SGLT2 inhibitors: reports of Fournier's gangrene (necrotising fasciitis of the genitalia or perineum)

Source:
GOV UK
Publisher:
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Publication date:
18 February 2019

Abstract

If Fournier’s gangrene is suspected, stop the SGLT2 inhibitor and start treatment urgently (including antibiotics and surgical debridement).