Osteoporosis Lawyers Orlando
FDA Warning, Action or Recall: All revisions to the prescribing information by pharmaceutical companies such as new packaging information and updated warnings emphasize an increased risk of esophageal cancer and femur fractures.
Both physicians and patients depend on drug manufacturing companies to adequately test their products before they are marketed and prescribed to consumers. This is often not the case and many individuals have suffered serious life altering consequences due to inadequate warnings. At Todd Copeland and Associates, our osteoporosis attorneys are dedicated to prosecuting claims and attaining the most favorable recoveries for individuals due to negligence. The attorneys at our Orlando office are skilled at investigating potential legal claims on behalf of individuals who have been wrongfully harmed by osteoporosis drugs.
Osteoporosis prescriptions are in a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates which are antiresorptive medicines. In other words they work by slowing or stopping the natural process that dissolves bone tissue which helps maintain bone density. These drugs have been used by many since the mid-1990s to treat osteoarthritis and Paget's disease as well. The two major side effects that have been reported include Osteonecrosis of the jaw and body and femur fractures. ONJ is a disease where the jawbone does not heal from injury and gets infected where all or some of the jawbone dies and has to be removed. The osteoporosis drugs classified as bisphosphonates include but are not limited to:
If you or a loved one has suffered injury due to bisphosphonate treatment, the Orlando attorneys at Todd Copeland and Associates will be happy to review and discuss your circumstances. So contact us today.