Eliquis Has Caused Irreversible Bleeding Events, Such As Trauma Incidents And Hemorrhagic Strokes, Which Can Be Life-Threatening And Sometimes Fatal
Eliquis (apixaban) was approved by the FDA in December 2012. Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb are the two drug companies responsible for Eliquis.
It is important to know that as of September 2016 Eliquis does not currently have an FDA-approved antidote, or reversal agent, for a patient experiencing a trauma-induced bleeding event or needing emergency surgery.
These serious medical conditions have been associated with the use of Eliquis:
• Serious Bleeding Events
• Irreversible Fatal Bleeding Events
• Trauma-induced Atypical Bleeding Incidents
• Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeds
• Rectal Bleeding
• Brain Hemorrhage
• Intracranial Hemorrhage
• Hemorrhagic Stroke
• Cardiac Bleeds
While an Eliquis antidote will someday be available to help patients suffering an acute bleed, unfortunately, it is too late for some people who suffered serious bleeding events or bled to death, already.
Our law firm is handling Eliquis cases which involve people who had excessive bleeding, bled to death, or experienced other serious side effects of Eliquis.
In recent months we have seen Eliquis lawsuits filed in various states across the country, from New York to Hawaii, from California to Kentucky, from Illinois to Louisiana, as well as in Pennsylvania and elsewhere. We estimate that less than 50 Eliquis lawsuits have been filed to date. That relatively low number of filed Eliquis cases, however, is expected to increase significantly in the months to come.
We will monitor the Eliquis litigation as it develops and, of course, will report noteworthy events as they happen.
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