Q: What is the prescription drug Invokana and why is it prescribed?
A: Invokana is a SGLT2 inhibitor used to treat diabetes type 2. It works by causing blood sugar to leave the body through urine.
Q: What are the side effects of Invokana?
A: Invokana has many common side effects including urination issues, UTIs, loss of appetite, and nausea. The most serious side effect associated with Invokana is ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis is a serious medical condition where the body produces too many ketones. In extreme cases ketoacidosis can lead to death.
Q: Has any legal action been taken against Invokana?
A: Lawsuits are beginning to be filed against Invokana. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of using Invokana, take action immediately and contact an experienced attorney today.
Q: How do I know if I have a viable case?
A: If you or someone you know has suffered from ketoacidosis while taking Invokana, you may have a case for joining in the litigation.
Q: How long do I have to file a lawsuit?
A: Every state has maximum time limitations on when an injury claim must be filed. These time restrictions are known as statutes of limitations. If a claim is not filed against the manufacturer before the statute of limitation expires, the injured persons are forever prevented from bringing a claim against the entities and persons who may be liable for their injuries.
If you have been potentially injured by the use of Invokana, your statute of limitations may already have expired, or may expire in the very near future. Unfortunately, there is no way for us to tell you without us first reviewing the individual facts of your situation.
Q: What should I do if I want to pursue legal action?
A: If you believe you have suffered from ketoacidosis resulting from the use of Invokana, first see a doctor immediately. You should also report the incident to your physician and the FDA.
To find out if you are eligible to file a claim in an Invokana lawsuit, contact McDivitt Law Firm at 800-378-4252 or request a free and confidential case evaluation.