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Diabetes Drug Invokana: The Treatment Might Be Worse than the Disease

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    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COMrnType 2 diabetes is one of the fastest growing epidemics in America, and as a result, diabetes companies are hoping to make it th

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    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COMrnType 2 diabetes is one of the fastest growing epidemics in America, and as a result, diabetes companies are hoping to make it their latest cash cow.

    But one of the most popular diabetes drugs on the market has been found to have some deadly side effects.(The lawsuit involving Invokana) states the manufacturer failed to tell patients and physicians of the increased risks of kidney failure, myocardial infarction (heart attacks), and ketoacidosis.

    Plaintiffs Lawyers argue that if the manufacturer had properly told the truth , then doctors would have prescribed a medication other than Invokana for patients with type 2 diabetes, and certainly patients would have had their health monitored on a more frequent basis for potential signs of heart issues, renal impairment, and high level of ketones.

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