Aredia® Attorneys Jacksonville
FDA Recall, Warning or Action: Studies cited by the FDA indicated that women who had taken bisphosphonates for more than five years were at increased risk of thigh bone fractures.
Physicians and patients both depend upon drug companies to market new medications and products in the best interest of all patients. Our in-house team members relentlessly track favorable judgments handed down by state and federal courts for cases involving harmful drugs and failed surgical device manufacturers. In some cases the problem comes from the drug company’s failure to explain important medical situations, furnish thorough directions, or to inform patients of documented side effects.
Side Effects of Aredia® Use
Aredia® (pamidronate) is used to treat high levels of calcium in the blood that may be caused by certain types of cancer. Pamidronate is also used along with cancer chemotherapy to treat bone damage caused by multiple myeloma or by breast cancer that has spread to the bones. Aredia? is also used to treat Paget’s disease. Possible side effects and poor patient outcomes include:
- Increased Risk of Femur Fractures
- Jaw Osteonecrosis
- Esophageal Cancer
NOTE: Manufacturers have been promoting long-term use of these osteoporosis drugs without investigating their potential long-term effects.
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