Invokana Amputation Attorney
If you are a type-2 diabetes patient in Texas, you may have been prescribed the relatively new drug Invokana on the recommendation of your physician. While you want to have the best and most cutting-edge treatment available to you, the problem is that Invokana has led to twice the risk for leg amputations, especially of the toes and middle foot. In some cases, patients have had both limbs amputated. If you’ve experienced this, you may need to speak with an Invokana amputation attorney.
One problem with Invokana is that it decreases blood sugar by increasing urination. This leads to dehydration which can lead to circulation problems. This is a common problem among diabetics, particularly leading to issues with their legs and feet. In fact, 15% of all diabetic patients develop some form of foot condition that can lead to ongoing problems.
After previous warnings of the drug’s adverse effects, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued a ‘black-box’ warning, the strictest warning issued by the government agency. This warning alerts healthcare practitioners that a more thorough consideration of a patient’s history should be taken into account when prescribing Invokana because of the increased risk it poses.
Accompanying medical issues like neuropathy, foot ulcers, and any previous history of amputations could affect the need for amputation when using Invokana. As a result, medical professionals are encouraged to be even more diligent when monitoring patients using this drug.
The prospect of having a part of your foot and leg removed is distressing. If you aren’t convinced that your physician has taken the necessary precaution when developing your treatment plan, you may be feeling anxious and wondering if you’ve been put at greater risk unnecessarily. If you experienced an amputation after taking Invokana, you may be entitled to compensation and should consult with an Invokana amputation attorney immediately.
Doctors and pharmaceutical companies in Texas have scores of lawyers on their side protecting their interests. At Carabin & Shaw, we believe that you deserve the same kind of protection, and we are ready to make sure you have an Invokana amputation attorney on your side.
The attorneys of Carabin & Shaw have been successful in protecting the rights of patients throughout Texas for decades. We work hard to make sure you have a voice when you’re facing legal issues against the medical profession and big pharmaceutical companies.
We know that no two cases are alike. That’s why the first thing we do is have one of our experienced attorneys meet with you to review your medical history, treatment, and all related materials to gain a thorough understanding of your unique situation.
If there is a known increased risk of the use of a drug you’ve been prescribed that may have led to the loss of a limb, foot, or toe, we will make sure your rights haven’t been violated. If they have, Carabin & Shaw lawyers are committed to helping you get the fullest compensation to which you’re entitled.
Call our offices in Texas today to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys. We work strictly on a contingency fee basis, and if we represent you, we’ll never collect any money from you until we win your case.
To find the Carabin & Shaw law office nearest you and schedule an appointment with a Texas Invokana attorney, call us today at 1.800.862.1260.