Gout drug Uloric has been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems, which can be fatal. Have you or a loved one suffered heart problems after seeing a Uloric lawsuit TV commercial and taking the drug?
Families affected by heart problems related to the use of Uloric may be curious about their legal options, including a potential lawsuit against the manufacturer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Learn more from a dedicated Uloric Lawsuit Lawyer.
Manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Uloric is a medication which is used to treat gout caused by high uric acid levels.
Uloric has recently been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems, including heart attacks, strokes, and even death.
The gout medication was approved by the FDA in February of 2009. However, a decade later, the FDA issued a mandatory black box warning which warns users about the links between Uloric and serious (and sometimes fatal) cardiovascular problems.
Our attorneys believe that those who have suffered heart attacks and strokes after taking Uloric may have grounds for a lawsuit against Takeda Pharmaceutical Company.
If you or a loved one has suffered cardiovascular issues while prescribed to this medication, you can learn more about your family’s legal options, including a potential Uloric lawsuit, by contacting our attorneys for a free consultation.
Pharmaceutical companies that release dangerous drugs to the public jeopardize the lives of their customers. These companies must be held accountable for their reckless disregard toward public health. Those who suffer health problems and the families of those who die due to the use of dangerous drugs deserve justice.
The FDA has publicly announced that Uloric has an increased risk of heart-related death compared to another gout medicine called allopurinol. An FDA study found 15 cardiovascular-related deaths per every 1,000 patients treated with Uloric over a one-year period, along with a total of 26 deaths from all causes per 1,000 patients over a one-year period.
Uloric was on the market for a decade before this warning was issued. A former employee of Takeda filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the company, with several serious allegations:
Have you or someone you love suffered cardiovascular issues after treating gout with Uloric? Your family deserves justice for the pain you’ve suffered. The defective drug attorneys at The Product Lawyers stand by families in their fights against the manufacturers of defective medications.
To learn more about your family’s legal options, contact us today at (877) 671-6480 for a free consultation.