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Xeljanz Side Effects 2019

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In 2019, The FDA has linked Xeljanz to the following serious side effects: cancer, cardiovascular events, and venous thromboembolism.

Xeljanz Side Effects: Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events

Xeljanz has been linked to a greater rate of major adverse cardiovascular events, including:

  • Cardiac arrest
  • Cardiovascular death
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary revascularization
  • Myocardial infarction

Xeljanz Side Effects: Malignancies

The malignancies most frequently associated with Xeljanz include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Prostate cancer

Xeljanz Side Effects: Venous Thromboembolism

The adverse outcomes most associated with Xeljanz’s risk of blood clots include:

  • Arterial thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular accident
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary thrombosis
  • Transient ischemic attack

Xeljanz Lawsuit

A Xeljanz lawsuit is a mass tort claim against Pfizer, the manufacturer related to the popular arthritis pill Xeljanz. Especially when taken at high doses, Xeljanz (and in particular Xeljanz XR) has been linked to serious side effects, including:

  • Blood clots in the lungs,
  • Pulmonary embolisms,
  • Liver damage, and
  • Cancer.

Xeljanz lawsuits claim that Pfizer defectively designed the drug and failed adequately to warn people about the dangerous side effects. Plaintiffs seek compensation for:

  • Medical expenses,
  • Lost wages and other income, including reduced earning capacity,
  • Pain and suffering, and
  • Loss of consortium.

These lawsuits are currently progressing individually. But the claims likely will be consolidated into federal multidistrict litigation in the near future.

On July 30, 2019, a new FDA Black Box Warning was added to Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR (Tofacitinib).

Mckay Law is eager to boldly fight and protect anyone who may be the victim of health problems resulting from taking Xeljanz!

McKay Law is currently representing victims nationwide who suffered injuries as a result of taking Xeljanz. In this article, our class action attorneys explain the risks associated with Xeljanz, how a lawsuit would work, the compensation that you can recover in a successful lawsuit, and the statute of limitations that would govern the case.

What Compensation is Recoverable in an Xeljanz Lawsuit?

The compensation you might recover for your Xeljanz injury will depend on the type and severity of your injury and the extent to which your injury has caused you to suffer physical, financial, and emotional damages.

When you hire our law firm to represent you in your pursuit of compensation, we will thoroughly research all the ways in which you have suffered a loss as a result of your injury. Depending on what our research uncovers, you could be eligible to recover any or all of the following types of damages:

  • Past and future medical expenses to treat your injuries.
  • Past and future pain and suffering that result from your injuries, both from a physical and mental standpoint.
  • Wage loss, if any.
  • Other economic losses experienced because of your injuries.
  • Punitive damages, if appropriate.

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