While a complete recall has not yet been issued for Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, or Tribenzor, the U.S. Food & Drug Association (FDA) has recently required warnings be added to these drugs. Benicar, Benicar HXT, Azor, and Tribenzor are prescribed to treat high blood pressure, however, they have been found to cause severe abdominal pain and diarrhea.
If you or someone you love has been taking any of these drugs and are suffering from chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, or other intestinal discomforts, you may have recourse to file a lawsuit against the drug makers. Please contact the Mobile drug injury attorneys at Long & Long today by call (877) 336-0776.
Symptoms of Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, or Tribenzor Use
While the FDA is still allowing Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, or Tribenzor to be used to treat high blood pressure, there have been multitudes of people suffering severe symptoms. These drugs have been prescribed since the FDA approved them in 2002 but have been found to cause the following symptoms with consistent use:
- Chronic abdominal pain
- Chronic diarrhea
- Intestinal discomfort
These drugs can kill off the villi in your intestines which help your body to absorb food and nutrients. Due to this, patients taking these high blood pressure drugs can suffer from malnutrition.
How to Qualify for a Lawsuit
If you’ve been suffering from intestinal issues because of taking Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, or Tribenzor, there are certain criteria in order to qualify for a lawsuit. The following must be true of your case for our Mobile, AL drug injury attorneys to help you file a lawsuit:
- You must have been taking these drugs for at least 6 months
- You must have sought treatment for your abdominal discomfort
- Your symptoms must be chronic
Contact Our Drug Injury Attorneys
If you’ve been suffering because of taking Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, or Tribenzor, our attorneys can help you get a settlement. Contact Long & Long online or dial (877) 336-0776 today for a free case review and allow our lawyers to help you start your claim. Our firm serves clients in and around Mobile and throughout Alabama.