Last week, I wrote about the recall on Valsartan, an active ingredient used in several drugs that treat heart failure and high blood pressure. But, sadly, these drugs are just several of many that can cause irreparable damage to your health. Many prescription drugs can lead to fatal injuries.
Pharmaceutical giants are some of the most powerful companies in the world, but our Memphis dangerous drugs lawyers are known for handling complicated cases with ease. In fact, we have a lot of experience with cases against even the biggest corporations. These are just three examples of the pharmaceutical injuries we have focused on in the past.
In 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and other over-the-counter medications, was the leading cause of acute liver failure in the US between 1998 and 2003. Soon after, numerous people came forward with reports of serious liver damage from using Tylenol exactly as directed on the label.
Many women take the drug Zofran during pregnancy to treat morning sickness. However, if taken during the first trimester of a pregnancy, Zofran has been associated with devastating, serious birth defects in babies: hole in the heart, heart murmur, cleft palate, and cleft lip, among others. Some have been born with just one kidney.
Baby powder, also known as talcum powder, contains talc — a mineral that isn’t meant to be absorbed into the human body. Though many products use it to prevent rashes, research has linked talc to cancer. Studies have found that talcum powder can travel into a woman’s internal organs, causing ovarian cancer in some cases.
Memphis Dangerous Drugs Lawyers Can Help
Though I cannot restore you or your loved one to health, I might be able to help you get substantial compensation for what happened, so that you can focus on your recovery.
Our Memphis dangerous drugs lawyers offer a free consultation and can answer any of your concerns. There is no attorney fee unless we win.
If you think you or a loved one might have been injured by a dangerous drug, contact us online or call (901) 327-1212 today.