The Dangerous Drug Xarelto
And Its Side Effects
What is Xarelto?
Xarelto (rivaroxaban), manufactured by Bayer AG and Janssen Phrmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is used to prevent blood clots from forming inside the body of high-risk patients, such as those who suffer from Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) or had knee or hip replacement surgery. One of the main selling points of this medication is that it doesn’t require a daily monitoring of the patient’s coagulation levels, nor a particular dose titration. The “one dose fits all” motto of Xarelto may look like a big plus of this drug although it is probably one of the reasons of its present dangerousness.
Uncontrollable Xarelto bleeding can prove deadly for patients because there is no Xarelto reversal agent – a fact that has led some to take legal action on the grounds that it was negligent to release a blood thinner drug without an antidote or reversal method.
Brain bleeds, also known as brain hemorrhages, have been reported as a side effect from Xarelto, a blood thinner medication that has been the target of many personal injury lawsuits in recent months. Yet many were never apprised of the serious risks of this drug, which has no known antidote.
Dangerous and potentially life-threatening blood clots have been reported while taking Xarelto, a blood thinner drug that’s actually designed to prevent blood clots. Other issues like uncontrolled internal bleeding have also been reported, but many patients were never informed of the risk.
Heart Attack & Stroke
Dangerous and potentially life-threatening strokes and heart attacks have been reported due to blood clots while taking Xarelto, a blood thinner drug that’s actually designed to prevent blood clots.
Xarelto Lawsuits And Legal Options
If you or a member of your family suffered any harm or died because of the side effects of Xarelto including severe hemorrhages, uncontrollable bleeding events or gastrointestinal bleeding, you should seek legal advice as soon as you can. You have many legal options to ask for compensation.
Pharmaceutical companies that manufacture this drug should be held accountable for any damage you or your family members may have suffered. We are not going to sue your doctor, as he was a victim in the first place, as the Pharmaceutical Company did not provide him with enough information to understand how dangerous Xarelto is.
Nothing at all. Xarelto lawyers provide their services for free as they work on a contingency basis, meaning there are will be no legal fees unless the case is won in a court and compensation is secured for your family.
If this drug caused serious injuries to you or a member of your family, you should expect that a long-term or even life-long treatment may be required. Medical bills can become a significant burden to your family, but if you win your case in court, you can ask for due compensation for any expense you endured, including emotional distress and financial damage due to loss wages and/or funeral expenses.
A specialized Xarelto injury attorney will review your case for free. Personal injury attorneys fully specialize themselves in fighting legal battles in court against pharmaceutical companies, and will provide you with every detail about your legal options and your chances to receive compensation.
Since a large number of Xarelto lawsuits have been filed, the Judges consolidated them in a Multi-District Litigation. However, each plaintiff is entitled to his own attorney, his case will be handled separately, and he will receive an individual settlement based upon his particular injuries and damages caused by the medication.
We are completely aware that no vengeance against pharmaceutical companies can decrease the pain you suffered because of your injuries or the loss of a loved one. However, we think is anyone’s responsibility not just to make them pay and take full responsibility for their actions, but also to prevent other people from suffering the same fate. Damaging their profits will force pharmaceutical companies to rethink their marketing strategies before releasing an unsafe product to the public. Also, if a lot of people file a lawsuit, there’s a significant chance that the FDA may issue a product recall.
There’s a maximum time limit to file a federal lawsuit defined by every state, known as the “statute of limitations.” However, this time span is usually wide enough to let most people who suffered a Xarelto injury fall into it. If you’re in doubt, fill our form to seek free legal advice from a Xarelto attorney about your legal options. Our lawyers will contact you in just a few hours.