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Invokamet Linked to Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Lactic Acidosis & Kidney Failure

Type 2 diabetes patients who are currently taking Invokamet are at risk for the development of potentially fatal conditions including ketoacidosis, lactic acidosis and kidney failure. If you are currently taking Invokamet and have suffered serious side effects, you could be entitled to compensation!

What is Invokamet?

Released in 2014 and manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Invokamet combines two medications – Invokana, an SGLT2 inhibitor and Metformin. Invokamet is prescribed to lower blood sugar levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes. The drug works like other SGLT2 inhibitors by blocking glucose reabsorption and increasing glucose secretion in the kidneys. Excess blood sugar is then eliminated through the urinary tract.

What are the risks?

Each of the drugs that make up Invokamet have been linked to serious health conditions. Invokana has been linked with the development of diabetic ketoacidosis, a serious condition that can lead to brain swelling, coma and death. Metformin has been linked with the development of lactic acidosis, a condition in which lactic acid builds up in the bloodstream.


Helping the Injured has investigated hundreds of cases and heard thousands of stories about the dangerous side effects and complications associated with Invokamet including:

  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney stones
  • Unbalanced electrolytes
  • Urinary tract infections


The FDA published a warning in May of 2015 about the possible risk of diabetic ketoacidosis associated with SGLT2 inhibitors like Invokamet. In December of 2015, the FDA ordered manufacturers to change the labeling of all SGLT2 inhibitors to include warnings for ketoacidosis and urinary tract infections.

What You Can Do Now

If you or a loved one have experienced ketoacidosis, lactic acidosis, kidney failure or any other issue related to taking Invokamet, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.

Helping the Injured has been helping consumers find credible law firms that handle specific case areas for over 25 years. The attorneys we work with have a documented track record in understanding these drugs and the injuries associated with them. Your attorney will work with you on a contingency basis, meaning you won’t pay anything unless damages are recovered on your behalf.


Regardless of where you were administered Invokamet our team of Invokamet lawsuit attorneys can help as they serve all 50 states and Washington D.C. including: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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