Pradaxa – Injuries May Include Serious Internal Bleeding
Concerns nationwide have been raised about the risk of severe internal bleeding in patients taking Pradaxa as an anticoagulant. The FDA has ordered changes to the Pradaxa warning label to highlight this risk.
In some cases, the bleeding has proven fatal.
If you or a loved one believes that you might have an injury claim related to the use of Pradaxa, please contact The Driscoll Firm, LLC, at 314-932-3232 for a free consultation. We will be happy to discuss your legal rights, including the possibility of bringing a lawsuit to obtain financial compensation.
Compensation Might Be Available for Pradaxa Injuries
The FDA has warned patients taking Pradaxa to notify their doctor and seek immediate care if they develop signs or symptoms such as:
- Unusual bleeding from the gums
- Nose bleeding that happens often
- Menstrual or vaginal bleeding that is heavier than normal
- Bleeding that is severe or you cannot control
- Pink or brown urine
- Red or black stools (looks like tar)
- Bruises that happen without a known cause or that get larger
- Coughing up blood or blood clots
- Vomiting blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
The FDA is continuing to evaluate the safety and risks of Pradaxa. The agency has stated that it believes Pradaxa provides an important health benefit when used as directed and recommends that healthcare professionals who prescribe Pradaxa follow the recommendations in the approved drug label.
Contact a Pradaxa Litigation Lawyer Today
Across the nation, people who have been injured or placed at risk of injury as a result of Pradaxa are taking legal action. In some cases, financial compensation might be available. If you think you might have a Pradaxa claim, contact an experienced injury attorney at The Driscoll Firm, LLC, for a confidential case evaluation today. Call 314-932-3232.
The Driscoll Firm, LLC, has national experience investigating and prosecuting claims of clients injured by side effects of drugs such as Pradaxa. John J. Driscoll solely represents plaintiffs and focuses his practice on complex product liability cases, consumer class actions, products and personal-injury litigation, mostly involving pharmaceuticals.
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