Lawyers for Prevacid Injuries in Arizona
If you or someone you love suffered AIN, CKD, or renal failure as a result of using a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication, like Prevacid, then you may need help from a skilled Arizona drug injury lawyer. For many people suffering from the extreme side effects of medications like Prevacid, there is no one problem to define or zero in on. Your life may have been turned upside down by a wide array of problems, known to medicine and medical legal as co-morbidities, or multiple serious medical conditions and diseases suffered alongside a primary concern. When you are suffering from multiple different disorders with one source of pain, your mental and emotional pain and anguish may only become more difficult to bear, and your life and health more difficult to manage. But you don’t have to go through it alone and there is someone out there you can trust to put your needs and rights first. Working with an attorney can help you to get the answers, justice, and compensation you need to get your life, and your peace of mind, back after serious injuries.
The Husband & Wife Law Team know that suffering from one, let alone multiple, conditions caused by damage done to your body after taking a prescription medication you thought was safe can be devastating. That’s why we’ve been working with victims of negligence for more than 20 years to set the record straight, to get justice, and to stand up for the rights of the people who were injured and whose lives will never be the same. We’re here for you as soon as you are ready to get help with your recovery, and will fly to wherever you are if you’re unable to travel to meet with us.
What is Prevacid?
Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication given by prescription that works to reduce the overall amount of stomach acid and to treat the uncomfortable, painful, and damaging symptoms that come with conditions like H. pylori bacterial infections, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), duodenal ulcers, acid burns and damage to the esophagus, and other medical conditions that cause damage to these systems or the overproduction of stomach acid. Prevacid is also called lansoprazole as is marketed as a safe means of dealing with all of these, and other serious conditions relating to stomach acid conditions.
What Serious Side Effects Should I Discuss with My Attorney?
Although every medication comes with side effects, if you have sustained serious injuries or have developed life-threatening conditions as a result of your use of Prevacid, it is important to discuss all of your side effects with your Arizona Prevacid lawsuit attorney. Some of the most common side effects associated with use of Prevacid include: diarrhea, pain in the stomach, nausea, constipation and headache; these side effects can become dangerous and may negatively impact your quality of life over the long term. In addition, serious side effects may also have a significant impact on your life: jitters, feeling dizzy, jerky movements, shaking, muscle weakness, seizures, abnormal heartbeat, rapid heartbeat, muscle spasms, muscle cramps or aches, and other issues with your motor activity.
More than quality of life and other damaging side effects, Prevacid use has been linked to even more dangerous side effects and outcomes like chronic kidney disease, B12 deficiency, magnesium deficiency, acute interstitial nephritis (AIN), acute kidney injury, and serious bacterial infections that cause unstoppable diarrhea.
Additionally, use of Prevacid for more than a year may contribute to an increased risk of fractures in vulnerable body parts like hips, wrists, and spines.
Who is Responsible for My Prevacid Injuries?
Working with an Arizona injury attorney is the best way to determine who is at fault for your injuries and medical conditions caused by the use of Prevacid. Drug makers and distributors have a legal responsibility to disclose the potential risks associated with their prescription medications and to ensure that all appropriate research is conducted to inform them of the potential side effects and serious health risks. If you and your doctor were not informed about the potential serious and life-threatening side effects associated with your use of Prevacid, you may be able to hold the maker and distributor responsible for your pain and suffering.
Can I Receive Compensation for My Prevacid Injuries in AZ?
Every medical injury case is different, but working with an Arizona Prevacid lawsuit attorney is the best way to determine whether you are eligible to receive compensation for your injuries, and to determine how much compensation you may be to get in a settlement. While your case and your individual experience will determine what happens in your lawsuit many victims are able to settle for compensation covering their medical expenses, lost wages, loss of the ability to hold down a job, loss of wages or work time for family members turned caregivers, pain and suffering and more. The best way to find out what your options and potential settlement figures may look like is to reach out for a no obligation consultation with an Arizona personal injury attorney who understands medical liability law.
The Legal Team That Helps You Push On to the Future
The attorneys at The Husband & Wife Law Team know that living with the pain and suffering of Prevacid injuries can be almost too much to bear. We work hard to build a strong case for you and to ensure that your voice and your story are heard so that you can receive a fair settlement for what happened to you. We work with you to ensure that you know your rights. To talk about your case now, reach out for a free consultation with the attorneys at The Husband & Wife Law Team by calling (602) 457-6222.
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