Urgent: You May be Running out of Time to Sue for Diarrhea from Benicar
The FDA issued a warning in 2013 to healthcare professionals regarding severe chronic diarrhea and weight loss associated with using olmesartan, an active ingredient in Benicar. The diarrhea may last months or years.
Intestinal biopsies of patients found villous atrophy–villi in the small intestines had eroded away. This condition is usually associated with celiac disease.
Celiac disease is incurable. Patients who had villous atrophy and chronic diarrhea associated with Benicar, however, improved when they stopped taking Benicar.
What Should You Do Right Now?
To protect your legal rights, you should call 1-888-377-8900 and request a FREE consultation.
We can help determine if you have a personal injury claim against the maker of Benicar, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. The following are some questions he may ask you:
- What dates did you take Benicar?
- When did you develop chronic diarrhea?
- Did your diarrhea improve when you were taken off of Benicar?
We may ask to see your medical records.
What Will a Lawsuit Do for Me?
A lawsuit will seek compensation for all harm caused by this side effect of Benicar. For example, if your diarrhea prevented you from continuing to work, the sure will seek an amount equivalent to what you would have earned if you had been working, and your estimated future earnings. These kinds of lawsuits also seek amounts for emotional suffering. How has your problem affected your ability to enjoy life and have normal relationships? Have you suffered from depression? These are things you can discuss during your FREE consultation.