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Raptiva® Attorneys Jacksonville

FDA Recall, Warning or Action: Initially, the FDA withdrew Raptiva® from the market due to the risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).

Medical providers depend upon drug manufacturers to develop new medications and products to aid in caring for their patients. Our law firm’s personal injury lawyers work jointly with product specialists, design engineers and healthcare professionals to pinpoint defective drugs, inadequate warning labeling, incomplete provider information, device components and undocumented but known complications. In some instances, the pharmaceutical company or distributor may have already taken proactive steps to remove the dangerous drug, or to provide adequate instructions or warnings.

Side Effects of Raptiva® Use

Raptiva® (efalizumab) injections will prevent adhesion of lymphocytes to prevent the unwanted skin cell activity associated with chronic plaque psoriasis. Possible side effects or serious patient outcomes include:

  • Decrease Immune System Function
  • Tumors or Cancer
  • Hematologic Problems & Anemia
  • Viral, Bacterial or Fungal Infections
  • Worsening of Chronic Plaque Psoriasis
  • Weakened Central Nervous System
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

NOTE: No other immune-suppressing medications should be taken with Raptiva® and a medical opinion is recommended before taking any vitamins, minerals, herbal products or other medications.

Though money won’t restore your good health or return a loved one, it can help to pay the bills. If you or a loved one has been injured by or permanently damaged due the failure of a manufacturer or seller to exercise reasonable care or to provide a safe product or service, contact a liability lawyer at 904-251-1111 or 1-800-251-1111; or use this website’s Do I Have A Case form for a prompt response.

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