Diabetes Drug Infection Lawsuit News

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Heart Disease Patients May Soon Be Prescribed Farxiga | 7/23/2020

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track approval status to Farxiga despite the drug's Fournier's Gangrene and other warnings...READ MORE

Diabetic Drug Farxiga Emerges As A Potential Cause of Fournier's Gangrene | 7/20/2020

The popular diabetic drug is gaining attention for allegedly causing Fournier's Gangrene, the genital-eating disease...READ MORE

Diabetic Drug Companies Fail To Adequately Warn Patients of The Dangers of Developing Fournier's Gangrene | 7/15/2020

The severity of the symptoms of Fournier's Gangrene demands drug companies to do more to warn their patients...READ MORE

A High Profile Fournier's Gangrene Victim May Serve To Increase Public Awareness | 6/25/2020

Diabetic patients are at risk for developing the flesh-eating disease of the genitals called Fournier's Gangrene, and it may not be as rare as drug makers would like us to believe...READ MORE

The Flesh-Eating Disease Could Grow Exponentially in Summer of 2020 | 6/16/2020

The People should not focus on the genital flesh-eating disease called Fournier's Gangrene only as SGLT2 drugs may cause the disease in any part of the body...READ MORE

AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical Web Site Warns Patient About Possible Bacterial Infections | 6/5/2020

The maker of XIGDUO (dapagliflozin/metformin) fails to mention Fournier's Gangrene by name despite a lawsuit accusing the drug of causing the disease...READ MORE

New Fournier's Gangrene Victim Files Lawsuit Against AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP | 6/3/2020

Diabetic drug manufacturers sometimes fail to take the risks of Fournier's Gangrene serious enough to include a product warning as required...READ MORE

Fornier's Gangrene is Easily Overlooked And Could be Called Complications From the Coronavirus | 5/26/2020

Deaths from the genital flesh-eating disease may be misdiagnosed as the virus that is causing the pandemic....READ MORE

Diabetic Nursing Home Patients May Be Dying From Fournier's Gangrene | 5/15/2020

Elderly nursing home patients may be getting even less personal hygienic care than before the COVID19 virus struck...READ MORE

Diabetic Patients Taking SGLT2 Diabetic Drugs Could Be At Risk of Dying from COVID19 | 4/27/2020

SGLT2 drugs have been linked to Fournier's Gangrene and may weaken the immune system making other diseases more fearsome...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene Looks Like Frostbite Except For Its Location | 4/21/2020

While frostbite causes the tissue of the fingers and toes to die, Fournier's Gangrene starts near the genitals ...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene More Likely Than Nursing Home Neglect In Patient's Death | 4/9/2020

Family members of the deceased say the patient was taking diabetic medication and in failing health before being admitted to the nursing home...READ MORE

Nursing Homes Need To Pay Attention To Diabetic Patients Developing Fournier's Gangrene | 3/31/2020

Most cases of the genital flesh-eating disease go misreported as infection and nursing home neglect when simply monitoring patients would help detect the condition at the earliest possible moment...READ MORE

New Warning For SGLT2 Diabetes Drugs Include Fournier's Gangrene | 3/19/2020

Diabetic patients that have scheduled surgery should temporarily suspend taking sodium-glucose blocker drugs as per their doctor's direction...READ MORE

Popular Diabetic Drug Companies Are Warned To Alert Diabetic Patients of the Risks of Developing Fournier's Gangrene | 3/12/2020

The FDA's swift action alerted thousands of diabetic patients that they may be at risk for the genital flesh-eating disease...READ MORE

Patient's Fournier's Gangrene Can Be Mistaken For Ordinary Nursing Home Neglect | 3/5/2020

Elderly diabetic patients may be at risk of developing the genital flesh-eating disease known as Fournier's Gangrene...READ MORE

Nursing Home Patients Taking Diabetic Medication Must Be Monitored For Fournier's Gangrene | 2/25/2020

Quick action by educated, trained nursing home staff can save a diabetic patient from the genital flesh-eating disease...READ MORE

