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What You Need to Know If You’ve Been Hurt by a Prescription Medication or a Medical Device in Iowa

Pharmaceutical class action cases are not like other types of personal injury lawsuits.

In a pharmaceutical class action case, you are alleging that an FDA-approved medication or medical device made by a well-funded and perhaps well-established company caused you a serious injury. That company is going to fight hard against your fair recovery…and you need to know how to fight back.

Our experienced pharmaceutical class action lawyers know how to protect your rights, and we are committed to seeking justice. Below, we answer some commonly asked questions about pharmaceutical class action cases so that you can get the information that you need to make informed decisions about your future.

Why Are Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices Available?

Medications and medical devices may cause serious injuries even after being approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). A pharmaceutical company may be liable for injuries caused by medications or medical device if the company was negligent in:

Any drug or device may result in an injury if the pharmaceutical company is negligent.

What Are Some Medical Conditions That Result From Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices?

Any symptoms should be promptly reported to your doctor.

Which Specific Drugs and Medical Devices May Cause Injuries?

Some of the medications and medical devices that are being investigated or have been investigated include:

  • Asbestos. Exposure is alleged to cause mesothelioma.
  • Invokana. This blood pressure medication allegedly causes kidney and heart problems.
  • . Several drugs are meant to combat the effects of aging in men by increasing the hormone testosterone. However, these medications can also increase a man’s chances of suffering a heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, or early death.
  • SGLT2 inhibitors. Patients were not warned about the potential risk of diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • Talcum Powder. A lawsuit has been filed alleging that Talcum Powder products cause ovarian cancer.
  • Taxotere. This chemotherapy drug may cause permanent hair loss.
  • Yaz. This birth control medication is alleged to have caused heart and blood disorders.

This list changes often and any serious side effect that you were not warned about should be discussed with an experienced lawyer.

Whom Should I Trust and What Should I Do If I’m Hurt?

You should trust your doctor and your Iowa lawyer. Other than that, it can be difficult to know who to trust about the safety of your medication or medical device. Thus, it is important for you to know about:

Additionally, it is important to know what not to do after a medication or medical device injury and to take action if you’ve been hurt.

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