Benicar

This Florida Benicar Attorney Perseveres on Behalf of Clients

This Fort Lauderdale, Florida Benicar Lawyer assists clients in their time of greatest need. Benicar is a drug used to treat high blood pressure. Benicar is actually the trade name of the drug Olmesartan. It was created by Daiichi Sankyo. It was first introduced into the market in 1995.

Benicar works by blocking receptors called angiotensin receptors. Angiotensin is a hormone that causes constriction of the blood vessels. Therefore, when Benicar blocks those receptors, the blood vessels dilate – and the patient’s blood pressure goes down as a result.

Neverthless, Benicar can have all sorts of catastrophic effects for the users of the drug (described below). As a result, a $300 million settlement was made with Daiichi Sankyo, the manufacturer of Benicar, in August, 2017. Depending on your injuries, you may be entitled to a portion of this recovery, so it is important to contact this Fort Lauderdale, Florida Benicar Law Firm at 786-294-7711 as soon as possible if you’ve been injured anyplace in the State of Florida (including Miami, Miami-Dade County, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach County). He will gladly give you a free, no obligation consultation at no charge to you. He will also let you know if you might be able to participate in the settlement.

Should Mr. Quackenbush become your attorney, he will work on contingency – which means that there is no risk to you as Mr. Quackenbush does not get paid for his work until you’ve received compensation in your case.

Fight for Your Rights Alongside this South Florida Benicar Lawyer

While the drug Olmesartan is most frequently sold as the brand name drug Benicar, there are generic versions of the drug on the market as well. You can potentially pursue a Benicar case whether you are using the brand name or generic version of the drug, although the generic version may present other issues to deal with in the litigation.

This Broward County Benicar Lawyer represents people who have taken both the brand-name and generic versions of the drug Benicar.

Unfortunately, Benicar can have severe consequences for its users. These include severe gastrointestinal (GI) problems. Sprue-like enteropathy is a gastrointestinal problem that many people have been experiencing as a result of taking the drug Benicar. Sprue-like enteropathy can entail severe and chronic diarrhea, resultant abdominal and stomach pain, fatigue, bloating, nausea, vomiting, malnutrition and anemia.

This Fort Lauderdale Benicar Attorney Counsels Clients

Such gastrointestinal problems can cause weight loss and, if they are severe enough, even hospitalization. Symptoms from Benicar usage may resemble celiac disease and are often mistaken for that disease. As a result, many doctors do not initially realize that their patients who are taking Benicar are actually suffering as a result of the drug. If they did, they wouldn’t prescribe Benicar in the first place, and their patients’ symptoms wouldn’t have began. Sankyo, Benicar’s manufacturer, was negligent by not initially informing doctors of the possible side-effects of the drug and therefore causing doctors around the Country to inappropriately prescribe the drug.

This South Florida Benicar Lawyer represents clients who have developed all sorts of medical conditions and symptoms as a result of the drug Benicar.

Renal failure has also been known to be an adverse consequence of Benicar. As a result, patients may require dialysis.

Call this Broward County Benicar Law Firm for Help Today

Should you hire Mr. Quackenbush to represent you in your Benicar case, he will do so on a contingency basis – which means that there will be no risk to you as Mr. Quackenbush will not get paid until you’ve made a recovery in your case.

Call 786-294-7711 to obtain a free, no obligation consultation today. This Broward County Benicar Attorney will happily discuss all of the strengths and strategies of your case for free.

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