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Whitney Taylor

A journalist by trade, Whitney Taylor focuses on women’s issues in her work at Drug Reporter. Common topics covered by Whitney include SSRI birth defects, emerging drug recalls, and mass tort settlements.

FDA Issues Warning about SGLT2 inhibitor Side Effects

The FDA has issued a safety communication involving potentially dangerous side effects associated with a category of type 2 diabetes drugs known as SGLT2 inhibitors. The agency has warned that use of the drug could lead to ketoacidosis, a serious condition often requiring emergency medical care. Urinary tract infections or... Read more »

Lawsuit Alleges Kidney Damage after Invokana Use

A plaintiff who recently filed a lawsuit against Invokana manufacturers Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson claims use of the drug to treat type 1 diabetes led to serious kidney damage. The lawsuit further accuses the companies of failing to warn consumers and the medical community about the risk associated with... Read more »

Granuflo Lawsuit Alleges Fatal Cardiac Event

Another Granuflo lawsuit involving a wrongful death has been filed in the coordinated proceedings currently underway in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts. This plaintiff has filed a complaint on behalf of a deceased family member who died after receiving dialysis treatment using Granuflo or Naturalyte products manufactured by Fresenius. The... Read more »