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Experienced Benicar® Lawsuit Attorney

News / August 24, 2015

If you or a loved one has been injured by the hypertension drug, Benicar, it may be in your best interest to speak with an experienced Benicar® lawsuit attorney at the Hollis Law Firm.

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Benicar®, Japanese drug maker Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.’s popular high blood pressure medication, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002 and is one of the company’s most profitable drugs, with over 11 million prescriptions being written each year. Benicar is in a class of drugs known as angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB), which help lower a person’s blood pressure by helping to keep blood vessels dilated, or open. Benicar can be taken by itself or in combination with other blood pressure drugs, depending on the patient’s unique situation.

Why are people filing Benicar lawsuits?

Recently, however, Benicar has been linked to severe gastrointestinal problems, such as sprue-like enteropathy, which mimic the symptoms of Celiac disease. The FDA has released a warning to the public highlighting the potentially serious side effects of taking Benicar. As a result, people are seeking out experienced, knowledgeable Benicar lawsuit attorneys to provide them with the legal guidance they need. Symptoms of sprue-like enteropathy include:

  • Severe & chronic diarrhea
  • Extreme weight loss
  • Intestinal damage
  • Nausea & vomiting
  • Dehydration
  • Malabsorption/malnourishment
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Headaches
  • Chronic sinusitis

Some of those who have taken Benicar are experiencing the above symptoms which can lead to hospitalization and even death. The experienced, compassionate Benicar lawsuit attorneys at the Hollis Law Firm are available to evaluate your case in a risk-free, confidential manner in order to help you determine if you have a viable claim against Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. The costs associated with treating the effects of Benicar can be high, along with causing significant physical and emotional distress to the patient and their families. If you believe you or a loved one has a claim against Benicar and its manufacturer, simply fill out the form to the left or call the Hollis Law Firm’s Benicar lawsuit attorney toll-free at (800) 701-3672 today.