If you’ve taken Xarelto and experienced serious side effects, you’re not alone.
The attorneys at Martinson & Beason, P.C. have prepared the following information to inform you of your rights and entitlements if you have suffered from taking Xarelto:
What is Xarelto?
Xarelto is a prescription medication used to treat deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, the forming of a blood clot in the legs and lungs of people who have just had knee or hip replacement surgery and to help reduce the risk of these conditions occurring again. Xarelto is also used to treat people with atrial fibrillation (an irregular heartbeat) and reduce the risk of stroke. People suffering from atrial fibrillation are at an increased risk of forming a blood clot in the heart, which can travel to the brain, causing a stroke, or other parts of the body. The likelihood of being or knowing someone affected by complications from Xarelto are great: sales exceeded $1 Billion in 2014, and the manufacturer increased Xarelto’s projected earnings from 20% to 30% in the first quarter of 2015.
What are the Side Effects, Complications and Risks of Xarelto?
Unfortunately, Xarelto can cause serious uncontrollable bleeding events, including hemorrhages and strokes. While bleeding is a common complication associated with anticoagulants, it has been alleged that Xarelto is more dangerous than traditional blood thinners because no antidote exists to reverse its blood-thinning effects.
This means that in the event of an emergency, patients may be at risk for irreversible bleeding problems, including life-threatening internal and gastrointestinal bleeds. If your loved one died as a result of taking Xarelto, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
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At Martinson & Beason, P.C., we are here to help you understand your legal options and give you the guidance you need during this difficult time. If you or a loved one have been prescribed Xarelto and suffered a serious bleeding event or other serious side effect, please call us today. You may be able to receive compensation for your injuries and hold the makers of Xarelto accountable for their actions.
During your free consultation, we’ll let you know all of your options and give you the guidance you need. The experienced attorneys at Martinson & Beason can help you get justice for your pain and suffering. Your claim could compensate you for your hospital bills, surgical expenses, emotional trauma, and other losses.
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