Our law firm is evaluating claims for an Invokana Lawsuit. Federal regulators have recently issued warnings about the risk of flesh eating infections from the diabetes drug Invokana and other similar SGLT2 type drugs. A recent product liability lawsuit was filed in Connecticut after a man experienced flesh eating infections resulting in a partial scrotum amputation after using Invokana for type 2 diabetes. If you or a loved one experienced health issues after taking Invokana, please contact our law firm now as you may be entitled to financial compensation.
Fournier's Gangrene (Flesh Eating Infection)
The FDA over the past 5 years has identified dozens of cases where patients taking the SGLT2 (Invokana) diabetes drug were diagnosed with the rare flesh-eating infection a condition known as Fournier's Gangrene (necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum). A recent complaint was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey that a patent after taking Invokana throughout most of a one year period, he contracted the life threatening flesh-eating infection and was required to undergo surgery to remove over 60% of his scrotum.
FDA Invokana Reports
With the recent reports and allegations in the Invokana lawsuit, Johnson & Johnson its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals failed to warn consumers and the medical community of the risk of the flesh eating infections. On August 29 the FDA has issued a safety communication regarding Invokana, Invokamet and other SGLT2 diabetes drugs have been linked to the flesh-eating (Fournier's Gangrene) diagnosis.
FDA SGLT2 Safety Announcement
[8-29-2018] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that cases of a rare but serious infection of the genitals and area around the genitals have been reported with the class of type 2 diabetes medicines called sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. This serious rare infection, called necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum, is also referred to as Fournier's gangrene. We are requiring a new warning about this risk to be added to the prescribing information of all SGLT2 inhibitors and to the patient Medication Guide. Read More....
Invokana Lawsuit Inquiry
If you or a loved one experienced the life threatening flesh eating health issues after taking Invokana or Invokamet, please contact our law firm now as you may be entitled to financial compensation. All inquiries including information provided for an Invokana Lawsuit are kept strictly confidential. If the inquiry is accepted for further review, you will receive a prompt response (usually the same day or by the next business day).
Consult a Doctor on Medical Issues including Invokana
Our law firm does not intend, by this web site or otherwise, to dissuade anyone from taking medication without their doctors' approval. Please consult your doctor, not your lawyer, on matters relating to your health. It could be dangerous to stop taking medicines, especially abruptly. Patients should talk to their physicians to decide whether the benefits and risks of taking Invokana make it the right choice for them.