Posts Tagged 'Benicar'

What is a Benicar Case Worth?

Many Americans who have suffered severe gastrointestinal problems after taking the drug Benicar wonder how much compensation they may receive if they file a legal claim against manufacturer Daiichi Sankyo. Since litigation regarding Benicar has only recently started, the average settlement amount is not yet known. Additionally, the amount each case could be worth depends on the specific circumstances of each individual claim. If you have suffered an unexpected and unnecessary medical condition due to Benicar, you should always ...

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Blood Pressure Medication Linked to Intestinal Issues

Benicar, Azor, Tribenzor among Drugs which May Cause Problems

Benicar has been linked to severe intestinal issues and sprue-like enteropathyAn article recently published in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Journal has linked the drug olmesartan to drug induced sprue-like enteropathy, a condition that results in issues similar to those caused by celiac disease. Olmesartan is a drug used to treat high blood pressure that is marketed under the brand names Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, and Tribenzor, as well ...

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Lawsuits Filed Regarding Benicar Side Effects

If you have high blood pressure, you may be one of the millions of Americans who was prescribed the pharmaceutical Benicar. If you have experienced serious gastrointestinal problems while taking Benicar, you may be entitled to significant compensation by filing a products liability lawsuit.

The Food and Drug Administration first approved Benicar, manufactured by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., in April 2002. Over eleven years later, in July of 2013, the FDA issued a warning to the medical community and consumers that ...

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Foods combat high blood pressure

In a piece in the Huffington Post, Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., lists foods that might help combat high blood pressure.

Brill describes high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, as a “silent killer” that’s reached epidemic proportions in the United States.

She writes that as many as 67 million American adults live with the condition. And high blood pressure is the largest risk factor for death by cardiovascular disease, which happens every ...

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New blood pressure treatment being tested

ABC 30 out of Fresno, Calif., reports on a clinical trial for a new blood pressure treatment called Renal Denervation.

The proposed treatment would target overactive renal nerves, which can cause blood pressure to skyrocket. Renal nerves transmit information from the kidneys to the brain. In Renal Denervation, doctors insert a needle into an artery in the groin near the kidneys and burn the nerves.

The ABC 30 story quotes a doctor ...

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Public Still Waiting for FDA Report on Benicar

In June, 2010, the FDA announced that it would continue to review potential risks and safety concerns of the antihypertensive medication Benicar after studies revealed serious cardiovascular risks. Now, three years later, an article on DrugInjuryWatch.com questions when the findings will be available to patients and doctors.

Two clinical trials highlighted a significantly higher rate of cardiovascular-related death in patients taking Benicar with Type 2 diabetes. Manufactured by Daiichi Sankyo, Benicar is prescribed to diminish hypertension and ...

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