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Forxiga

Discussion in 'Diabetes Medication and Drugs' started by sweaty betty, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. sweaty betty

    sweaty betty Type 2 · Active Member

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    I've just started forxiga in addition to insulin (pump) and metformin.

    So far, so good. My bg was in the teens and now is mostly single figures and I'm hoping to improve this further.

    But I've noticed my urine smells different (that is, it's noticeable, i don't routinely go around sniffing my urine...).

    I've tested for ketones which have come up as "lo" so I don't think I have to worry about ketoacidosis.

    Should I be concerned otherwise?
     
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    kareeta Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi

    I have been on this drug for around six months now (i'm type 1). I noticed this too, I think it is the glucose being flushed out of your system as that is one of the main effects of the drug. I smell like sugar puffs occasionally! :)
     
  3. sweaty betty

    sweaty betty Type 2 · Active Member

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    Ha! Yes, sugar puffs, that might be if! Thanks - pleased it's normal in the grand scheme of things.
     
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