Avelox Lawsuits Nerve Damage

Avelox Lawsuits

There are reports of adverse side effects from the drug Avelox which include peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy is a rare but very serious condition which causes nerve damage. The nerve damage can cause muscle weakness, nerve pain and numbness. In some serious cases the nerve damage caused by Avelox can become permenant. The FDA published a warning about Avelox back in 2013 indicating there is link between Avelox and nerve damage.

Avelox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic which is manufactured by Bayer AG. Avelox is used to treat bacterial infections. The various types of bacterial infections that Avelox is used to treat are:

  • pneumonia
  • tuberculosis
  • bronchitis
  • sinusitis
  • skin infections
  • anthrax

Avelox FDA Warning

In 2013 the FDA required a label warning be added to Avelox packaging alerting to the risk of nerve damage in various antibacterial fluoroquinolone drugs. You can read Avelox FDA Warning here. . In the statement they advise doctors to stop treatments of Avelox if any signs of nerve damage occur. There was an additional study that was released in 2014 which claimed that drugs like Avelox doubles the risk of nerve damage in patients. A woman in California filed a Avelox lawsuit claiming that Avelox caused her to suffer nerve damage. Her Avelox lawsuit claims that Bayer failed to warn patients of the dangerous side effects of Avelox. In addition to the Avelox lawsuit in California, another woman has filed a Avelox lawsuit in Tennessee in 2014. She claims she also suffered nerve damage as a result of Avelox. Her Avelox lawsuit also claims that Bayer of misleading patients and doctors.

File a Avelox Lawsuit

If you or a loved one have suffered nerve damage from Avelox you may eligible to file a Avelox lawsuit. Due to certain statue of limitations issues, it's best to contact an Avelox as soon as possible. Avelox lawyers will work on a contingency basis, which means there are no out of pocket costs when filing a Avelox lawsuit. Contingency lawyers in a Avelox lawsuit only get paid if they can obtain you a recovery for your suffering. Complete the form the right for a free Avelox lawsuit evaluation.

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