STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices

Ky. Woman Accuses Invokana Makers of Failing to Warn of Risk of Stroke, Other Serious Injuries

TRENTON, N.J. — In a new lawsuit, a Kentucky woman says her ingestion of the type 2 diabetes drug Invokana caused her to suffer a stroke and that the makers of the drug failed to warn of stroke and other serious, possibly deadly, risks.

The June 1 complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corp., accusing them of concealing their knowledge of Invokana’s unreasonably dangerous risks from consumers and the medical community.

Judy Thompson alleges she suffered a stroke after beginning treatment with ...

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