If you have experienced serious side effects from taking Fosamax, a prescription drug used to treat osteoporosis, you may be eligible to file an Illinois dangerous prescription drug claim against the makers of Fosamax.An experienced Chicago product liability attorney can evaluate the facts in your case and determine if your injuries are related to taking Fosamax. Your attorney can also help gather the medical evidence necessary to prove your injuries and help you file your Illinois dangerous drug claim.Fosamax Side Effects Fosamax is considered a dangerous prescription drug because of the serious side effects that can occur to those who use the medication.Some of the more severe Fosamax side effects include:
- Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ) – a bone disease of the jaw where the jaw bone’s tissue dies, which can eventually lead to a complete collapse of the bone if it is left untreated or undetected.
- GI Tract – a number of problems with the GI tract can occur, which may include obstipation (severe constipation), cancer of the esophagus and severe abdominal cramping.
- Stevens – Johnson syndrome (SJS) – a potentially fatal condition in which the layers of skin separate and die.
If you have suffered serious injuries as a result of taking Fosamax, then you may be eligible for compensation in an Illinois dangerous prescription drug claim. You can learn more about the dangerous side effects of Fosamax by visiting our article library. Contacting a Chicago Product Liability AttorneyThe Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. have tried many cases like yours and know the best ways to express your degree of fault to the court. For a no-cost case evaluation and help preparing your evidence, contact us today – 312-263-1080.