Benicar: Drug Has Severe Side Effects
Benicar lawsuits over serious gastrointestinal injury have been consolidated in New Jersey. Contact the attorneys at Sheller, PC at 800-883-2299, via email, or via the inquiry form on this page if you have been hospitalized for serious stomach or related digestive injuries while taking Benicar. You may have a case against the manufacturer of the drug for a lawsuit
Sheller, P.C. is investigating the serious digestive side effects and injuries linked to the blood pressure drug Benicar, including:
- Chronic Diarrhea
- Weight Loss
- Villous Atrophy (Erosion of the intestinal structure preventing the absorption of nutrients)
FDA regulator warns drug needed stronger warning, study says 11-25% greater risk of cancer
Per the WSJ, Thomas A. Marciniak, a senior regulator at the FDA, went against his supervisors to advocate stronger warnings about the drugs known as angiotensin receptor blockers, or ARBs, but those warnings went unheeded.
In 2010, a study published in Lancet Oncology, that looked at five studies involving 68,402 patients and found that people taking ARBs had an 11% greater risk of new cancer overall and a 25% greater risk of new lung cancer, compared with patients who didn’t get the drugs.
Contact Sheller, P.C. at 800-883-2299 or fill out the inquiry form on this page for a no-cost, no obligation consultation.
Other side effects may include:
- Lung Cancer
- Misdiagnosis of Celiac Disease