Manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson
Use: lowers A1C in adults with type 2 Diabetes
Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana is used to lower A1C in adults with type 2 Diabetes, although serious side effects include kidney failure, ketoacidosis, leg and foot amputations, heart attacks, and possible death. Because of the possible dangers linked to the drug, Johnson & Johnson has been vulnerable to hundreds of lawsuits.
- Number of lawsuits: Hundreds
- Injuries: kidney failure, ketoacidosis, leg and foot amputations, and heart attacks
- Defendants: Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc.
- Date: 2015
- United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
- Status: Ongoing