Invokana Lawsuit Attorney in Philadelphia
Serving Victims of Dangerous Drugs Nationwide
According to the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), a new class of medication
- SGLT2 inhibitors – may lead to serious health complications, illness,
and even death. As one of the most common SGLT2 inhibitors, Invokana,
has fallen under public scrutiny. In May 2015, the FDA issued a warning
that Invokana and medications like it may create too much acid in the
What is Invokana?
Invokana is used to treat Type 2 Diabetes. As with most medications, its
manufacturer warns users to watch out for side effects. Common side effects
include low blood sugar, increased urination, urinary tract infections,
and more. Unfortunately, this drug may be linked to another condition,
diabetic ketoacidosis, which will lead to eventual death if left untreated.
What is diabetic ketoacidosis?
According to the FDA, diabetic ketoacidosis occurs when the body produces
high levels of blood acids. These are called ketones. In the safety announcement,
the FDA stated diabetic ketoacidosis may require hospitalization.
To learn more about the possible link between ketoacidosis and Invokana,
view the FDA’s safety announcement
Know Your Legal Rights
At Golomb & Honik, P.C., our Philadelphia dangerous drug lawyers are
here to provide the skilled and dedicated legal guidance you need and
deserve. With a strong background in class action lawsuits, product liability,
and dangerous drug litigation, our team is confident in its ability to
handle your case.
If you or someone you love suffered the devastating side effects of Invokana,
you have the right to pursue compensation for any financial / noneconomic
damages linked to you illness. These include:
- Medical Costs
- Missed Wages
- Noneconomic Damages
In the event of a wrongful death, you can seek compensation on behalf of
your loved one. With the help of our Philadelphia Invokana lawyers, you
stand a better chance of recovering the money you need for your medical
expenses and noneconomic damages.
Contact our office to set up your first
consultation with Golomb & Honik, P.C.