Invokana also known by its generic name canagliflozin is a drug that was designed to treat type II diabetes. It has also been marketed under the name Sulisent. It was developed by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma and marketed by Janssen Pharmaceutica, a division of Johnson & Johnson. Invokamet is another blood sugar reducing medication that combines canagliflozin and metformin.
Patients have experienced numerous side effects that were not adequately disclosed, resulting in substantial harm. Kidney failure, heart attacks, strokes and diabetic ketoacidosis have all been reported by users of these drugs. Some reported instances have been fatal. If you or a loved one has suffered any kind of negative effect after using some form of canagliflozin, it is important that you seek the advice of an experienced product liability attorney immediately.
Trusted Representation In Complex Product Liability Claims
At the Law Offices of Ogle, Elrod and Baril, PLLC, we have extensive experience in a broad range of product liability and consumer protection matters. We are actively reviewing cases involving injuries to users of drugs containing canagliflozin. From our primary office in Knoxville, Tennessee, we are analyzing inquiries from victims across the United States.
We will not be intimidated by huge corporations that put profits ahead of patient safety. These manufacturers and distributors have a duty to patients to conduct exhaustive testing to identify potential risks and to clearly communicate those risks so that patients can make informed decisions about whether or not to use them. We hold them accountable for their negligence and the harm it causes to innocent people.
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We invite you to contact our office to learn more about your rights with regard to side effects from the use of canagliflozin. We offer a free initial consultation where you can get honest answers to your questions and discuss your legal options. Please call toll free at (865) 546-1111 to speak with an attorney. You may also contact us via email.