Plavix Lawsuit Lawyer Washington, DC
If you or someone you love are one of the many people who took Plavix and suffered from its serious and dangerous side effects, it may be in your best interest to discuss your situation with a Plavix lawsuit lawyer in Washington, DC.
The anticoagulant Plavix was approved by the FDA as a blood thinner in 1997 and it was introduced to the market by Bristol-Meyers Squibb. It was falsely advertised as being more effective than aspirin when in fact, more recent studies have shown that it is not more effective than aspirin. As well, it is now known to be linked to internal bleeding and gastrointestinal hemorrhaging, heart attacks, and strokes.
The serious and sometimes extremely dangerous side effects- some of which are potentially life-threatening complications- have given many innocent victims and their families reason to need the help of a good Plavix lawsuit lawyer in Washington, DC, to get them the compensation they are entitled to.
Plavix was designed to prevent blood clots in individuals diagnosed with coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular vascular disease. It is the second most popular medication around the globe even though it has the potential to cause some very serious side effects.
If you or someone you love has suffered from any of the serious side effects of Plavix, you may be entitled to compensation that a good Plavix lawsuit lawyer in Washington, DC may be able to help you get.
Dangerous Side Effects
One of the severe and dangerous side effects associated with Plavix is uncontrollable internal bleeding. It is common for this to occur in the gastrointestinal system but it can also occur in other organs. This can lead to impairment and sometimes even death.
It has also been reported that Plavix causes problems with patients’ immune systems which can impair the body’s ability to fight illness, disease and infection.
Some people who have taken Plavix have experienced seizures that maybe linked to their taking this dangerous medication.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that Plavix may cause serious cardiovascular problems and that it may cause depression. The FDA issued a black box warning for Plavix in 2010.
If you have suffered as the result of any of these dangerous side effects or ones not mentioned here that may have been caused by taking Plavix, a Washington, DC personal injury lawsuit lawyer may be able to help you. The sooner you contact a reliable lawyer, the sooner they may be able to protect the rights of you and your loved ones.
Personal Injury Claim
When someone becomes injured, ill or dies as the result of another party or party’s negligence, they and/or their family may be entitled to compensation. In the situation of Plavix, its manufacturers may be guilty of this. By not issuing accurate warnings for their products, many people have suffered and some people have even died as a result of its dangerous side effect.
If you think that you may have a personal injury claim because of Plavix, contact a Plavix lawsuit lawyer in Washington, DC at Cohen & Cohen for a free case evaluation with no obligations.