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Diabetes Medication and Acute Renal Kidney Failure: Lawsuit Information from our Drug Defect Attorney’s

Every year in our nation more than 100,000 individuals are diagnosed with kidney failure. According to studies and reports by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) diabetes prescription drug medications are associated with increased levels of acute renal failure. In one study diuretics used solely or in association with other drugs were found to be the essential cause of Acute Renal Failure amongst person who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. If you or a loved one have developed acute renal failure while you were on an anti diabetes drug or injection you may have a claim for the injuries you have suffered which would entitle you to full compensation for all costs associated with your injuries.

Victoza Diabetes Medication causing Kidney Failure:

Victoza in a diabetes medication that is injected and is used to improve blood sugar (glucose) in adults suffering from type 2 diabetes. After the approval of the drug by the a large number reported kidney failure by person who were taking Victizo emerged. FDA’s warning information in the common side effects and medical issues associated with the use of the diabetes drug states, “Victoza may cause nausea, vomiting or diarrhea leading to loss of fluids (dehydration). Dehydration may cause kidney failure which can lead to the need for dialysis. This can happen in people who  have never had kidney problems before. Drinking plenty of fluids may reduce your chance of dehydration.”

Byetta Diabetes Injection and Kidney Failure:

The anti diabetes medication Byetta has been associated with an increased risk of acute kidney failure. Since the approval of Byetta the FDA has issued a warnings regarding the association of acute renal failure. According to the warning, individuals prescribed with the injection must also receive warnings by medical health processional regarding chances of altered kidney function, including acute renal failure and insufficiency. The warning stated, “From April 2005 through October 2008, FDA received 78 cases of altered kidney function (62 cases of acute renal failure and 16 cases of renal insufficiency), in patients using Byetta.” Visit here for more information in FDA warning on kidney renal failure and Byetta: What is kidney failure: Acute renal failure is described as the sudden loss of the ability of the kidney to remove waste from the body. Symptoms of kidney failure often very based on the individual. Common signs and symptoms of renal kidney failure are as follows:
  • General weakness
  • Nausea associated with vomiting
  • feeling of breathlessness and other respiratory ailments
  • Convulsions
  • reduction in consciousness and cognitive abilities
  • peripheral edema – or swelling of your tissue usually in the lower extremities
  • Pressure and difficulty during urination
  • Blood in Urine
Kidney failure is a serious medical condition that requires immediate medical attention. If you are experiencing any of these side effects while you are on diabetes injection medication seek medical treatment immediately Legal Representation – Victozan and Byetta diabetes medication Kidney failure Lawsuit: The Downtown LA law Firm is a nationally recognized law firm dedicated to protective the rights of individuals who have suffered from dangerous and defective prescription medication. Our goal is to provide our clients with the legal representation required to achieve the full and just recovery you are entitled too.  All initial consultations with the Downtown LA Law Firm is free of charge. When you call our firm you will immediately  speak with an attorney

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