North Carolina Bextra lawyer
Bextra (Valdecoxib) was marketed by manufacturer G.D. Searle & Company as treatment for pain relief. The drug was taken off the market in 2005 after Pfizer acquired Searle.
Bextra was Pfizer's replacement for Celebrex. Marketed as an anti-inflammatory drug, Bextra was used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms. A similar drug is Vioxx, which is part of a class of pain medications known as Cox-2 inhibitors (along with Bextra and Celebrex).
Bextra side effects
Adverse side effects linked to Bextra include the following:
- Heart attack risk
- Fatal skin reactions such as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN)
Users also may experience skin rash, mucosal lesions and other symptoms related to hypersensitivity.
Contact the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin about a potential Bextra lawsuit
If you've been seriously injured due to exposure to dangerous drugs, it's vital you speak with an experienced attorney in North Carolina. At the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, we put our experience and resources to work for clients. Call or email our firm today for a free case evaluation. With a tough, no-nonsense lawyer on your side, you can tell the insurance companies you mean business!