Adverse Effects of Invokana
Invokana is a drug that is made to lower levels of A1C in people with Type 2 diabetes. It is categorized as one of the two SGLT2 Inhibitor drugs that are on the market today. Unfortunately, in some situations, there are a number of negative consequences that are associated with taking Invokana. You may be able to receive compensation for the damages to your health that have occurred, medical expenses and lost wages.
Some of the potential consequences of taking Invokana include:
- Kidney failure
- Severe dehydration
- Kidney stones
- Abnormal weight loss
Ketoacidosis because of Invokana
Ketoacidosis is one of the most harmful effects that can come from the use of Invokana. This condition occurs when the body can’t maintain its glucose levels because it does not have enough insulin. This condition can potentially result in coma or death. There have been 450 reports of negative results after the release of this drug. They include kidney failure, fluid imbalance, and dehydration, kidney stones, a high rate of urinary tract infections and excessive weight loss.
Some of the symptoms of ketoacidosis that people may experience are:
- Abdominal pain
- Difficulty breathing
Legal Claims Against Pharmaceutical Companies
Tomes & Hanratty, P.C. has over 30 years of experience representing our clients in their claims against pharmaceutical companies who have produced harmful drugs. If you or a loved one has been negatively impacted by Invokana or another pharmaceutical drug, please contact our law firm today and we would be happy to provide you with a free consultation to discuss the circumstances surrounding your case. You should take the necessary steps to obtain justice when you have been wronged if it results in the decline of your already tarnished health.