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Posted on January 31, 2017 by

Blood Pressure Medication Leads to an Increasing Number of Lawsuits

High blood pressure is a serious problem in the United States. Many people suffer from this condition, and for them, finding a drug that can help is, indeed, a life-saver. Benicar is a drug that was introduced as a way to lower blood pressure, but since its introduction into the medical community, some patients have gotten much more than they bargained for.

Many patients who have taken Benicar have experienced its side effects to a drastic degree. Some of the issues they’ve complained of include chronic diarrhea, severe weight loss, and ongoing nausea and vomiting. The pain that these patients are experiencing has landed many of them in the hospital, which is inexcusable.

While these side effects are concerning, this medication is still being prescribed regularly. In fact, there are many generic versions of the drug that are set to hit the market in the coming year.

Perhaps you’re a patient who was placed on Benicar, and you’ve been experiencing the side effects, but never linked them to your use of the drug. You may be able to receive compensation. A St. Louis defective drug attorney can assist you with getting the right legal advice.

Nothing is as important to you as your health, and there are alternatives to Benicar. If you believe you have been injured because of this drug, contact your St. Louis defective drug attorney to talk about what your options are.