Chantix Lawyer Washington, DC
If you have suffered from taking the brand name drug, Chantix, it may be in your best interest to discuss your situation with a Chantix lawyer in Washington, DC, to see if you may be entitled to compensation for the drug manufacturer’s negligence. If a family member has tragically and unexpectedly died as a result of the dangerous side effects of taking Chantix, their surviving family members may be entitled to compensation for damages caused by this, as well as for their grief and suffering.
Even after decades of being warned, 14 out of 100 American adults still smoke cigarettes. This data does not include the disturbingly high number of children and teens who try smoking and become addicted on a daily basis. It is estimated that in the US each day, about 2,000 minors try their first cigarette or e-cigarette, and more than 300 minors become daily cigarette smokers.
Even with required warnings from the Surgeon General on tobacco products and stringent restrictions on advertising, tobacco product manufacturers spend a lot of time and money advertising cigarettes and other tobacco products- while millions of smokers unsuccessfully try to quit.
Many people thought that Chantix was a miracle drug that was finally going to get them to quit smoking once and for all. Unfortunately, many people have become ill, injured, and have even died from complications and side effects caused by Chantix. If this has happened to you or someone you love, it may be time to contact a reliable Chantix lawyer in Washington, DC.
A Washington, DC Chantix lawyer that is experienced with successfully defending the rights of Chantix victims and their families, may be able to help you seek compensation from the negligent manufacturer, Pfizer. It is alleged that Pfizer knowingly did not disclose the potentially harmful side effects of Chantix to doctors and patients.
If you or someone close to you has suffered from harmful side effects from taking Chantix, the sooner you discuss your situation with a reliable personal injury lawyer that is licensed to help people in your situation in Washington, DC and its surrounding areas, the sooner they may be able to start protecting you and/or your loved one’s rights.
Negative and Dangerous Side Effects of Chantix
Victims of Chantix have suffered from a wide range of adverse reactions to this drug. The following symptoms have been reported by patients that have taken it:
- Harmful behavior to self/others/property
- Heart attacks and other heart problems
- Suicidal thoughts and ideation
- Unusual thoughts and behaviors
The side effects of Chantix can be so serious that Pfizer now has to place a black box warning on their medicine that is supposed to help people to quit smoking. A black box warning is the most severe of the warnings that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) imposes on companies, to denote that they are providing a potentially dangerous or harmful product to consumers.
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