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Some Facts About Fen Phen Lawsuit

Aug 17, 2007
Redux,and pondimin are the drugs that resulted in the formulation of Fen Phen drug. This drug was used to fight against obesity. Do not think that it served as a magic wand on your physique. It was to control obesity but at the cost of suppression of appetite. This drug had a reverse effect, instead of shaping your physique and making you look attractive it was potent enough to cause heart troubles.

It was found that the drug fen phen is responsible for serious problems like damages of heart valves. This was the reason behind Phen fen lawsuit. Though the manufacturers were aware of the health hazards this drug can cause even then they hid the fact form the public. The lawsuit has brought such an allegation. Echocardiograms detect the severe heart damages caused by this dangerous drug.

In order to begin the legal battle an experienced attorney who is quite aware of the health hazards caused by the drug should be appointed. Generally in case of
individual lawsuit of Phen fen the entire cost not only of diagnosis but also of treatment is incorporated. However if this type of lawsuit denotes long - term of damages of heart it is bound to be provided with proper finance that incorporates the medical treatment that is needed.

Few of the major difficulties that occur due to the dangers of this drug are with mitral valves and aortic valves. Thus problems arise with the impairment of the heart. Symptoms of the harmful effect of the drug Fen Phen arise with severe pain in chest accompanied by breathing problem. Besides heart valve defects primary pulmonary hypertension is also caused by this drug.
If affected by the drug one may often have bluish skin and lips , or be a bit tired or even faint due to weakness. Swelling of ankles may also be another symptom during the initial stage. It is not easy to detect and this disease can even take one's life. So you can well understand the horrors of this drug.

Near about 40,000 people suffered from the heart hazards caused by the intake of Fen Phen pills and as a consequence this drugs were not sold in the market in the year 1997.The court settlement of the federal judge showed that it will cover 40,000 people who had suffered from this drug.

Wyeth is the company that had created such a deadly drug. However the judge's decision did not calm the affected families though according to the amendment $1.28 billion in the form of fund for those who were affected. The people claimed that the company should give larger amount of money individually. However the amendment will see to such difficult claims imposed on the company.
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