SKU: AH_CH_DB_4373 Category:

Generic : Canagliflozin (100mg)

Treatment : Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

Pack size : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd

Made In : INDIA



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Prominad Tablet is used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels seen in diabetes. This reduces the chances of serious complications of diabetes and also helps prevent heart disease.

Prominad Tablet can be taken with or without food at any time of day but you should try to take it at the same time every day. The dose will be decided by your doctor. Do not stop taking it without asking your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or a urinary tract infection or if you are on water pills (diuretics). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.


In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Prominad Tablet is a medicine that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It helps get rid of extra glucose from your body through urine. Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level, you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. This medicine will reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease if you have type 2 diabetes and already have cardiovascular disease. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed because it is protecting your future health.



Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prominad Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.



Prominad Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by removing excess sugar from your body through urine.





It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Prominad Tablet.


Prominad Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breast feeding

Prominad Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.


Prominad Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
However, dizziness or lightheadedness has been reported, which may affect your ability to drive, cycle, or use tools or machines.


Prominad Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prominad Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not needed in patients with mild renal disease. However, it is not recommended for patients with severe renal impairment or patients undergoing dialysis.


Prominad Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Prominad Tablet is recommended.
Dose adjustment is not needed in patients with mild to moderate liver disease. However, it is not recommended for patients with severe hepatic impairment.


Interaction with drugs

Using the below medicines along with Prominad Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.

  • Betamethasone : (SERIOUS)
  • Methylprednisolone : (SERIOUS)
  • Diacerein : (SERIOUS)
  • Escitalopram Oxalate : (SERIOUS)
  • Deflazacort : (SERIOUS)
  • Collagen Peptide : (SERIOUS)
  • Propranolol : (SERIOUS)
  • Pancreatin : (SERIOUS)
  • Paroxetine : (SERIOUS)



If you miss a dose of Prominad Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.


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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Prominad

  • Increased thirst
  • Polyuria
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Genital fungal infection
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Rash


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Q. What is Prominad Tablet used for?

Prominad Tablet is used in adults with type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar levels. It works best when used along with diet and exercise. It is also used in adults having diabetes and cardiovascular disease together. Its use in such patients helps reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke or death due to these cardiovascular events.

Q. Is Prominad Tablet the same as metformin?

No, Prominad Tablet is not the same as metformin. Prominad Tablet is a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor whereas metformin is a biguanide. Prominad Tablet lowers blood sugar by causing the kidneys to get rid of more glucose in the urine. On the other hand, metformin works by reducing the amount of sugar which your liver releases into your blood.

Q. How do you take Prominad Tablet?

Take Prominad Tablet exactly as advised by your doctor. You should swallow the tablet whole with water. You can take your tablet with or without food. It is best to take it before the first meal of the day, preferably at the same time each day. This will help you remember to take it.

Q. How do I know that Prominad Tablet is working?

Keep a record of your blood sugar levels, daily or at regular intervals. You can show this record to your doctor on your next visit. Your doctor will analyze these reports and tell you whether the medicine is working or not.

Q. What types of patients are more prone to amputation?

Patients having a history of amputation are more prone to lower limb amputation. The risk is also high in patients with foot ulcers or sores or who have or had heart disease. Also, patients who have or have suffered from peripheral vascular disease (narrowing of blood vessels in feet, legs, or arms causing numbness, pain, or coldness) and neuropathy (nerve damage that causes tingling, numbness, and pain, usually in your hands and feet) also have a high risk of lower limb amputation.

Q. Can Prominad Tablet cause weight loss?

Prominad Tablet usually causes loss of fat mass which further leads to weight loss. However, this may vary from person to person depending upon the doses and whether it is being used alone or with other diabetes medications.

Q. What are the serious side effects of Prominad Tablet?

The serious side effects of Prominad Tablet include ketoacidosis (increased ketones in your blood or urine), some allergic reaction, sudden kidney impairment, serious urinary tract infections and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Prominad Tablet may also cause a serious bacterial infection that may damage the tissue under the skin in the area between and around the anus and genitals (perineum), although it is rare. This medicine may weaken your bones, increasing the risk of fractures, particularly in the upper arms, wrists, or hands.


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Pack size  – 10

Pack form  – tablet


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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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