Simple Necrotizing Fasciitis Can Lead To Gruesome Fournier's Gangrene | 2/7/2020

After a summer scare cases of necrotizing fasciitis have died down...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene Can Cause Elephantitis of the Scrotum | 2/3/2020

A Panama man recently had to have his distended scrotum amputated because of Fournier's Gangrene, the flesh-eating disease of the genitals...READ MORE

Diabetic Drugs Linked to Fournier's Gangrene May Treat Heart Conditions | 1/29/2020

Anti-diabetes drugs called sodium glucose blockers or SGLT2 drugs are showing promise to treat more diseases than just diabetes...READ MORE

The Annals of Medicine Examines the Relationship Between Certain Diabetic Drugs and Fournier's Gangrene | 1/8/2020

The genital flesh-eating disease's link to popular diabetic drugs is the cause of concern among government health officials in the US...READ MORE

Diabetic Medications Can Cause Fournier's Gangrene And Other Health-Threatening Conditions | 12/31/2019

Fournier's Gangrene is a rare and deadly form of necrotizing fasciitis of the genitals...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene Can Leave a Survivor Severely Depressed | 12/20/2019

There are few surgeries as horrible as genital amputation and needing a colostomy that causes survivors of Fournier's Gangrene psychological trauma...READ MORE

Woman's Cosmetic Surgery Leads to Flesh-Eating Disease of the Genitals | 12/16/2019

A 22-year old Las Vegas cosmetologist is in critical condition after developing necrotizing fasciitis from the legs to the abdomen...READ MORE

Women Diagnosed With Orbital Necrotizing Fasciitis | 12/2/2019

A woman's eyesight is in jeopardy if the flesh-eating disease of the eyes can not be controlled...READ MORE

The Flesh-Eating Disease Has Made The News In 2019 | 11/22/2019

There are ways to build up your immune system and help stave off various types of flesh-eating disease...READ MORE

Diabetic Drugs Can Weaken The Immune System Leading To Fournier's Gangrene | 11/11/2019

People with compromised immune systems are urged to avoid the beach and swimming in the ocean...READ MORE

SGLT-2 Drug Makers Are Being More Forthcoming About Links To Fournier's Gangrene | 10/31/2019

The risks of sodium-glucose blocker drugs Invokana, Jardiance, and Farixa may cause diabetic patients to think twice...READ MORE

Drug Marketers Are Finding Creative Applications For SGLT-2 Drugs Ignoring The Risk of Fournier's Gangrene | 10/24/2019

Drug marketers highlight any benefit they can find to incentivize doctors to prescribe sodium-glucose blocker drugs to their diabetic patients but ignore the link to Fournier's Gangrene, a form of genital necrotizing fasciitis by the FDA...READ MORE

Patient Contracts Flesh-Eating Disease While Giving Birth in a New York Hospital | 10/15/2019

Hospitals are a necessary evil and people generally understand that being in one is risky...READ MORE

Weakened Immune Systems May Be The Cause of The Outbreak in Flesh-Eating Disease | 10/3/2019

Cancer chemotherapy and certain diabetes drugs may weaken the immune system and make a patient vulnerable to the flesh-eating disease...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene Stories Are One More Shocking Than Then The Last | 10/2/2019

Another case of Fournier's Gangrene has been reported in a man who this time tried to enlarge his penis by injecting it with an item found in most medicine cabinets...READ MORE

Sodium-Glucose Blocker Drugs and The Flesh-Eating Disease | 9/18/2019

Diabetic patients should be aware that SGLT2 blocker drugs like Invokana could trigger Fournier's Gangrene...READ MORE

Diabetic Patients Are At Risk For Developing Fournier's Gangrene Mistaken as The Ordinary Flesh-Eating Disease | 9/2/2019

Little is known about Fournier's Gangrene and the disease is confused with necrotizing fasciitis, a common variety of flesh-eating disease...READ MORE

SGLT2 Inhibitor Drugs Can Now Include Reducing Heart Disease on Their Labels In Europe | 8/29/2019

Diabetic patients should continue to be monitored for life-threatening side effects of SGLT2 drugs including Fournier's Gangrene...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene Can Develop In Elderly Nursing Home Patients | 8/23/2019

