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Ozempic Gastro Effects. The weight-loss injectable medications are on track for another bumper growth this year, with some experts predicting that 15 million Americans will be on these types of drugs by 2030. But blockbuster success is not without its price.

Ozempic Gastro Effects

Ozempic Gastro Effects can be serious including stomach paralysis, ileus or small intestine blockage, and the need for painful expensive surgery. Injured? Call Dr. Shezad Malik at 214-390-3189

Heavy Advertisement Barrage

Although advertisements tout these drugs as both safe and effective, with few long-term side effects, some patients are now pursuing Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro lawsuits against the manufacturers, each raising similar allegations that the drug labels fail to adequately warn about the risk of severe and long-lasting side effects, including a form of severe stomach paralysis, known as gastroparesis.

What is Ozempic?

Ozempic (semaglutide) was approved by the FDA, for the treatment of people with Type 2 diabetes, and an interesting side effect was noted, patients lost weight while on the medication.

Since that discovery, with aggressive advertisements promoting the weight loss benefits, Ozempic has been pushed as a miracle diet drug in recent years, making it a blockbuster treatment for weight loss that is now used by millions of Americans.

Since Ozempic for weight loss sales exceeded Novo Nordisk’s expectations, the company then released a higher dose version under the brand name Wegovy, which is specifically approved by the FDA as a diet drug. Continue reading

Invokana linked to flesh-eating genital infections. According to the latest FDA warnings Invokana, Jardiance, Farxiga and similar diabetes drugs increase the risk of serious genital infections.

The FDA issued a warning earlier this week, warning that the drugs known as sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors increase the risk of serious genital infections.

The genital infections involve necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum, also known as Fournier’s gangrene, and “flesh-eating” infection.

Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuits Over Januvia, Byetta, and Victoza moving again. Byetta, Januvia, and Victoza lawsuits are back on track over Pancreatic Cancer claims with the recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rulings.

The federal appeals court reactivated more than 750 Byetta, Januvia, Janumet, and Victoza lawsuits brought by folks diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, from the use of these medications.

Unfortunately, popular type 2 diabetic medications Byetta, Victoza, Januvia, and Janumet have been linked to an increased risk of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Plaintiffs blame the drug makers who they allege knew about the development of pancreatic cancer in many cases, yet failed to warn patients and the doctors.

Onglyza Heart Failure Injuries Lawsuits Centralized. Recently, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has ordered that all filed federal Onglyza heart failure injuries lawsuits be consolidated and centralized as part of multidistrict litigation or MDL.

Type 2 diabetic patients who used Onglyza and developed heart problems allegedly caused by the diabetes drug will be consolidated in the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, before U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell.

What is an MDL?

Invokana Injury side effects lawsuits on the rise. As the number of patients afflicted with diabetes continues to rise in the United States, so do the risks of serious Invokana Injury side effects from the popular diabetic medication.

Johnson & Johnson and it’s Janssen subsidiary are exposed to allegations that the companies failed to adequately research the potential side effects of Invokana, and failed to warn about severe side effects from its blockbuster line of new diabetic drugs.

Invokana Injury side effects claims now over 1,000

Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit. Loretta Jack recently filed an Invokana wrongful death lawsuit against the makers of the blockbuster type 2 diabetic medication Invokana in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. According to Jack, her husband, Raymond Jack, Sr., died from catastrophic complications from the Invokana drug.

Jack filed the Invokana wrongful death lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and it’s Janssen Pharmaceutical’s subsidiary, claiming that the Invokana drug caused severe kidney failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, and stroke.

According to Jack, her husband took Invokana for treatment of his diabetes in March 2015, and he was hospitalized within a couple of months, developing an acute stroke and kidney failure. He later died from the overwhelming complications from the acute injuries.

Invokana Diabetes Amputee Lawsuits. Michael Nickels recently filed a product liability and personal injury claim in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey over claims of amputation as a result of taking the diabetic medication.

According to Nickels, Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, and its Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary knew or should have known about the potential amputee side effects of Invokana, but withheld and hid information from patients and doctors about the severity of the amputee risks.

Mickels used Invonaka for the treatment of his type 2 diabetes in 2014, but within two years Mickels had to get an amputation procedure, from the use of the drug.

Texas Invokana Diabetic Ketoacidosis Lawsuit. Ronney Lyons, from Houston, Texas recently filed an Invokana product liability and personal injury lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson.

According to Lyons in his Texas Invokana Diabetic Ketoacidosis lawsuit, the serious side effects of Invokana type 2 diabetes medication caused him to develop diabetic ketoacidosis injury.

Invokana Diabetic Ketoacidosis Injury

Invokana Injury Lawsuit. Martha Williams, from Tennessee, recently filed an Invokana product liability and personal injury lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and it’s parent company, Johnson & Johnson. According to Williams, in her Invokana injury lawsuit, the serious side effects of Invokana caused her to develop acute renal failure, and urinary tract infection.

What is Invokana?

Invokana (canagliflozin) is a new type 2 diabetic medication released in March 2013, and has been touted by Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson as being superior to the older types of diabetic medications.

Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit. Scott Martin from Alabama alleges that the side effects of the blockbuster diabetic drug Invokana caused the wrongful death of his wife. According to Martin, his wife suffered severe diabetic ketoacidosis and congestive heart failure, leading to her death.

Martin filed his claim, on behalf of himself and his late wife, Sheila Martin, in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, naming Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary as defendants.

Martin claims that Janssen and Johnson & Johnson actively hid the Invokana risks from patients and doctors, providing false and misleading information on the warning label.

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