The anticoagulant drug Pradaxa has been prescribed to hundreds of thousands of patients with atrial fibrillation to prevent pulmonary embolisms, blood clots and strokes.
Initially the drug was marketed as a safer and more effective alternative then other blood thinning drugs like Warfarin and Coumadin.
However, there have been recent reports that show the drug Pradaxa may have serious and even fatal health risks associated with it. Families already dealing with these tragedies can file a Pradaxa lawsuit.
After several hundred reports linking Pradaxa as the cause of serious injury and death due to massive internal bleeding, drug safety experts from Europe, Japan, The United States and Australia have issued warnings about Pradaxa.
If you or a loved one has been injured or suffered a fatality from Pradaxa it is very important that you speak to a qualified attorney immediately. You may be entitled to substantial financial compensation from a Pradaxa lawsuit.
Pradaxa was endorsed by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association for non-valvular atrial fibrillation in February, 2011. This caused a huge spike in use of the drug.
Unfortunately, with the increased usage of Pradaxa came detrimental effects.
The reporting service of the FDA, "MedWatch" reported that in the first quarter of 2011 there were over 500 reports of severe hemorrhages, serious and even fatal injuries due to patients being prescribed Pradaxa.
If you or a family member has suffered an injury or death from taking Pradaxa, it is important that you know your rights! You can call us today toll free to speak with a qualified attorney to discuss your options about a Pradaxa lawsuit.
In November 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim, the German pharmaceutical company responsible for marketing Pradaxa, confirmed their knowledge of 260 fatal bleeding events across the world between 2008 and 2011, almost half of those were in the United States.
Reports of serious and even fatal internal bleeding caused by taking Pradaxa have prompted safety advisories in Australia and Japan as well as led to labeling updates in Europe.
In January 2012, there was a study released by the Cleveland clinic which concluded that after testing over 30 thousand patients, Pradaxa has a 33% higher risk of causing heart disease and strokes.
Attorneys with the Pradaxa Litigation Group have helped thousands of people, just like you, file a claim for a defective drug injury and are now currently helping families affected by the detrimental effects of this drug file a Pradaxa lawsuit.
These same attorneys are ready to discuss your case with you today. Before you choose an attorney make sure that they are experienced and qualified to handle a case as complex and valuable as this.
At the Pradaxa Resource Center, we work with only the top defective drug attorneys in the country, so you can rest assured that your lawsuit will be handled professionally.
Call us today to learn more about the side effects of Pradaxa and the legal options you may have at your disposal. We are standing by 24 hours a day to provide you with help and answer your questions.
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