(Generic name: Rofecoxib)
FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Vioxx as its Manufacturer Voluntarily Withdraws the Product
“The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today acknowledged the voluntary withdrawal from the market of Vioxx (chemical name rofecoxib), a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) manufactured by Merck & Co. FDA today also issued a Public Health Advisory to inform patients of this action and to advise them to consult with a physician about alternative medications…”
If you or a loved one are taking the prescription medication Vioxx, contact your physician at once.
Harrell & Harrell, P.A., is currently investigating claims involving serious injury or death concerning the prescription drug Vioxx (rofecoxib), manufactured by Merck, and has currently filed claims against Merck for the side effects of Vioxx.
If you believe that you or a loved one has suffered a heart attack, stroke or death as a result of taking Vioxx, please contact us.