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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Texas Xarelto Fatal Blood Loss Lawyer: Xarelto May Cause Fatal Bleeding and Hemorrhaging by Texas Xarelto Fatal Blood Loss Lawyer

Texas Xarelto Fatal Blood Loss Lawyer: The Blood Thinner, Xarelto, May Cause Excessive Bleeding and Fatal Blood Loss by Texas Xarelto Fatal Blood Loss Lawyer Jason Coomer 

The blood thinner, Xarelto, may cause serious health problems including internal bleeding and hemorrhaging.  This excessive blood loss can be irreversible and may result in death.  Persons taking Xarelto should be aware of the potential danger and discuss the risks and alternatives with their health care provider.

If someone you love has been given Xarelto and has suffered fatal or severe blood loss, it is important that you report the adverse health event to the FDA.  For more information on Xarelto Fatal Blood Loss Lawsuits, please feel free to send an e-mail message to Texas Xarelto Blood Loss Lawyer, Jason Coomer.

Xarelto Internal Bleeding Lawsuit Information

Several Xarelto lawsuits have been filed by families of people that have been given Xarelto and who have lost loved ones as well as individuals that have suffered serious health issues including hemorrhaging.  These lawsuits allege that despite being aware of the significant risk of fatal bleeding and hemorrhaging as well as the fact that there is no know antidote for Xarelto, the manufacturers of the blood thinner, Xarelto, hid this risk from patients and medical providers, while pushing for increased sales of this drug.

The aggressive marketing of the Xarelto is expected to increase sales of Xarelto to over $1 Billion annually in 2014 and to over $3 Billion by 2018.  Several lawsuits for off label marketing of Xarelto are expected to be filed as the use of the drug become more common.

 Xarelto and FDA Warnings

The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a serious of boxed warnings as well as warnings and precautions regarding the safety of Xarelto.  Some of these warnings are in regard to hemorrhaging dangers that can be caused by Xarelto.

For persons that have been given Xarelto, it is important to seek medical attention, if you develop any signs or symptoms of bleeding such as:
  •     unusual bleeding from the gums
  •     nose bleeding that happens often
  •     menstrual or vaginal bleeding that is heavier than normal
  •     bleeding that is severe or you cannot control
  •     pink or brown urine
  •     red or black stools (looks like tar)
  •     bruises that happen without a known cause or that get larger
  •     coughing up blood or blood clots
  •     vomiting blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
  •     Other symptoms of Pradaxa internal bleeding may include:
  •     Tiredness and Lethargy,  Joint pain or swelling
  •     Headaches Dizziness Weakness
  •     swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles or lower legs
If you experience these symptoms or have lost someone that has been given Xarelto, it is important that you report the adverse symptoms or death to your loved ones' health care provider and the FDA.

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