Anyone with CKD & type 2 diabetes taking Farxiga (dapagliflozin)?
My endocrinologist suggested I take Farxiga to help with Type 2 diabetic issues and protect Stage 3B from becoming more serious. She is a great doc and follows the science of this drug. Several months after taking the drug, my outside of Mayo nephrologist back then questioned the validity of the drug. So I went to WebMD online, which is not a truly scientific source for information, say that Stage 3B should not be taking the drug, so I stopped last November without the good wishes of my endocrinologist. Fast forward to past February, I see a New Mayo nephrologist who strongly concurs with the usage of Farxiga with my endocrinologist. Both explain that it is the science that encourages them with CKD. When I stopped taking Farxiga, my GFR was 45 and 44 respectively. I restarted Farxiga around March 1st, and my latest GFR was 37. Granted I have had fluctuations in the past, but unsure of the future GFR direction. I will be tested again next week so I will have a better idea. In the meantime, are there any of you who have taken Farxiga and can share your results as it relates to CKD? I know some have talked a little as it affects heart problems or side effects, but I saw very little on this forum with CKD.