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Januvia & Janumet Recall: Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer Recall Information

Important recall information about Januvia and Janumet:

Januvia & Janumet Pancreatic Cancer Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not yet issued a recall for Januvia or Janumet despite the drugs being linked to serious and life-threatening complications. Currently, the FDA is investigating studies done on these type 2 diabetes drugs that have linked them to serious conditions such as pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.

On March 14, 2013, the FDA announced new evidence indicating Januvia can cause “pre-cancerous cellular changes” in the pancreas. UCLA researchers determined the drugs increase the mass of the pancreas. Additionally, according to a study published in Gastroenterology, people who take these drugs to help manage diabetes are 2.7 times more likely to develop pancreatic cancer.

Although these investigations are ongoing, Januvia and Janumet are still being prescribed at record rates to patients recently diagnosed with diabetes.

Can I File Januvia Lawsuit?

Although there has not yet been a recall issued for Januvia and Janumet, you can still pursue a lawsuit if you or someone you care about has been harmed by the drugs. If you have suffered from complications arising from Januvia or Janumet, you may be entitled to compensation.

The following criteria must be met to file a lawsuit against Merck, the drug manufacturer:

  • Suffered from pancreatic cancer
  • Took the drug for at least one year prior to diagnosis

Settlements take into account your pain and suffering, disability, lost income, medical expenses, and psychological harm.

Our dangerous drug attorneys can help if you or someone you care about was harmed by Januvia or Janumet. Lawsuits are being filed against Merck by both patients and their families seeking compensation for injuries they have sustained.

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  • No money to get started
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  • No legal fees whatsoever unless you receive a settlement
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Start Your Januvia & Janumet Claim

Our Januvia and Janumet lawyers will help you file your lawsuit. To get started, you can:

  1. Submit the Free Case Review Box on this page, or
  2. Call (866) 280-3417 any time of day to tell us about your case.

We will listen to your story and answer your questions. If you have claim, we will start immediately.

WARNING: There are strict time deadlines for filing Januvia and Janumet lawsuit claims.

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