Januvia® Attorneys Jacksonville

FDA Recall, Warning or Action: The FDA has warned that there may be an association between sitagliptin/metformin and development of acute pancreatitis in cases that have been reviewed.

Our defective drugs lawyers understand that most people will need to take a prescription drug at some point in their lives. When we learn that a drug manufacturer or healthcare products company has been deemed as putting profits over patients, our attorneys launch a deliberate search to pinpoint those who have responsibility for the patient’s damages. In some cases, the problem comes from the drug company’s failure to report contraindicated situations, provide thorough directions or to tell consumers about known side effects.

Side Effects of Januvia® Use

Sitagliptin is grouped with other medications known as dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. Januvia® is an oral diabetes prescription that regulates the levels of insulin your body produces after eating. Possible side effects or negative patient outcomes include:

  • Ongoing Pain in the Upper Left/Middle Stomach
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Severe Life Threatening Inflammation of the Pancreas

NOTE: Merck, the drug company who makes Januvia®, was identified as having failed to adhere to the FDA guidelines as they related to proper testing of the drug.

At Harrell & Harrell, our personal injury attorneys often work directly with other qualified litigation law firms to ensure adequate restitution for victims or grieving family members. If you or a loved one was injured or died due to taking a dangerous drug or failed, defending your rights does not have to be an uphill battle. Contact a liability lawyer at 904-251-1111 or 1-800-251-1111; or use this website’s Do I Have A Case form for a prompt response.

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