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The Law Offices of Frank J. Dito, Jr.

NY Avandia Lawsuits Health Problems and Side Effects from Avandia

Frank J. Dito, Jr.
Car accident, personal injury and workers’ compensation attorney serving Staten Island and Brooklyn New York.

If you are diabetic you may be famiiliar with the drug Avandia. Avandia is a prescription drug that is commonly prescribed for the treatment of Type II Diabetes.  In November 2007 Avandia was labeled with a black box warning.  A "black box warning" basically means that the drug has been labeled as dangerous. 

Avandia has now been linked to thousands of unexplained health problems and unexplained deaths.  Some of the most common health problems it has recently been linked to being associated with are as follows:

  • Liver Failure
  • Strokes
  • Heart Attack
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Bone Fractures
  • Osteoporosis
  • Edema
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hyperflycemia
  • Severe Headaches
  • Back Pain
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Anemia
  • Nausea
  • Blurred Vision

While some of the symptoms listed above are mild and do not cause health problems that can lead to a need for continued medical treatment or risk of death some of the symptoms or conditions listed are very serious and can have an affect on your quality of life and life expectancy. 

For more information on starting a lawsuit against the makers of Avandia in New York we will provide you with information regarding your possible Avandia lawsuit.  To speak with a New York Avandia lawyer immediately call 800-310-5520.