Invokana lawyers note a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safety Communication regarding potential Invokana side effects and other SGLT2 inhibitors. This class of Type 2 diabetes drugs can reportedly increase the risk of severe complications, including ketoacidosis, or dangerously high blood acid levels, and kidney and cardiovascular complications. Affected patients and their loved ones may be eligible to file a lawsuit and seek compensation with the help of an Invokana lawsuit attorney.
If you or a loved one took Invokana or another SGLT2 inhibitor and suffered complications, including ketoacidosis, contact Attorney Group today to discuss your options in a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation. If you wish to pursue a claim, we can connect you with an affiliated Invokana attorney.
Common and Rare Invokana Side Effects
Like many medications, Invokana can come with certain side effects. According to WebMD, more common Invokana side effects include:
- Yeast infection
- Low blood sugar
- Urinary tract infection
- Frequent urination
Other side effects are less common, including:
- Low blood pressure
- Faintness or weakness
- High blood magnesium levels
- High blood potassium levels
- Allergic reaction
- Dry mouth
- High cholesterol levels
- High hemoglobin levels
Rare Invokana side effects can include kidney disease, pancreatitis, hives, and stomach cramps. According to the FDA Safety Communication, taking Invokana and other SGLT2 inhibitors can also increase the risk of ketoacidosis, which occurs when a high level of acids called ketones accumulate in the blood. If the condition is severe enough, it may require hospitalization. Signs and symptoms of ketoacidosis include:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Trouble breathing
- Unusual fatigue
How an Invokana Lawsuit Can Help
Drug makers have a duty to provide safe products. If there are risks of harm associated with their products, they also must provide adequate warnings. If a drug maker fails to fulfill this duty, it could be held liable in lawsuits for injuries that may result.
People injured by Invokana may be eligible to recover money for:
- Medical Expenses
- Lost Wages
- Pain and Suffering
The families of those who have died may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.
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