With more than 25.8 million people in the United States suffering from diabetes, drug companies are always looking to increase their profits by introducing new Type 2 Diabetes treatments. By providing new treatment options for this ever-growing segment of the population, drug companies hope to hit the latest blockbuster drug.
Unfortunately, a new class of Type 2 Diabetes treatment called incretin mimetics, many of which have turned out to be blockbusters, have also turned out to carry risks of serious side effects such as pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, and thyroid cancer. Drugs in this class include Januvia, Byetta, Victoza, Onglyza, Tradjenta, and others.
Individuals that have been injured by these drugs are joining lawsuits to receive compensation for their injuries. Contact us today to see if you qualify to join.
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