Lawsuit Alleges Invokana Caused Kidney Failure

(December 21, 2015, 12:16 PM EST) -- JACKSON, Tenn. — A Tennessee man on Dec. 14 sued Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Johnson & Johnson and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corp., alleging that they failed to adequately warn that the diabetes drug Invokana can cause kidney injury (Wardell Fleming v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al., No. 15-2799, W.D. Tenn.).

(Fleming complaint available. Document #28-151217-017C.)

In the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, Wardell Fleming says he was prescribed Invokana to help treat his type 2 diabetes. He says he...
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