What is Onglyza?
Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR are used by Type 2 diabetic patients to help lower blood sugar (glucose) levels. Both are known by their generic name Saxagliptin, which is classified as a dipeptidyl pepidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor. The drug was approved by the FDA for use in Type 2 diabetic patients in 2009 and quickly became one of the most popular medications on the market for controlling glucose levels. Sales reached $820 million in 2014 alone.
What Are The Dangers Of Taking Onglyza
A study done by the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) concluded that patients taking Onglyza or Kombiglyze XR faced a 27% increased risk of heart failure.
Lawsuits Currently Being Filed Against The Manufacturer of Onglyza & Kombiglyze XR
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with heart failure after taking Onglyza or Kombiglyze XR, you may be able to recover compensation for your medical expenses and for unnecessary pain & suffering. There are time limits to file claims, you should talk to one of our drug side effects lawyers today to schedule a free consultation about your eligibility.
Victims who have experienced the following may be eligible:
- Heart Failure
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Cardiac Arrest
- Death (family members may be able to file a wrongful death claim)
Talk To An Attorney About Filing An Onglyza Lawsuit
If you or a loved one has suffered any side effects after taking saxagliptin, whether in Onglyza or Kombiglyze XR form, you may be eligible for compensation. The drug side effects attorneys at the Olinde Firm are here to hold drug companies accountable for the injuries their products cause to unsuspecting consumers. We have experience litigating pharmaceutical claims all across the country, put our experience to work for you and get the compensation you deserve. Contact us today to schedule your free confidential consultation with an Onglyza lawsuit attorney.