SGLT2 Inhibitors Associated with Rare Gangrene

Patients taking an SGLT2 inhibitor should be aware of the signs of Fournier gangrene, a rare but potentially life-threatening bacterial infection of the skin that involves the tissues, surrounding muscles, nerves, and blood vessels of the external genitalia, perianal region, and perineum (the area between the anus and scrotum for men; between the anus and vulva for women). Read more

Posted in Drugs