On this episode I discuss empagliflozin pharmacology and how this medication lowers blood sugar.
Empagliflozin is associated with an increased risk of genitourinary tract infections.
Be aware that patients who are prone to hypotension, may have an increased risk of this issue with empagliflozin use.
Empagliflozin has cardiovascular and renal function benefits in addition to its blood sugar lowering effects.
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