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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

FDA Puts Warning of Doubled Risk of Amputation on Invokana Label

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Doubled Risk of Lower Limb Amputations

On May 16, 2017 the FDA ordered that a black box warning be added to the prescribing information for Invokana saying that it doubled the risk of experiencing an amputation. You can read the report about this very important warning in this Medscape news bulletin.

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