Monthly Archives: October 2013

Effexor Lawsuit putsĀ Pfizer back in the news

Pfizer is a multinational American pharmaceutical corporation with its headquarters based in New York. There are various recent lawsuits filed against Pfizer corporation including;

The Pfizer Inc Canadian division has been certified a class-action lawsuit by the Ontario supreme court. This lawsuit has set up the company to face challenges of failing to adequately warn the users on Champix anti-smoking medication side effects. The plaintiff lawyers including McPhadden Samac Tuovi LLP firm based in Toronto has alleged that Pfizer company in Canada failed to effectively warn the patients of potential adverse psychiatric reactions which include; anxiety, suicidal thoughts, depression and violent outbursts. This statement was received from three law firms and McPhadden. The affected class-action includes anyone based on Canada who used the drug and any family member of the patients.

New york based Pfizer company denied the claims stating that Champix is a well proven aid to smoking cessation treatment and it was approved in more than one hundred countries where over eighteen prescriptions have been filled. It also stated that there is no reliable scientific evidence that demonstrates the Champix alleged injuries. Based on Pfizer recent annual report, the company has spent around two hundred and seventy three million dollars to settle the lawsuits related to medication in the United States. The company also stated that it will stand behind Pfizer Canada and Champix as long as accurate and appropriate information is given to physicians and patients on the efficacy and safety of the drug. It further stated via email that Health Canada approved the drug based on Canada’s labeling requirements.

After Health Canada put warnings against the use of the drug, French government removed Champix as one of the safe medications in the state covered medication list CITING safety concerns over the drug use. The Health Canada said the benefits of the drug when used as prescribed tends to outweigh risks. It also warned the patients to desist from taking the drug and seek immediate medical care if they undergo unusual feelings, behaviors or thoughts. Champix is said to have accounted for the highest number of serious injuries than any other prescription drug according to a recent report released by Pennsylvania based institute of safe medication. It also stated that a total of one thousand and one cases including fifty deaths were reported.

There are also other recent lawsuits filed against Pfizer company including Effexor lawsuit. Effexor has been highly discouraged as a safe drug for pregnant women citing that many women have experienced severe birth defects after taking the drug. There are also Effexor lawsuit claims on children born with debilitating birth side effects as a result of the drug. FDA have stated that 92 percent of depressive episode cases have been reported due to the drug. The FDA rated Effexor drug as grade C meaning it caused harm to animals and thus recommended as unsafe for human treatment. The Canadian medical association journal also indicated that women who took the drug during pregnancy had a double risk of miscarriage.

File your Yaz Lawsuit today,and get compensation for your sufferings from the medicine.

Yaz is a fourth generation oral pregnancy prevention pill that contains ethinyl estradiol & droperinone as the main components. It is a pill that was approved by FDA in March 2006 for the prevention of unwanted pregnancies, treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and treatment of acne in girls of at least 14 years of age. Ethinyl estradiol that forms a major component of the otherwise known as combo oral contraceptive is an estrogen that affects the egg-release and the latter component droperinone is a progestin that indirectly restricts the uterus lining. These components make this contraceptive dangerous for health; have caused a lot of side effects and other major symptoms amongst the consumers, which has led to the rise in the number of Yaz lawsuit cases.

If you are one such consumer of the oral contraceptive and have severely suffered because of its consumption, due to its misleading advertisements that hid the side effects, then you must get a compensation for your loss (though no compensation would equal the pain you had to go through). After you fill the form for Yaz Lawsuit given in the websites that offer to fight on your behalf, they shall study your case and give their best to ensure that you get what you deserve. So, please fill in the form as early as possible, for you must get justice for the pain that you have borne. The cases against Yaz side effects have been lodged for the benefit of the people and you must avail your share of redemption from the pain that you had gone through.

The oral contraceptive Yaz has caused more than 50 deaths in the US, with thousands of complaints against side effects and other major health issues like heart attack, stroke, blood clots in lung or veins, thrombosis in legs, gall bladder disease, and pancreatitis. If you or your loved ones have suffered any of these because of the Yaz then you deserve more than just sympathy. File you Yaz lawsuit to fight for your right to compensation against your losses due to the unethical behavior of Bayer and Yasmin, the leading makers of Yaz.

More than 12,000 Yaz lawsuit cases have been already filed and soon the time will run out for filing your Yaz lawsuit, so do not waste any more time before filing your Yaz lawsuit. File your Yaz lawsuit today and get help in form of compensation that might cover the medical expenses you had to bear because of the side effects of this contraceptive. Even let your acquaintances who have faced a similar condition know about filing their Yaz lawsuit, for settlement of your grievances must be done at the right time.

Yaz side effects is a shear case of inhumanity on the part of the makers, who forgot the consequences that the users will face and continued misguiding the people. One must punish the people for their selfish intent and for that you must file your Yaz lawsuit with a competent lawyer who promises to bring justice to you and relieve you of the miseries of such an act of man by punishing them and compensating your pain, only to the extent possible. The real pain that you suffered can never be substituted by wealth. But, having said that you must approach a lawyer for your share of justice, for others are already on the go.