Benicar Gastrointestinal Injury Lawyers
Filing Benicar Intestinal Injury Lawsuits
What Is Benicar?
Benicar is a high blood pressure medication. Benicor has been linked to severe intestinal injury, intestinal damage, chronic diarrhea, malnourishment and severe weight loss. Seniors are the largest population receiving prescriptions for Benicar and are the most vulnerable to sever injury from Benicar.
FDA Benicar Warnings
The FDA has warned patients and doctors that Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil) may cause a severe gastrointestinal (GI) problem called Villous Atrophy. Benicar causes the intestines to lose the texture and makes it difficult to absorb nutrients. This leads to malnutrition which and other digestive problems. This is very dangerous for seniors and can lead to death or hospitalization because of dehydration, chronic diarrhea and malnutrition. Villous Atrophy can result in limiting the ability of the small intestines to absorb nutrients from food. At the most serious stages, villous atrophy causes damage to the intestinal crypts, which is the intestinal lining that surround the villi.
Benicar Villous Atrophy Lawyers Filing Benicar Lawsuits
Benicar has been used by millions of people. Benicar warnings did not adequately disclose how serious the side effects form this medication is.
The Benicar lawyers at Class Action Lawyer Network are filing claims for individuals who have experienced chronic diarrhea, sprue-like enteropathy or villous atrophy after using Benicar.