Benicar is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) used to treat high blood pressure. Recently, the drug has come under heavy FDA scrutiny due to its potential to cause violent and chronic diarrhea, which can severely dehydrate and sometimes even kill patients. Several lawsuits have been filed alleging that the manufacturer of Benicar, Daiichi Sankyo, did not adequately alert consumers of the dangers of taking the drug.
Complications Caused By Benicar
Benicar has been recognized as the only drug in its class to produce life-threatening complications for some consumers. On July 4th, 2013, the FDA issued a statement that Benicar can cause sprue-like enteropathy. According to the warning, symptoms of sprue-like enteropathy include severe, chronic diarrhea with substantial weight loss. Other side-effects of Benicar include vomiting, dehydration, and cardiovascular problems.
Sue For Benicar Complications
Patients who have suffered complications from taking Benicar have legal rights to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the drug. Daiichi Sankyo, the producer of Benicar, is alleged to have not provided the necessary warnings to consumers about the potential hazards of taking their drug. Lawsuits seeking compensation for damages suffered by users of Benicar are currently being filed.
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