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To maintain and help protect the public’s general well-being and overall health, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was formed in 1906. The FDA has regulations and requirements every new food and drug must meet before being released to the public market. The FDA requires research, tests, and clinical trials before a new drug is released. Although the requirements may be met, it is difficult for the drug’s long term side effects to appear. In some cases, a drug’s long term side effects are only discovered after the public has been exposed to it for a period of time. A potentially harmful hypertension drug on the public market is Benicar®. Benicar was created by the Japanese drug maker Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and is designed to help patients suffering from hypertension. Benicar works to lower the patient’s blood pressure alone or in combination with other drugs.
Why are patients seeking a Benicar injury attorney?
Some patients are turning to the Hollis Law Firm to find a Benicar injury attorney because they have experienced severe side effects. Some of the following are examples of the side effects some patients are experiencing:
- Sprue-like enteropathy
- Gastrointestinal complications
- Symptoms similar to Celiac disease
- Nausea and vomiting
- Severe diarrhea and weight loss
It is possible that patients may be experiencing one or multiple of the side effects at the same time. If you or a loved one are experiencing these side effects, it may be helpful to seek a Benicar injury attorney. To find a compassionate and helpful Benicar injury attorney, pick up the phone and call 1-800-3672 or fill out the form located on this page. A member of the Hollis Law Firm will reach out to you to schedule a risk-free case evaluation. During your Benicar lawsuit evaluation, your Benicar injury attorney can determine if your unique case is viable for compensation.