Invokana gangrene lawsuit filed by Jones Ward

One of the nation’s first diabetes drug lawsuits involving Fournier’s gangrene has been filed in federal court by the pharmaceutical litigation team at Jones Ward PLC. Fournier’s gangrene is a rare disease that affects the genitals and perineum. It is also known as necrotizing fasciitis, and is a type of infection of the genitals or… Read More

Man Develops Diabetic Ketoacidosis Within Three Months of Taking Invokana

Man Develops Diabetic Ketoacidosis Within Three Months of Taking Invokana

If you’ve been hospitalized after taking the type 2 diabetes medication Invokana, you could be entitled to compensation. Invokana lawsuits across the country claim that the manufacturer was negligent and failed to warn of the potential harmful risks of their drug, even though they may have known about them. Arthur Portnoff, a man from Texas,… Read More

FDA Adds Ketoacidosis Warnings to Invokana

FDA Adds Ketoacidosis Warnings to Invokana

On December 4, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered the manufacturers of SGLT2 inhibitor drugs, such as Invokana, to add ketoacidosis warnings to their drug labels. Previously, the FDA had encouraged people with Type 1 diabetes with a history of ketoacidosis to avoid the drug, but drug makers are still trying to… Read More

Safety Organizations Warn of the Dangers Linked to Invokana

Safety Organizations Warn of the Dangers Linked to Invokana

Did you know that the Type 2 diabetes medication Invokana was only approved by the FDA by a vote of 10 to 5? Many of the panel members raised concerns about Invokana’s link to kidney problems and cardiovascular risks. Today, health and safety organizations are also warning of the potential dangers involved with Invokana. That’s… Read More

Invokana May Be Linked to Bone Fractures

Invokana May Be Linked to Bone Fractures

In September 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added a new warning and precaution to Invokana’s label. In a safety announcement, the FDA stated that Invokana may increase the risk of bone fractures and decrease bone mineral density in Type 2 diabetes patients. Due to the dangers linked to Invokana, hundreds of people… Read More

Invokana Could Lead to Diabetic Coma

Invokana Could Lead to Diabetic Coma

If you have Type 2 diabetes, you know all too well how dangerous the condition can be. The last thing you want to worry about is if your medication is safe or not. Unfortunately, if you take Invokana, there are a number of potential health risks, ranging from kidney failure to diabetic coma. That’s why… Read More

FDA Warns Invokana Can Cause Dangerous Levels of Blood Acid

FDA Warns Invokana Can Cause Dangerous Levels of Blood Acid

If you take Invokana to treat Type 2 diabetes, you should be aware of the potential risks involved with the drug. On the market since March 2013, Invokana is part of a new class of drugs called sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. It works by stopping the kidneys from absorbing glucose, causing it to be flushed… Read More

FDA and Invokana

FDA and Invokana

According to the U.S. Center for Disease, one in three people will develop Type 2 Diabetes in their lifetime. Currently, there are 29 million people with the disease in the United States today. So many people means so much money: Considering the numbers affected, it is not surprising the search for treatments and a cure… Read More

Heart Problems Caused by Invokana

Heart Problems Caused by Invokana

One pill, taken by mouth once a day that will help remove glucose from the body by excreting it through the urine. That is what Invokana, a newer drug, approved in 2013 promises for those suffering with Type 2 Diabetes. Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) is a family of drugs that help lower blood glucose levels. Since… Read More

Information About Invokana Side Effects

Information About Invokana Side Effects

Invokana does list many side effects with the prescription drug, such as dehydration or yeast infections. Clearly, many of these side effects could be serious, even life threatening. The dangers often increase for those over age 65. But the more serious Invokana side effects include heart injures and kidney failures that are potentially fatal! Many… Read More