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Invokana (canagliflozin) is a drug approved in March 2013 to treat adults with Type 2 diabetes. Invokana works by preventing high blood sugar by helping the patient’s kidneys remove excess sugar through their urine.

Side Effects

In May 2015 the FDA issued a warning the drug has been linked to cases of ketoacidosis, a serious condition where there is too much acid in the blood. Complications include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Confusion
  • Unusual fatigue or sleepiness
  • Diabetic coma
  • death

If you or someone you love has become victim to these serious side effects, you need to act today and speak with a lawyer who can help obtain compensation for your injuries. Dimopoulos Injury Law is here to help. Call (702) 800-6000 or fill out the contact form and someone will contact you.