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Invokana, Farxiga and Jardiance Lawsuits

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In May of 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers, doctors, and pharmacists of the dangers of Invokana, Farxiga and Jardiance, prescription medications used to treat or otherwise address high blood sugar levels related to type 2 diabetes. The FDA determined that SGLT2 inhibitor medications Invokana, Farxiga and Jardiance could cause ketoacidosis, or dangerously high levels of acid in the blood. In September of 2015, the FDA released another warning that these drugs could decrease bone density in certain patients, putting them at serious risk of bone fractures.

Despite the warning from the FDA, Invokana, Farxiga and Jardiance are still produced, advertised, and sold to pharmacies. There were inadequate warnings on labels and in advertisements between using these drugs and resulting injuries. Patients and consumers were therefore subjected to undue harm and illness that would likely have been prevented had they known the dangers of Invokana, Farxuga and Jardiance, described below.

If you have taken Invokana, Farxiga or Jardiance, call The Webster Law Firm at (713) 396-5197 right away. You may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries and damages.

Side Effects and Consequences of Using Invokana, Farxiga and Jardiance

Invokana, Farxiga, Jaridance, and similar prescription medications primarily rely on canagliflozin, dapaglifloxin and empaglifloxin. While there is evidence that these compounds can benefit people with type 2 diabetes, there is just as much evidence that it can cause harm instead.

Some of the most common side effects of these drugs are:

  • Ketoacidosis
  • Heart attack or cardiac arrest
  • Stroke
  • Kidney Failure
  • Bone fractures or weakness

Symptoms of ketoacidosis include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Brain swelling

Reminder - If you are currently taking Invokana, Farxiga and Jaridance, you should not stop taking your medication without first talking to your doctor. Only a professional medical practitioner can decide if changing your medication regimen is safe for you.

The Webster Law Firm is currently accepting clients who have suffered as a result of the pharmaceutical drugs Invokana, Farxiga, and Jardiance. If you or a loved one have been affected by injuries such as Ketoacidosis, Kidney Failure, Stroke, Heart Attack or Heart Failure, please get in touch with us today.

Contact us today and discuss your options against the makers of these drugs.

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