Millions of Americans take prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications to aid in the treatment of various medical conditions, such as arthritis, severe pain, high cholesterol, mental disorders, and heart problems. Unfortunately, many injuries occur each year in the U.S. due to these prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Patients are generally harmed due to dangerous side effects, with some of these injuries resulting in death.
Many medications have been making news recently as the result of recalls and warnings regarding the serious health risks and side effects associated with their use. The following drugs have either been recalled or warnings have been issued regarding the serious side effects that they may pose to users:
Listed below are some of the many dangerous side effects that have been associated with some pharmaceutical medications:
- Birth Defects
- Heart Attack
- Heart palpatations
- Memory loss
- Numbness in the extremities
- Severe cardiac problems
- Stomach aches
Unfortunately, it has become a common occurrence in the U.S. for medications to be recalled due to serious side effects only after millions of innocent patients have taken the medication in an attempt to treat a health condition. If you or a loved one has suffered as the result of a defective or dangerous drug, please contact one of the lawyers at Cline Farrell Christie Lee & Bell who have experience handling cases involving defective and dangerous drugs for a free consultation. We will be happy to evaluate your potential case and advise you as to your legal rights and options. We look forward to hearing from you and we welcome the opportunity to serve and assist you.