An Illinois Nexium lawyer notes that research is reportedly backing up assertions regarding risks associated with the drug, including risk of heart attack, stroke and other related problems. Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may cause blood vessels to age faster, affecting their ability to protect the body properly. Affected patients and their families may be eligible to file a Illinois Nexium lawsuit and pursue compensation for their injuries.
For more information, contact Attorney Group for Illinois. We offer free, confidential, no obligation consultations. We can help answer your questions, and if you choose to pursue a case we can connect you with an affiliated Illinois Nexium lawyer who can assist you throughout the legal process.
Alternative Methods May Treat Reflux Complications Without the Risks
Nexium and Prilosec are among the common heartburn prescription medications known as PPIs, but new research suggests these medications that are supposed to make patients feel more comfortable may actually be causing them harm. According to the Chicago Tribune, a new study suggests a link between the drugs and one’s risk of heart attack and stroke, leading many to conclude that additional research is warranted.
In the meantime, some medical experts caution, think twice before beginning treatment with PPIs for heartburn, as alternative methods, such as minimizing one’s caffeine or alcohol intake or exercising more, may reap the same effects without the potential risks. If further research confirms indications that PPIs accelerate the aging of blood vessel cells, hindering their ability to prevent against stroke and heart attack, it would explain a number of existing reports. Several studies have suggested that PPI users face a higher risk of renal failure, stroke and heart problems than non-users.
How an Illinois Nexium Lawyer Can Help
Drug makers have a duty to provide safe products. If there are risks of harm associated with their products, they also must provide adequate warnings. If a drug maker fails to fulfill this duty, it could be held liable in lawsuits for injuries that may result.
People injured by bad drugs may be eligible to recover money for:
- Medical Expenses
- Lost Wages
- Pain and Suffering
The families of those who have died may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.
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