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Invented name: Invokana   
Auth. number : EU/1/13/884
Active substance : canagliflozin
ATC: Anatomical main group: A - Alimentary tract and metabolism
Therapeutic subgroup: A10 - Drugs used in diabetes
Pharmacological subgroup: A10B - Blood glucose lowering drugs, excluding insulins
Chemical subgroup: A10BX - Other oral blood glucose lowering drugs
Chemical substance: A10BX11 - canagliflozin
(See WHO ATC Index)
Indication: Invokana is indicated in adults aged 18 years and older with type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycaemic control as:
When diet and exercise alone do not provide adequate glycaemic control in patients for whom the use of metformin is considered inappropriate due to intolerance or contraindications.
Add on therapy
Add on therapy with other glucose lowering medicinal products including insulin, when these, together with diet and exercise, do not provide adequate glycaemic control
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Janssen-Cilag International NV
Turnhoutseweg 30, 2340 Beerse, België
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Close date procedure Procedure type EMEA number Decision summary publ decision docs annex
19/11/2013 Centralised - Authorisation EMEA/H/C/2649 (2013)8171 of 15/11/2013
25/04/2014 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/2649/II/3, 6
Updated with Decision(2015)2428 of 08/04/2015
10/04/2015 Centralised - Yearly update (2015)2428 of 8/04/2015
24/08/2015 PSUSA - Modification EMEA/H/C/PSUSA/10077/201411 (2015)5963 of 20/08/2015
18/12/2015 PSUSA - Modification EMEA/H/C/PSUSA/10077/201503 (2015)9629 of 16/12/2015
27/04/2016 Referral EMEA/H/A-20/1419/C/2649/11 (2016)2627 of 25/04/2016
30/06/2016 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/2649/II/16
Updated with Decision(2017)2759 of 20/04/2017
15/09/2016 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/2649/II/23
Updated with Decision(2017)2759 of 20/04/2017
24/04/2017 Referral EMEA/H/A-20/1442/C/2649/18 (2017)2759 of 20/04/2017
3/05/2017 Centralised - 2-Monthly update EMEA/H/C/2649/II/26 (2017)2956 of 28/04/2017
29/09/2017 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/2649/IA/32
28/11/2017 Centralised - Notification EMEA/H/C/2649/N/35
15/03/2018 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/2649/II/33/G