Benicar Injury Lawyers
If you have taken the prescription drug Benicar and have experienced any adverse side effects, contact us today for a free no obligation legal consultation.
Lawsuits have been filed across the country related to adverse effects of Benicar in patients and the FDA has recommended a label warning of its side effects.
Side Effects of Benicar
- Gastrointestinal Problems – Sprue-like Enteropathy (causes the patient from properly absorbing nutrients from foods)
- Chronic Diarrhea
- Weight Loss
- Intestinal Malnutrition
Who are the Defendants in the Benicar Lawsuits?
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc and Forest Laboratories, Inc.
Current Status of Lawsuits
There have been lawsuits filed across the country related to the dangers and adverse side effects of Benicar. In May 2015, the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) centralized nearly 50 cases in New Jersey. Lawsuits continue to be filed in other states.
Is there a Deadline for me to file?
Yes. It is important that you immediately speak with a Benicar injury lawyer. Every state has different requirements and could be as short as 6 months from the date of the injury.
Do I Have a Case?
The Benicar lawsuits are based on a failure to warn cause of action. Prior to 2013, the label of Benicar did not warn patients about the intestinal problems and other major side effects. The FDA issued a warning to include the potential gastrointestinal side effects.
Benicar was used in patients to treat hypertension and high blood pressure.
If you have suffered from any of the sypmtoms above and have received medical treatment call today to find out if you have a case.