SGLT2 inhibitors: MHRA warns of Fournier's gangrene risk

Cases of necrotising fasciitis of the genitalia or perineum, also known as Fournier's gangrene, have been reported in patients with type 2 diabetes taking sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, the MHRA has said.

by Yejin Yang
Fournier's gangrene is a urological emergency that requires prompt medical treatment. | iStock.com/Jomkwan
Fournier's gangrene is a urological emergency that requires prompt medical treatment. | iStock.com/Jomkwan

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