Nursing home staff are urged to monitor their diabetic clients for signs of Fournier's Gangrene and to help them seek immediate medical attention...READ MORE

Elderly Diabetic Patients Are At Risk For Fournier's Gangrene | 8/7/2019

The penis-rotting disease is feared in many cases around the world that are misdiagnosed as simple necrotizing fasciitis...READ MORE

Florida Nursing Home Death May Have Been From Fournier's Gangrene | 8/1/2019

A Florida nursing home patient died recently from necrotizing fasciitis that required genital amputation leading to death...READ MORE

There is an Outbreak of The Flesh-Eating Disease Along America's Eastern Beaches | 7/23/2019

Spending a day at an Atlantic Ocean beach this year could cost you more than just a few tolls and a little gasoline...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene Should Not Be Confused With Everyday Necrotising Fasciitis | 7/11/2019

Fournier's Gangrene has not engendered much attention recently because the disease occurs infrequently and also because it affects mostly elderly diabetic patients...READ MORE

Johnson & Johnson Needs To Do More To Alert Diabetics of The Flesh Eating Disease Caused By Invokana | 6/28/2019

Caregivers of diabetic patients taking SGLT -2 type inhibitor drugs should be watchful for signs of the flesh-eating disease...READ MORE

Diabetic Patients Living in Warmers Climates Are More at Risk to Contract Fournier's Gangrene | 6/13/2019

More and more cases of flesh-eating diseases are reported around the US particularly in the warmer southern states...READ MORE

The Warm Water Gulf of Mexico May Be a Breeding Ground For The Flesh Eating Disease Bacteria | 6/7/2019

Every month several more cases of necrotizing fasciitis, the flesh-eating disease, come to light in the media...READ MORE

Diabetic Patients in Nursing Homes Are Ground Zero For Fournier's Gangrene | 5/30/2019

The majority of nursing home medical staff have never even heard of Fournier's gangrene let alone keep watch on their patients for the disease...READ MORE

Several New Cases Of Flesh Eating Disease Have Been Recently Reported | 5/23/2019

Necrotizing Fasciitis is a scary disease that can strike anyone, anywhere...READ MORE

Cases Of Fournier's Gangrene Increases From 12 to 55 In The Latest Peer Reviewed Medical Study | 5/13/2019

The FDA has always suspected that the original 12 cases of Fournier's gangrene were just the tip of the iceberg and that there were most likely many, many more...READ MORE

People Are Developing The Flesh-Eating Disease In Various Ways | 4/30/2019

Diabetic patients continue to be at the greatest risk for developing the flesh-eating disease but additional ways of contracting the disease should not be ignored...READ MORE

Most Doctors Remain Unaware of Fournier's Gangrene and May Misdiagnose Patients | 4/19/2019

Fournier's gangrene is a rare yet nearly always fatal variation of necrotizing fasciitis, caused by taking a certain class of diabetes medication and affecting the patient's genitals...READ MORE

World Governments Are Expressing Concern That Certain Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Fournier's Gangrene | 4/15/2019

Governments around the world are requiring companies that make SGLT2 blocker diabetic drugs to add Fournier's Gangrene to the list of serious amputation risks they cause...READ MORE

Diabetic Drugs Can Have Serious Side Effects | 4/2/2019

Diabetic drugs can cause Fournier's gangrene, septic shock, kidney failure and a list of other life-threatening side effects...READ MORE

Necrotising Fasciitis Effects Everyone From All Walks of Life | 3/29/2019

Contracting the flesh-eating disease can happen to anyone at any time however individuals with the Strep-A bacteria can be at greater risk...READ MORE

Cases of Fourniers Gangrene Are Steadily Increasing Around The World | 3/25/2019

Another person taking a particular type of diabetes drug has contracted a rare flesh-eating disease affecting the genital region...READ MORE

Global Warming and Climate Change May Be Contributing to Increases In Flesh Eating Diseases | 3/11/2019

Scientists are sounding the alarm that global warming may have more serious consequences than merely losing a bit of beachfront property...READ MORE

Early Warning Signs That You May Have Fournier's Gangrene or Other Flesh-Eating Disease | 3/6/2019

