While Duragesic patches are used to treat chronic pain, they can also be considered dangerous prescription drugs. If you have experienced an overdose or suffered any type of injury from using these patches, you may be entitled to seek compensation.Consulting with a Chicago injury lawyer is the most important call you can make after suffering serious injuries from Duragesic patches and seeking appropriate treatment for those injuries. An attorney can evaluate your case to determine whether you should proceed with filing an Illinois product liability claim.Some of the side effects that patients have experienced after using Duragesic patches include:
- respiratory difficulties;
- gastrointestinal problems;
- dental decay; and
- urinary retention.
Patients who have experienced an overdose on Duragesic patches have also faced life-threatening illnesses or died.Additionally, since Duragesic patches are a narcotic, patients have also experienced withdrawal symptoms such as abdominal cramps, sweating, agitation, blurred vision and tremors.If you have been injured after using Duragesic patches a Chicago injury lawyer can talk to you about your potential for filing an Illinois product liability claim. Hiring a Chicago Injury LawyerThe Chicago injury lawyer team at Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. has experience handling complex product liability claims involving dangerous prescription drugs. For a free case evaluation and help preparing your evidence contact us today – 312-263-1080.