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Invokana® is a drug found within the new drug class of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. SGLT2 inhibitors are taken by patients with Type 2 diabetes to help manage their symptoms. Type 2 diabetes is a disease that affects how the bodies of millions of Americans make insulin and handle sugar. The FDA warned that SGLT2 inhibitors may cause diabetic ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis is a lethal condition where the patient may become unresponsive from increased levels of ketones in the brain. Different symptoms of ketoacidosis are;
- High blood glucose levels
- Frequent urination and thirst
- Abdominal pain
- Lethargy or confusion
- Difficulty breathing
- Fruity breath odor
In March of 2013, Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana was approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for public market use. Invokana was produced with the active ingredients canagliflozin and metformin. Several years later, Invokana starting being linked to symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). The FDA took action and issued a drug safety communication to doctors and patients. If you or a loved one has been taking Invokana, and suffered from ketoacidosis symptoms, you may be in need of an experienced Invokana lawyer. By seeking an Invokana lawyer, you will be able to find out if you are eligible for compensation. Patients who may need an Invokana lawyer may exhibit the following symptoms:
- Heart attack
- Kidney failure
- Kidney damage
- Myocardial infarction
- And even death
It is important to seek out an Invokana lawyer to help you or your loved one with their unique case. Hollis Law Firm represents people who have fallen victim to harmful drugs, such as Invokana. Speak to an Invokana lawyer at the Hollis Law Firm today for your free case evaluation. To contact an Invokana lawyer, you can call our toll-free number (800) 701-3672 or fill out the form on this page.