What is Invokana?
Invokana is medication prescribed by doctors for the treatment of patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Invokana is a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, that along with diet and exercise, is used to lower blood sugar and improve glycemic control by helping the kidneys remove glucose from the bloodstream. Invokana has been linked to harmful side effects in many patients.
Major side effects caused by Invokana:
- Heart attack
- Kidney damage or failure
What is Ketoacidosis?
Ketoacidosis is a result of a shortage of insulin which can cause vomiting, dehydration, deep gasping breathing, confusion, or even a coma or death. The symptoms typically develop over a period of 24 hours and patients experiencing this will notice high blood sugar levels when measuring their glucose levels.
Why is there a lawsuit surrounding Invokana?
The manufacturer of Invokana failed to warn patients and physicians of the increased risks patients are more likely to experience when taking the medication to treat Type 2 Diabetes. Because of this, and Invokana Lawsuit has been filed against the manufacturer.
Have you or a loved one taken Invokana and suffered injuries? If so, you may be eligible for compensation. For a free case review, click below.