The prescription diabetes drugs Byetta®, Janumet®, and Januvia® have been linked to serious health problems in some users. All three drugs are meant to improve blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients.
According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Byetta®, Janumet®, and Januvia® have been linked to acute pancreatitis, including severe forms of hemorrhagic pancreatitis and necrotizing pancreatitis. Hemorrhagic pancreatitis describes inflammation of the pancreas with bleeding, and necrotizing pancreatitis occurs when the inflamed pancreas destroys itself.
Hemorrhagic and necrotizing pancreatitis may be fatal.
If you or someone you care about has taken the diabetes drugs Byetta®, Janumet®, or Januvia® and suffered pancreatitis or kidney failure, our law firm may be able to help you and your loved ones.
We’ve been handling pharmaceutical cases for years and want to put our experience to work for you. Call us or fill out a free online consultation form and we’ll contact you to discuss your case.
Byetta® is a registered trademark of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Janumet® and Januvia® are registered trademarks of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Never stop taking any medication without consulting your doctor.
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