Darvocet Lawsuits Being Filed
In November 2010, the FDA issued a Darvocet Recall and took the product off the market due to data linking the painkiller to increased heart problems and death. The FDA stated that all painkillers that contain propoxyphene pose an unreasonable risk to consumers.
If you have taken propoxyphene related drugs and have experienced serious or fatal injuries as a result you might want to contact a Personal Injury Lawyer such as an expert Darvocet Lawyer to see if you have a case for a Darvocet Lawsuit. Darvocet lawsuits are being filed accross the country which may lead to a classaction lawsuit.
Darvocet Lawyers are specificly looking for users of non-generic Darvocet/Davon who sufferd from heart arrhythmia who had prolonged QT on the EKG with serious damage and were realtively healthy prior to taking Darvocet/Darvon.
Darvocet or Darvon (propoxyphene) required a prescription from your healthcare provider. The drug can be taken orally as a capsule, tablet or liquid. In November of 2010, the FDA issued a Darvocet Recall due to an increase in heart problems caused by the drug. The product was put on the market in 1957 and used as a mild pain reliever. The drug combines propoxyphene and acetaminophen, the active component of Tylenol. At the time of the Darvocet Recall, this drug was one of the most often prescribed drugs in the U.S.
The drug was sold to millions of Americans without adequate warning about the risk of injury or death. Patients may be entitled to compensation given that the Govenrment has issued a Darvocet Recall and Darvocet Lawsuits are expected to be filed against the manufacture . You might qualify for compensation through a Darvocet Lawsuit if you have experienced heart arrhythmia, heart attack or other heart related problems.
Darvocet Lawsuit Being Filed
In June 2008, the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen filed a Darvocet lawsuit against the FDA because they failed to act on a petition filed in 2006 to remove these painkillers from the market. The request for removal in 2006 was based on more than 2,000 accidental deaths associated with this medication since 1981. Furthermore, Darvocet as a painkiller had no more effect than over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers. They hoped that through this Darvocet lawsuit the FDA would take action. An Advisory Panel met in February 2009 to review the risk of Darvocet (propoxyphene). The FDA disregarded the recommendations of their advisory panel and decided not to issue a Darvocet Recall at that time, even in light of the 2008 lawsuit and the data presented. Finally two years later, on November 17, 2010, they decided in favor of a Darvocet Recall based on addtional findings and after almost 2 decades Darvocet was finally removed from the market. But the damage has been done, with an unreported number of pateints suffering from heart problems caused by the use of the product.
Although the manufacturers of this recalled medication were required to modfiy labeling to warn about the risk of accidental overdose there was never a warning about arrhythmia and other heart problems. This malpractice is the basis for the Darvocet Lawsuit.
Do I Qualify For A Darvocet Lawsuit?
If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of Darvocet, contact us now to speak with a qualified Darvocet Lawyer or personal injury attorney about possible compensation and learn more about the Darvocet Lawsuit. A personal Injury lawyer can protect your rights and determine if you qualify for a malpractice Lawsuit. Call us now at 877-222-7069 or use the contact form for a free case review. You have suffered enough! Darvocet Lawsuits are expected to be filed nationwide and may lead to a class action lawsuit, so talk to a personal injury attorney today to join this lawsuit.
Please note: Lawyers are only seeking users of brand name ( non-generic) Darvon or Darvocet and who had prolonged QT on the EKG with serious damage and were relatively healthy prior to taking Darvocet/Darvon to join the Darvocet Lawsuit. If you feel you qualify use the form below.
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