filtered glucose. Empagliflozin is marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim as Jardiance.

Empagliflozin Tablets (Jardiance ®)