Claims Facing Invokana

Countless patients have come forward with claims against the manufacturers of the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor Invokana. After experiencing unannounced reactions to the medication, users of the drug are seeking out compensation.

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Some of these adverse effects include:

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Heart Attack
  • Kidney Failure
  • Stroke
  • Amputations
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History

Invokana is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with Type 2 diabetes
Approximately 20 cases of ketoacidosis caused by SGLT2 inhibitors are brought to the FDA’s Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS)
A case report on using Invokana, and its link to developing ketoacidosis is published in March by the Endocrine Study
By May, the FDA releases a safety warning regarding the use of SGLT2 inhibitors, and the increased risk of patients developing ketoacidosis
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What Does Invokana Do?

A new class of medications called SGLT2 inhibitors are used for treatment for those with Type 2 diabetes. Unlike most medication for Type 2 diabetes, SGLT2s do not work to increase insulin levels. Instead, Invokana, and other drugs in this new class, prevent sugar from being reabsorbed into the blood, in the kidneys. This works by inhibiting a special protein in the kidney, responsible for...

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Lawsuits For This Medication

Patients who have filed lawsuits against manufacturers Johnson & Johnson state warning of the increased risk of kidney failure, heart attacks, and ketoacidosis were not disclosed. Agencies have reported adverse effects of this drug were higher than 92% of other medications within the monitored health group.

Within the first year of being released, there have been over 450...

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Cases Against SGLT2 Inhibitors

The family of Ida Mae Jones Jackson filed a wrongful death claim against Janssen in Louisiana, after she had experienced complications with the medication. After suffering from ketoacidosis which...

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