invokana lawsuitInvokana, and other SGLT2 (sodium glucose co-transporter 2) Inhibitors, are the latest culprits in the revolving door of ineffective and/or harmful medications approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and passed off to the American people by the Pharmaceutical giants as the next “wonder-drug”. Invokana and its other-brand counterparts, were supposed to be the latest aid in the fight again Type II Diabetes. Often prescribed alongside a diabetic medication like Metformin, Glucophage or even Insulin, and with diet and exercise, SGLT2 Inhibitors were supposed to inhibit the absorption of some sugars into the body by helping the kidneys get rid of these sugars from the bloodstream. Side effects warnings include dehydration, yeast infections (men and women), urinary tract infections, changes in urination, potentially elevated potassium levels (hyperkalemia), kidney problems and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Invokana was touted as a breakthrough in lowering A1c, assisting in weight loss, lowering of systolic blood pressure and a means of improving one’s overall health. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, spent 13 years bringing this drug to market and in less than two years since release, serious and life-threatening side effects are already being reported to the FDA. Read the rest of this entry

Update: Benicar Litigation

As of July 2013, the FDA has put warnings on the popular blood pressure drug Benicar referring to the severe gastrointestinTransvaginal Mesh Class Action Lawsuital (GI) side effects associated with this drug. As of February of this year, there are many claims being filed against the makers of Benicar for their suffering with a disorder called sprue-like enteropathy, a serious GI  issue that includes symptoms such as violent diarrhea and stomach pains. The main issue these plaintiffs are taking with Benicar is that not only was the pill marketed to have slight dizziness as its only side effect, but the side effects were very similar to and often misdiagnosed as Celiac disease. This left many patients constantly at the doctors office, taking more pills they didn’t even need, and these very sick people were receiving zero relief of their symptoms, some for months at a time. Read the rest of this entry

Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuit ClaimAs the lawsuit against Johnson and Johnson regarding the link between talc powder and ovarian cancer began to take form, is was stated that the company was only looking to reimburse the consumers for the products they bought and nothing more. On April 29th of this year, the talc powder lawsuit has finally expanded to include punitive damages due to the company’s misrepresentation of effects caused by their product, surprisingly even when they were fully made aware by a doctor working on their staff. This was the most recent example of the company’s understanding and tests on this connection between this product and ovarian cancer were being conducted as early as 1982. Sadly, the result of an increased risk of ovarian cancer when using talc powder for private use was evident even more then 20 years ago, yet the well-being of the consumer remained to be well below the Johnson and Johnson profit margin on their list of priorities. Read the rest of this entry

Zofran Lawsuits and Risperdal Lawsuits are the hottest mass tort claims at this time. The reasons are very easy to understand as the side effects that are being compensated are exceptionally heinous.

This site is for all of the people out there that have been victimized by large drug manufacturers. You have all been lied to, your concerns have been pushed aside and many of you have had adverse effects to these prescriptions that have vague health warnings at best on the labels. These pharmaceutical companies proceeded around the laws of the FDA and were able to hurt people where most could not afford to take the hit, their family and their health. Read the rest of this entry

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