Topic: Filing a Texas Prescription Drug Injury Claim – Call (214) 747-5240 for Help Now!

Our Dallas drug injury attorneys, with 38 years experience, can secure any and all damages you may deserve from a pharmaceutical company.

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Prescription drugs are big business, and pharmaceutical companies are constantly churning out new pills, gels, and ointments to be prescribed by doctors. We are led to believe they are safe and will help us. However, all too often that is not the case. If you are in such a situation, our Dallas drug injury lawyers can assist you.

Our pharmaceutical liability attorneys have been advocating for Texans damaged by prescription drugs for 38 years, and never charge a fee unless we recover a settlement.

Many times injuries, even death, result from pharmaceuticals that are allowed to be manufactured and prescribed. Often times the injuries associated with taking prescription drugs include heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, bladder cancer, or some other serious medical complications.

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Remember: The pharmaceuticals referenced on this page below are not the only injury causing prescription drugs on the market that may entitle you to compensation.

Call our Dallas drug injury attorneys now at (214) 747-5240 if you believe you may have been harmed by a pharmaceutical company.

Recalls happen on a frequent basis and many times new medications are only discovered to inflict harm after they are sold to the public by pharmaceutical companies, and then used by a substantial number of people for some time.

If you believe a prescription drug, you were or are still taking, has caused significant health issues or the death of someone you love, you should contact our Dallas drug injury lawyers for a free consultation. We’ll talk to you about the medicine’s history and any known dangers associated with it.

How Our Dallas Pharmaceutical Liability Lawyers Can Help

Our Dallas pharmaceutical liability attorneys closely monitor the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Safety Alerts for Human Medical Products as well as the progress of dangerous drugs across the United States. Listed below are some of the more common ones that have been alleged or determined to cause injury.

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Here Are Some Prescription Drug Injury Lawsuits Our Pharmaceutical Liability Lawyers Handle

Actos / Pioglitazone

What is Actos?

Actos is a prescription drug that was sold to treat people with Type 2 Diabetes.

How popular of a drug was Actos?

In 2008 Actos was the 10th best-selling medication in the United States.

What is dangerous about Actos?

Taking Actos for over a year has been associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer. In fact, diabetes patients that took the pharmaceutical for over a year were found to have two times the risk of developing bladder cancer than those diabetes patients that did not use the drug.

What are some of the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer?

Signs of possible bladder cancer include blood in your urine, urinary urgency, pain while urinating, abdominal pain and discomfort, and back pain or discomfort.

Remember:  The U.S Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada have both issued safety warnings relating to Actos due to the risk of developing cancer of the bladder.

How Our Dallas Drug Injury Lawyers Can Help

If you or a loved one took Actos and developed bladder cancer our Dallas pharmaceutical liability attorneys may be able to recover damages for you. Actos is dangerous and its manufacturer knew the risk of developing bladder cancer existed. However, they failed to adequately warn patients. How long you or your loved one used Actos will be a factor that is considered in determining whether you may have a cause of action for injuries or wrongful death.

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Testosterone Products

What testosterone have been alleged to be dangerous?

AndroGel, Axirom, Testim, Testopel, Striant, Fortesta, Androderm, and Depo are just a few of the testosterone products that have been alleged to be dangerous. They include gels, patches, and pills.

What is dangerous about testosterone products?

Testosterone product usage has been linked to heart attacks, strokes, blood clots, deep vein thrombosis known as DVT, pulmonary embolisms, and – unfortunately – death.

Remember: Men over the age of 65 diagnosed with low-T who took Testosterone treatments were found to be 2X-3X as likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke when compared to men who did not undergo treatments, the difference being whether or not the patient had a history of heart disease.

How Our Dallas Drug Injury Attorneys Can Help

Our  Dallas pharmaceutical liability lawyers offer a free consultation to discuss you or your loved one’s use of any Testosterone product to treat low-T. Our attorneys can assist you in evaluating whether or not life altering side effects, or the death of a family member, can be linked to the product’s usage and if you can pursue damages from the pharmaceutical company. 