If you are taking certain popular anti-diabetes drugs you are, according to the FDA at an elevated risk of developing Fournier's Gangrene, a flesh-eating disease affecting the genital area...READ MORE

Scientists Are Encouraged By Data From Flesh-Eating Disease Studies | 2/25/2019

Progress is being made by scientists looking into the possible triggers of flesh-eating diseases like Fournier's Gangrene...READ MORE

The Brief History of Fournier's Gangrene | 2/20/2019

Fournier's Gangrene is a very rare disease that has shocked physicians and patients for centuries...READ MORE

FDA and CDC Warn About Flesh-Eating Diseases | 2/18/2019

US Government Agencies are concerned that certain types of diabetes drugs can cause Fournier's gangrene...READ MORE

Diabetic Drug Warnings Admit to Causing Narcotizing Fasciitis Not Fournier's Gangrene Specifically | 2/11/2019

Fournier's Gangrene is a genital flesh-eating form of necrotizing fasciitis...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene Statistics May Be Greater Than Reported | 2/5/2019

Countries around the world are starting to report their experiences with patients that have the deadly genital flesh-eating disease...READ MORE

Diabetic Patients and Others Are At Risk For Fournier's Gangrene | 1/29/2019

Knowing to check for Fournier's Gangrene symptoms can increase the disease's survival rate...READ MORE

Fournier's Gangrene Frequently Asked Questions | 1/23/2019

Diabetic patients are at risk of developing Fournier's Gangrene and want answers to their most basic questions...READ MORE

Diabetes Drugs Must Include Fournier's Gangrene Warning | 1/18/2019

Several anti-diabetes drugs identified by the FDA must now warn patients about the possibility of developing the genital flesh-eating disease....READ MORE

A Nursing Home's Elderly Diabetic Population Most at Risk For Fournier's Gangrene | 1/10/2019

Nursing home attendants and staff need to be vigilant in watching for the signs of gangrene affecting their patients that take diabetic medications...READ MORE

Diabetic Patients Should Be Vigilant In Watching For The Symptoms Of Fournier's Gangrene, A Flesh-Eating Disease That Can Affect The Genital Region | 1/4/2019

Elderly diabetics in nursing home care should be checked immediately for the signs that Fournier's Gangrene may have set in...READ MORE

An Indian Man Has Died of Fournier's Gangrene in a UK Hospital | 12/31/2018

A botched catheter insertion procedure has caused a cancer patient's penis to necrotize and fall off after being released from a UK hospital...READ MORE

Pictures of Fournier's Gangrene Are Grotesque and Indescribable | 12/22/2018

Please do not make the mistake of Googling images of "Fournier's Gangrene" because the pictures will cause nightmares...READ MORE

A Florida Nursing Home Patient Death Could be the 13th Case of Fournier's Gangrene | 12/20/2018

Gangrene of the genitals is too unusual and shocking a condition to not suspect certain anti-diabetes drugs as being the cause...READ MORE

Florida Man Dies From Genital Gangrene Quite Possibly Fournier's Gangrene | 12/15/2018

The loved ones surviving a Florida man who died from genital gangrene are unaware that his diabetes medication was likely the cause...READ MORE

The FDA's Fournier's Gangrene Warning is Shocking Diabetes Patients | 12/12/2018

As is the case with many highly toxic drugs, the side effects are often more deadly than the disease itself...READ MORE

Drug Websites Carry The Clearest Fournier's Gangrene Amputation Warnings | 12/1/2018

Diabetes patients should visit the website of the manufacturers of the drugs they have been subscribed...READ MORE

Recent FDA Warning Alerts Diabetes Patients To Watch For Signs of Genital Flesh-Eating Disease | 11/21/2018

Once again drugs that treat a deadly disease may have been rushed to market by pharmaceutical companies fighting to compete and now thousands of diabetes patients may be at risk to develop the painful genital mutilating condition...READ MORE

Diabetes Drugs May Cause Flesh-Eating Disease Affecting The Genitals | 11/1/2018

Twelve diabetes patients have developed Fournier's gangrene, a form of necrotizing fasciitis, from a taking certain anti-diabetes drug...READ MORE

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