Bextra FAQ


Bextra FAQ What’s Bextra? Bextra is a “COX-2 Inhibitor” used to treat arthritis and associated problems. It is classified as a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID)

Are there health risks associated w/Bextra?

Yes. The use of Bextra has been shown to produce higher than normal cardiovascular and gastrointestinal events for regular patients. This includes elevated levels of heart attack risk, stroke risk, ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding. It can also cause potentially fatal skin conditions.

What’s product liability legislation?

This is the area of law that allows for compensation for physical injuries resulting in defective or unreasonably dangerous products. This includes drugs such as Bextra and many other recalled drugs due to the manufacturer failing to provide adequate warnings to the consumer regarding the danger of the product.

Is there a time limit on filing a claim?

Yes. When filing a pharmaceutical malpractice or product liability claim, time is very important. Due to changing statues of limitations, there is a limited window of opportunity to file a claim against the drug makers.

What steps has Pfizer taken to warn people about the dangers of Bextra?

Pfizer has only taken limited steps in warning the general public about the dangerous side effects of Bextra use. Unfortunately they only pulled the drug off the market after the FDA asked them for a voluntary removal.

Should I contact a lawyer?

If you or a loved one has suffered from the sever side effect of Bextra use, then you absolutely should contact an experienced medical attorney as soon as possible. A highly qualified Bextra lawyer can help you aggressively fight the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical industry and get you the compensation you deserve.

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