Lawsuits are being filed against the pharmaceutical companies who manufacture some of the diabetes drugs, claiming the drug companies failed to warn physicians and patients of significant risks.
The prescription diabetes drugs Byetta®, Janumet®, Januvia®and Victoza® have been linked to serious health problems in some users. All four drugs are meant to improve blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients. The FDA has issued warnings and directives for these drugs several times in the last five years.
Diabetes Drugs under scrutiny
- kidney problems and renal failure
Janumet® , Januvia® and Victoza®:
- problems with the pancreas, including acute pancreatitis, hemorrhagic pancreatitis, and necrotizing pancreatitis
- hemorrhagic and necrotizing pancreatitis may be fatal
Research in Europe is underway to determine if the drugs have a causal relationship to developing cancer; results are expected Spring of 2014. The Harman Law Firm blog and this page will post the research updates when they are available.
If you are currently experiencing any difficulty regulating your blood sugar and having side effects after starting one of these drugs, seek immediate medical attention prior to contacting our firm.
Contact the defective drugs attorneys at the Harman Law Firm to learn your legal rights and if you are eligible for compensation or call (888) 554-2762.
There may be a time limit to file a claim.
- The Harman Law Firm represents clients across the country who have been injured by dangerous and defective drugs and medical devices.