PRESCRIPTION DRUG USE
More than 75% of adult Americans use prescription drugs, with half of us taking them on a regular basis. The prescription drug industry is worth more than $300 billion each year. There are more than 13,500 drugs or medical devices on the market, and being used to treat almost every medical condition. Most of us know very little about the drugs we take.
KEEPING PATIENTS INFORMED
Prescription drugs are responsible for more than 100,000 deaths and nearly 2 million injuries each year. Additionally, millions of cases of adverse side effects are no addressed. Such unintended side effects could drastically change the quality of life of millions of patients. Injuries from manufacturers of medical devices in many cases are not disclosed.
A large number of clinical trials, scientific studies and warnings from the FDA regarding these products are not widely known or publicized. It is our goal to keep you informed about the prescription drugs you take; medical devices used on you and help you know your rights.
We are your advocates.
Healthcare Advocacy Group tracks information and results of many Prescription drugs to educate the public and expose the the symptoms, side-effects, and legal remedies related to defective drugs and medical devices for the benefit of our members.
Our site strives to gather helpful information about commonly used prescription drugs, expose side effects and provide a path for legal remedy for our injured members. As such, many people who suffered these side-effects filed lawsuits throughout the country and have received large settlements
EXAMPLES OF DRUGS THAT MAY HARM YOU
- Xarelto, the leading blood thinner drug for patients with atrial fibrillation and the prevention of blood clots, has been linked with increased risks of fatal internal bleeding.
- The birth control drugs Yaz and Yasmin have been linked to added blood clot dangers, causing thousands of patients to suffer pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis or stroke. Bayer, the drug maker, has already paid out over $1.5 billion in settlements and continues to pay those hurt.
- Also, the birth control implant Mirena has been related to uterus perforations, which has prompted over 1,000 lawsuits and pressure for Bayer to pay compensation.
If you have suffered severe prescription drug side effects like millions of others, help is available. You’ve come to the right place to learn your options and contact a lawyer.