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If you believe you have a case against the manufacturer of the Type 2 diabetes drug, Invokana®, consider speaking to a helpful Invokana injury lawyer at the Hollis Law Firm today.
Have you or a loved suffered medical complications or injuries while taking Invokana® (canagliflozin)? Read on for more information about the risks associated with Invokana, and learn how you can find an Invokana injury lawyer to review your case.
What are the risks associated with Invokana?
Invokana is a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, and is prescribed by doctors to treat patients with Type 2 diabetes. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in March of 2013. The drug is designed to stop glucose from being reabsorbed into the blood.
In May of 2015, the FDA warned that Invokana can cause ketoacidosis, which is a condition in which the body produces a dangerous amount of ketones. High levels of ketones make the patient’s blood more acidic, and can poison the body. Ketoacidosis can lead to severe dehydration, diabetic coma, kidney failure, heart attack, or even death.
How do I find an Invokana Injury Lawyer?
If you or a loved one was been diagnosed with ketoacidosis while taking Invokana, you may be eligible for compensation for treatment and suffering. In order to move forward with a claim, it may be in your best interest to consult an Invokana injury lawyer about your case. The attorneys at the Hollis Law Firm offer free case reviews for those who have suffered injuries from dangerous drugs such as Invokana. The Hollis Law Firm represents clients from Kansas and Missouri, and partners with Invokana injury lawyers in all 50 states to provide representation to clients throughout the country. To speak to a member of the Hollis Law team about your potential Invokana lawsuit, please contact the Hollis Law Firm by completing a contact form or by calling (800) 701-3672.