FDA Issues Warning for Invokana Due to Drug’s Doubling Risk of Amputation

January 30, 2018

FDA Issues Warning for Invokana Due to Drug’s Doubling Risk of Amputation

People across the nation who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes will likely receive a prescription from their treating physician for Invokana, Invokamet, or Invokamet XR to manage the disease. All of these drugs are SGLT2 inhibitors. In other words, they work to lower a patient’;s blood sugars. In fact, Invokana was the first prescription drug…

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July 10, 2017

What You Need to Know if You Take Invokana for Diabetes in Orlando, Florida

If you take Invokana for diabetes (or Invokamet or Invokamet XR), then there’s some valuable new information of which you need to be aware. Invokana is produced by Johnson & Johnson, which is a huge manufacturer of medications, medical devices, and various products around the globe. In May, the company was informed by the United…

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February 27, 2017

Proton Pump Inhibitors- Be Careful of Larry the Cable Guy

You might want to think twice before taking medical advice from Larry the Cable Guy. Larry tells you to take “One pill every morning” of Prilosec OTC (over-the-counter) medication to treat your frequent heartburn by decreasing the amount of acid in the stomach. Go ahead and eat that greasy plate of ribs.    We are…

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February 22, 2017

Questions Arise About Brain Supplements

It’s a good idea to ask questions about supplements. After all, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not regulate the industry other than to clamp down on outrageous claims of muscle strength, sexual enhancement or heart health. Brain boosters are the latest type of supplement that promise to keep your brain agile into your…

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October 7, 2016

The Link Between Cancer and Talcum Powder

Manufactured by many different companies, talcum powder is one of the most famous products in existence. Commonly labeled as “baby powder,” by the company Johnson & Johnson, the product contains an ingredient, known as talc, that has been linked to cases of cancer. Despite frequent claims of safety being pushed forth by manufacturers, several claims…

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October 4, 2016

Understanding the Risks of Viagra

Erectile dysfunction is a condition that prevents a male from maintaining an erection when stimulated. Over the past few years, several prescription solutions to this problem have been introduced to the market, but few have been as popular as Viagra. Viagra, also known as Sildenafil, is a prescription drug that helps a male to maintain…

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