Farxiga (Dapagliflozin)

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Farxiga is a prescription medication used to help reduce the risk of death in patients with heart failure due to reduced ejection fraction. It is also approved for patients with type two diabetes who need help managing their blood sugar levels and for individuals with chronic kidney disease. A generic version of this medication was recently approved.

This medication can be costly, with an average retail price of $615.00 for 30 tablets. However, when you purchase your prescription online at Canadian Pharmacy Online, you can get your prescription filled for $85.00 for 28 tablets or $2.50 per 10 mg tablet.

Save even more with our Farxiga coupon when you use code FARXIGA10 at check out with a $50 minimum order.

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

How to Save on Your Farxiga Prescription

Choose a Generic Version 

Recently, the FDA approved a generic version of Farxiga. This medication features the same formula as Farxiga but at a lower cost. 

Manufacturer Farxiga Coupons

AstraZeneca, the manufacturer of Farxiga, offers coupons for qualifying patients. It's always a good idea to check with the manufacturer before filling your prescription. 

AstraZeneca Patient Assistance

Some patients may qualify for assistance with their AstraZeneca prescriptions if they meet the income requirements and other requirements. This can drastically reduce the cost of your prescription. 

Fill a 90-Day Supply. 

Want to reduce your medication costs even more? Fill up to a 90-day supply of Farxiga to save even more money on your prescription. 

Choose Canadian Pharmacy Online

Canadian Pharmacy Online is a licensed and certified pharmacy in Canada. We partner with all the top drug manufacturers and offer some of the lowest prices on all the medications you need. Even if your insurance covers part of your prescription, you may be able to get a lower price through our online pharmacy. We also offer great Farxiga discounts and fast, free shipping on all your orders. 

Common Questions About Farxiga

How Does Farxiga Work? 

Farxiga helps your body remove more sugar from the blood when you urinate. This can result in lower blood sugar levels and reduce the negative impact of high blood sugar on the body. It can also increase the amount of sodium in another part of the kidney, slowing the progression of kidney disease. This also reduces strain on the heart. 

What Are the Most Common Farxiga Side Effects? 

The most common side effects of Farxiga include yeast infections, cold-like symptoms, urinary tract infections, increased urination, dehydration, back pain, and others. Serious side effects can include low blood sugar, allergic reactions, and others. Ask your doctor if Farxiga is a safe choice for you. 

Who Is a Candidate for Farxiga? 

Farxiga is approved for type 2 diabetes, heart failure, and kidney disease. It's not recommended for patients with type 1 diabetes or individuals who have had allergic reactions to similar medications in the past. Your doctor can help determine if Farxiga is a good choice for your needs. 

Order Online

How to buy Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) online?

Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) can be ordered online through CanadianPharmacyOnline.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90-days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Farxiga Cost

How much does Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) cost?

Farxiga 10mg

  • Average US retail price (30 Tablets) – $615.00
  • Our Price (28 Tablets) – $85.00

Above shows the comparison between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price for 28 tablets and 30 tablets of Farxiga 10mg.

What is the lowest price of Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $2.50/unit for Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) 10mg tablets

Is this price for Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) without insurance?

These prices listed are without insurance. Unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. However, we will give you an itemized receipt which you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurer. We are also unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices are regulated in Canada and other countries where we source medication. The US is a free market economy which is why the prices may differ since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem appropriate for the product. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we obtain medications from these countries.

Farxiga Coupon

Is there a coupon for Farxiga available?

Yes, we do you have a Farxiga coupon for an extra discount on your prescription. You can save $10 off your order with coupon code FARXIGA10. Apply coupon at checkout for instant savings and pay less for your prescription with a minimum $50 order.

Farxiga Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) available?

Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) is not available as a generic alternative in the USA.

How much cheaper is generic Farxiga (Dapagliflozin)?

There is currently no generic alternative in USA to Farxiga (Dapagliflozin).

What is the difference between brand and generic Farxiga (Dapagliflozin)?

Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. There are no shipping charges

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

How much does shipping cost?

There are no shipping charges.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Farxiga (Dapagliflozin)

What is Farxiga (Dapagliflozin)?

Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) is a prescription medication that is classified as a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor.


What is Farxiga used for? 

It is indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.

How does it work?

It reduces reabsorption of filtered glucose, lowers the renal threshold for glucose, and increases urinary glucose excretion.


How do I take Farxiga?

Take Farxiga by mouth once daily in the morning with or without food as directed by your doctor

What dosages are available?

Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) is only available as a brand in 5mg and 10mg tablets.

What is the recommended dosage?

It is usually dosed 5mg once daily but take as directed by your doctor

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 10mg/day.

What if I miss a dose?

Take the medication as soon as possible if you have missed a dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return back to your regular schedule. Never double the dose.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Farxiga (Dapagliflozin)?

There have been reports of increased bone fractures with SGLT2 inhibitors in some clinical trials, but Farxiga does not appear to increase the risk of bone fractures (longer-term studies may be required).

Use of Farxiga may increase the risk of genital mycotic infections. Uncircumcised males and patients with a history of these infections are at increased risk.

Necrotizing fasciitis (Fournier gangrene), although rare and serious, has been reported in patients taking Farxiga. Patients with malaise along the genitil, fever, or tenderness, erythema, perennial pain, or swelling should be assessed for necrotizing fasciitis. Stop the medication immediately if the patient develops this.

Farxiga can cause hypotension due to intravascular volume depletion (increased risk in those with renal dysfunction). Elderly may be predisposed to intravascular volume depletion symptoms.

Ketoacidosis has been reported.

There is conflicting data for lower limb amputation and use of SGLT2 inhibitors.

Hypersensitivity reactions can occur with use of Farxiga.

Acute kidney injury has been reported in those with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Serious urinary tract infections requiring hospitalizations have been reported with use (including urosepsis and pyelonephritis.

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Farxiga (Dapagliflozin)?

Some common side effects include:

  • Genitourinary fungal infections
  • Hypotension
  • Hypovolemia
  • Increased urinary output
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Vulvovaginal pruritus

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Farxiga.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Use with insulin can increase the risk of hypoglycemia (Risk Category D).

This is not a full list of potential drug-drug-interactions. Speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about drug-drug-interactions.


How should this medication be stored?

Farxiga should be stored between 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F). Excursions are allowed to be stored between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F).

Pharmacist Tips

  • Dehydration can occur so be sure to stay hydrated. Dehydration can cause you to feel weak, faint, dizzy, or lightheaded.
  • Taking this medication can increase your risk of yeast infection (in males and females).

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


Farxiga Coupon
Use Farxiga coupon code to get $10 discount. Minimum $50 purchase required. *Coupon codes are one-time use and cannot be combined.

Farxiga FAQ

Is Farxiga for diabetes?

Yes. It has an indication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Is Farxiga the same as Jardiance?

No. Farxiga (dapagliflozin) and Jardiance (Empagliflozin) are different drugs but belong to the same class of medications (SGLT2 inhibitors).

Is Farxiga the same as metformin?

No. Both are used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but Dapagliflozin is a SGLT2 inhibitor while metformin is a biguanide.

Is Farxiga a diuretic?

No. Dapagliflozin is a SGLT2 inhibitor.

Is Farxiga available as a generic?


The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.