Plavix® Attorneys Jacksonville
FDA Recall, Warning or Action: The FDA has warned that Plavix® may cause serious bleeding. In certain individuals, genetic factors affect how the drug is metabolized within the body and that can mean death.
Numerous prescription drugs have been expunged from pharmacy shelves to change warning labels after repeated incidences of adverse side effects were discovered. Our in-house team members routinely monitor the favorable rulings that are issued by state and federal courts for lawsuits related to dangerous drugs and failed healthcare products. High risk drugs often require that additional steps be taken by both doctors and patients to ensure a full disclosure of documented dangers.
Side Effects of Plavix® Use
Plavix® (clopidogrel) is a blood thinner that works by keeping the platelets in your blood from coagulating and prevents blood clots. It is generally prescribed to individuals who have recently had a heart attack or stroke. Possible negative effects or unwanted patient outcomes include:
- Bleeding That Won’t Stop
- Pale Skin
- Coughing Up Blood
- Sudden Numbness or Weakness
- Unexpected Death
NOTE: It is estimated that between two and fourteen percent of the population are potentially poor metabolizers of Plavix®.
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