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GranuFlo / NaturaLyte

What are GranuFlo and Naturalyte?

These products are concentrates used in patients undergoing dialysis, and are converted into bicarbonates used in cleaning a patient’s blood.

What is dangerous about GranuFlo and Naturalyte?

GranuFlo and Naturalyte could cause high bicarbonate levels in some dialysis patients based on the drugs’ ingredients. High bicarbonate levels can lead to a heart attack, stroke, or sudden cardiac death. In fact, the drug’s manufacturer circulated a memo that stated the incorrect usage of the drugs was significantly associated with 6X to 8X greater risk of cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death. Who was the memo sent to? The pharmaceutical company that manufactures the drugs only sent the memo to its own doctors discussing the serious risks of using the drugs. It was not sent to outside clinics.

Remember: The U.S Food and Drug Administration issued a Class I recall on both of these drugs. Due to the number of lawsuits involving these drugs the cases have been combined into a class action lawsuit. It is imperative that you contact us as soon as possible to determine if you have a cause of action.

How Our Dallas Drug Injury Lawyers Can Help

If you or a loved one underwent dialysis, took GranuFlo or Naturalyte, and experienced a cardiac event, you may be entitled to financial compensation. If so, our Dallas pharmaceutical liability attorneys can help you get it.

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What is Risperdal?

Risperdal is prescribed as an anti psychotic used to treat schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, and other behavioral disorders.

What is dangerous about Risperdal?

It is alleged that Risperdal, when prescribed to male children or young male adults – causes abnormal breast growth / enlarged breasts (Gynecomastia) and/or milk production (Galactorrhea).

Remember: The young male children and young male adults that were prescribed this drug were already dealing with mental health issues. Developing abnormally large male breasts and/or producing milk from male breasts are embarrassing side effects that would obviously lead to additional psychological and emotional damage.

How Our Dallas Drug Injury Lawyers Can Help

If your male child or young male adult developed enlarged breasts or milk-producing breasts after taking Risperdal, they may be entitled to financial compensation for mental anguish in the past and future. Other various damages may also apply. Learn more on our Risperdal page.

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What is Zoloft?

Zoloft is a widely prescribed pharmaceutical used to treat depression.

What is dangerous about Zoloft?

Zoloft has allegedly been linked to birth defects in children including: cleft palate, holes in the heart, spina bifida, skull defects, and other defects. Some of these birth defects can even lead to death.

Who has a potential claim against the manufacturer of the drug?

Both the the child and the parents of the child born with birth defects and the child himself or may have claims against Pfizer, the pharmaceutical company that manufactures the drug .

Remember: If you took Zoloft and your child was born with significant birth defects, both you and your child may have causes of action against Pfizer and entitled to significant compensation.

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Samsca / Tolvaptan

What is Samsca?

Samsca is a prescription diuretic.

What is dangerous about Samsca?

Samsca has been linked to liver failure, which could lead to the need for a liver transplant or even result in death.

If you have an underlying liver disease are you at increased risk?

Potentially yes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a safety announcement stating the pharmaceutical should not be given to patients with liver disease.

If you were prescribed Samsca for more than 30 days could you be at increased risk?

Potentially yes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a safety announcement stating the drug should not be used longer than 30 days.

How Our Dallas Drug Injury Attorneys Can Help

If you either: (a) took Samsca and developed liver problems or (b) had underlying liver problems and took Samsca, and the problems got worse, you should contact our Dallas pharmaceutical liability lawyers for a free consultation to determine if you may have a cause of action for damages against the pharmaceutical company.

Contact us for a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your case with a Dallas drug injury lawyer.

We have offices in DallasPlano, Frisco, and Fort Worth for your convenience. Call (214) 747-5240 to find out how our prescription drug injury attorneys can help get you the compensation you may justly deserve from the pharmaceutical company.