Tequin® Injury Attorneys, Phoenix, AZ
At Phillips Law Group, our experience with defective drug litigation ensures our attorneys have the knowledge and resources necessary to handle your Tequin lawsuit. At our Phoenix , Arizona area firm, we will happily advise you on the appropriate course of action to take with your Tequin claim.
If you or a family member has experienced the dangerous side effects associated with Tequin use, contact the attorneys at our Phoenix based firm today. Please read on to find out more about the prescription drug Tequin, the recall, and the serious conditions it may cause.
Facts About Tequin
Tequin is an antibiotic drug manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). It is used to eliminate bacteria that cause infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and sexually transmitted diseases such as uncomplicated gonorrhea. It also treats sinus, urinary tract, kidney, respiratory tract, and skin infections.
Tequin has been known to cause serious cases of low blood sugar, high blood sugar, and some fatalities. Several Tequin lawsuits have been administered against BMS for inadequate labeling of the prescription drug and the conditions caused as a result of its use.
Tequin lawsuits can be expertly handled by the attorneys at our Phoenix , Arizona based firm. We provide legal representation to ensure a clients rights are protected.
BMS recently announced its plans to halt production and sales of Tequin. In February of 2006, the Food and Drug Administration added side effect warnings to Tequin labeling to inform consumers about the serious blood sugar risks posed by the drug.
Tequin, prescribed to over a million people in 2005, has been linked to 388 cases of low and high blood sugar in the United States. According to the consumer interest group Public Citizen, 159 patients have required hospitalization and 20 people have died due to serious Tequin blood glucose abnormalities.
BMS has decided to stop production of Tequin, however, the drug will still be in circulation in hospitals and pharmacies around the U.S. Existing stock will not be pulled from the shelves, imposing additional risks to consumers.
If you or someone you know has been adversely affected by this prescription drug, contact Phillips Law Group today. Defective drug cases including Tequin lawsuits will be expertly handled by the attorneys at our Phoenix , Arizona firm.
Tequin Side Effects
Tequin lawsuits, handled by the attorneys at Phillips & Associates, usually involve diabetic patients that have suffered serious injuries or death after using the defective drug. Though, cases may also include patients without diabetes that have used Tequin and have experienced serious health complications as a result.
Tequin may produce serious side effects in patients, including:
- Heart attack
- Irregular or rapid heartbeats
- Liver damage
- Unusual bleeding
- Low or high blood sugar
Several less serious side effects can also result from Tequin use and should be discussed with your primary physician.
At Phillips Law Group, we handle defective drug cases including Tequin lawsuits. If you believe you have a claim, contact the attorneys at our Phoenix and Arizona area firm today.
Tequin Lawsuits How We Can Help
At Phillips Law Group, we represent clients throughout the United States in pharmaceutical litigation and defective drug cases. Our attorneys have extensive training and experience with these claims and can help victims of negligence seek the compensation they deserve.
For more information about Tequin lawsuits, contact the personal injury attorneys at our Phoenix, Arizona firm. We look forward to helping you explore your legal rights.