Report: Xarelto Marketed as Safe Alternative Despite Clinical Findings

A Washington Xarelto lawyer notes that pending litigation over the harmful alleged side effects of the anticoagulant Xarelto has drawn attention to potential issues with the clinical trials that supported the drug’s approval. Affected patients and their families may be eligible to file a lawsuit and recover compensation for their injuries with the assistance of a Washington Xarelto lawsuit attorney.

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Effectiveness of Xarelto Clinical Trials Called into Question

The reliability of premarket clinical trials of the anti-clotting medication Xarelto has come into question and might be a decisive issue when lawsuits involving this drug are heard in 2017. The Pennsylvania Record reports that more than 800 people have filed claims in which they allege that they suffered severe bleeding events as a result of taking Xarelto. Now, the attorneys representing these individuals are questioning the accuracy and thoroughness of the clinical trials that supported Xarelto’s approval.

Some of these trials exhibited significant deficits, while others pointed to conclusions that the makers of Xarelto allegedly ignored. For example, one trial suffered from a lack of adequate data, statistically significant indications of efficacy or corroborating external evidence. Two other trials suggested the once-daily doses that distinguished Xarelto from traditional anticoagulants could put patients at risk by causing fluctuations in blood plasma levels. Allegedly, these variations could raise the risk of low doses proving inefficient and high doses causing adverse bleeding events. Unfortunately, despite these findings, the defendants chose to sell and market Xarelto as a safe, once-daily alternative to established anticoagulants.

How a Washington Xarelto 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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