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Xarelto® Lawsuits: Claims Made for Bleeding, Hemorrhaging and Wrongful Death

Zarelto Image 1The FDA has reported that with the use of Xarelto ®, there a the chance of catastrophic bleeding, which can possibly lead to death.  Lawsuits are currently being filed.

 Xarelto ® Side Effects:

There have also been claims that Xarelto may cause other serious side effects including: 

  • Internal Bleeding;
  • Hemorrhaging;
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhaging;
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Abnormal liver function
  • Reduced platelet levels
  • Anemia
  • Stroke; or
  • Death;

Other Side Effects Reported by Users of Xarelto:

Some less severe side effects include, Dizziness

  • Dizziness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Nose bleeds
  • Muscle pain
  • Hemorrhage in the eye
  • Headache
  • Bruising
  • Edema
  • Vomiting
  • Rapid heartbeat

What to Do: Contact Zinda Law Group

If you or someone you know has been hospitalized for a bleeding emergency possibly due to Xarelto ®, or if a loved one has died due to complications that could be from taking Xarelto ®, call us.

What is Xarelto?

Xarelto ® is a prescription drug that doctors prescribe to prevent blood clots, and to prevent people from having strokes. This drug was developed by Bayer and Janssen as a blood thinner.

 

What is Xarelto used to Treat?

The FDA originally approved this drug to use as a blood thinner for patients recovering from knee or hip replacement surgery. However, since the original approval, it has also been approved for patients with the condition known as:

  • Atrial Fibrillation, also known as A-Fib or irregular heartbeat. There are also other times when Xarelto ® is prescribed to patients that suffer from
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis or
  • Pulmonary Embolism.

The makers of Xarelto ® claim that the primary benefit of Xarelto ® over Warfarin, is that it does not require blood work monitoring. However, it is possible that the lack of periodic monitoring can be problematic, as patients are not being monitored for changes in their clotting ability, which could lead to dangerous bleeding.

 

About Zinda Law Group:  

We take these cases very seriously, and will fight tirelessly for your rights. The experienced personal injury attorneys at Zinda Law Group understand that this is a very stressful time, and will give you and your case the attention deserved.

Call us at (800) 863-5312. As always at Zinda Law Group, No Recovery, No Fees.

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