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Invokana Lawsuit Moves Forward | Invokana Lawyers

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Invokana Lawsuit – One of the many lawsuits against Invokana and its Manufacturers is based out of the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, where hundreds of federally-filed Invokana lawsuits continue to move forward. These cases are mostly concerning product liability claims of the prescription drugs, Invokana & Invokamet.  This is a grouping of cases that has been consolidated before a single judge to coordinate and facilitate the trial proceedings.

Over 700 Invokana Lawsuit & Invokamet Lawsuit are in Federal Litigation

The 700 Invokana Lawsuit and Invokamet Lawsuit filed in New Jersey are all filed on behalf of victims who allegedly suffered Diabetic Ketoacidosis, DKA, Kidney Damage, Heart Attacks, or Strokes from using the Type-2 Diabetes drugs Invokana and Invokamet.

If you or a loved one has been injured after taking Invokana, the Invokana lawyers at Peiffer Rosca Wolf can walk with you through this fight against Janssen’s Invokana. Again, Contact us today for a FREE Consultation by filling out an online Contact Form or by calling 833-INVOKANA.

Invokana Lawsuit Allegations, Claims & Injuries

The Type-2 diabetes drug Invokana (canagliflozin) was initially approved by the FDA in early 2013; it was the first SGLT2 inhibitor approve by the FDA to treat Type-2 diabetes. According to the FDA, “SGLT2 inhibitors are a class of prescription medicines that are FDA-approved for use with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes.”  Additionally,  related medication called Invokamet (canagliflozin and metformin) was received initial approval in 2014.  In short, Invokana, Invokamet, and other SGLT2 inhibitors are supposed to work by preventing the absorption of glucose (sugar) by the kidneys, which should then allow the body to pass the glucose out of the body through urination.

However, in December of 2015, the FDA announced that the labels for Invokana and other SGLT2 inhibitors needed to be updated with specific information and warning about Diabetic Ketoacidosis, better known as DKA.  DKA is a serious condition that can lead to Diabetic Coma or even Death. Since, Invokana, Invokamet, and other SGLT2 inhibitors were ordered to update their labels again in June of 2016. These label updates were based on more than 100 reports of Acute Kidney Injury.

Invokana lawsuit and Invokamet lawsuit plaintiffs are currently claiming and fighting to prove in court that the Manufacturers, Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, were aware of the risks, but failed to provide adequate warnings and safety information to both doctors and patients. provide appropriate safety warnings to doctors and patients. Additionally, the plaintiffs are claiming that they never would have taken Invokana, Invokamet, and other SGLT2 inhibitors if they had received adequate information about the risks associated with these medications.

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If you or a loved one have experienced any of these side effects, complications or conditions after taking Invokana, please Contact Peiffer Rosca Wolf as soon as possible for a FREE Consultation by filling out a Contact Form or by calling 833-INVOKANA.  Moreover, if a loved one has died from complications while taking Invokana, you should reach out to us so we can examine your case. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other costs.

If you or a loved one has been injured after taking Invokana, the Invokana lawyers at Peiffer Rosca Wolf can walk with you through this fight against Janssen’s Invokana. Again, Contact us today for a FREE Consultation by filling out an online Contact Form or by calling 833-INVOKANA.