Darvon and Darvocet
Our Virginia Dangerous Drug Lawyers Can Help You Seek Compensation
After years of debate, the drug propoxyphene, the main ingredient in Darvon and Darvocet, was recalled for causing dangerous heart problems. Created as a pain medication, Darvon and Darvocet has since been found to cause abnormal heart rhythms, which can be life-threatening.
If you or someone you love was taking Darvon and Darvocet and experienced any negative side effects, contact our lawyers at Kalfus & Nachman PC. Our firm will provide you with the compassionate, thorough legal representation you need to secure compensation for the injuries inflicted on you. Don’t wait, begin building your dangerous drug case with our firm today.
Darvon and Darvocet Complications
After receiving reports of heart issues in Darvon and Darvocet users, the FDA conducted a study to uncover precisely what issues the drug caused. The studies found that Darvon and Darvocet users experienced dangerous heart electrical charges, leading to dangerous heart malfunctions. Another study also revealed that the death rate for Darvon and Darvocet users was higher than that in patients taking similar or stronger pain pills.
Propoxyphene, has been under scrutiny as a dangerous drug for decades but was only recalled when the Darvon and Darvocet study came to light in 2010. Since then, the FDA placed a black box warning, their highest precaution, on the drug, and later recalled the Darvon and Darvocet altogether.
Dangerous side effects of Darvon and Darvocet use include:
- Abnormal heart rhythms
- Interruption in the heart’s electrical impulses
- Heart palpitations
- Heart attack
Compensation for Injury or Wrongful Death
The health risks involved for any person taking Darvon and Darvocet are hefty indeed. If you suffered injury after taking Darvon and Darvocet, or a loved one was wrongfully killed in reaction to the drug, we want to help you seek justice and reparation. At Kalfus & Nachman PC, we are passionate about fighting for the rights of injured victims and their families, and we will advocate for your rights if you have a dangerous drug claim.