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As individual lawsuits continue to be filed in the U.S., the manufacturers of Invokana face a class action lawsuit in Canada over a potentially fatal risk of kidney failure associated with the diabetes drug.

Invokana Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Canada

As individual lawsuits continue to be filed in the U.S., makers of Invokana face a class action lawsuit in Canada over a potentially fatal risk of kidney failure associated with the diabetes drug. Seeking an Invokana recall throughout the country, the class is alleging that Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals failed to provide...

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Report: Diabetic Ketoacidosis Predictable Among Invokana Patients

A report published by the American Diabetes Association in its journal Diabetes Care discusses some key information for Invokana users and their doctors. In light of the FDA’s May 2015 concerns that Invokana may carry an increased risk of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), or high levels of acid in the blood, researchers from the...

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Consumer Watchdog Group is On to Invokana’s Off-Label Marketing

In just 2.5 short years, newcomer Type-2 diabetes drug Invokana has rocketed to the top of the sales market, largely driven by advertisements directed at consumers. These advertisements, however, have raised concerns over how they affect the public’s perception of the safety and efficacy of the drug—often downplaying serious, life-threatening side effects.  Public Citizen, a...
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Invokana Reported to Pose Greater Risk of Developing Yeast Infections

Not only has type-2 diabetes drug Invokana been associated with kidney problems and high blood-acidity levels that can lead to hospitalization, the medication also may pose another risk: an increased risk of recurring infections, including yeast infections.  According to Dr. John Sink of Jones Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Wellness, nearly 10% of patients...
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