Invokana

BACKGROUND

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.

LITIGATION:

  • Number of lawsuits: Hundreds
  • Injuries: kidney failure, ketoacidosis, leg and foot amputations, and heart attacks
  • Defendants: Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • Trial
    • Date: 2015
    • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
    • Status: Ongoing

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