Did You Suffer Serious Complications?
Actemra is a rheumatoid arthritis immunosuppressive drug administered subcutaneously (Sub-Q) or given by IV infusion once every four weeks. It was developed to treat adults suffering from rheumatoid arthritis or Giant Cell Arteritis and then was approved for young children suffering from systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and Still’s disease. Hundreds of people have died from serious complications caused by this medication, and the manufacturer has not listed all the potentially deadly side effects of the product on the label.
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Defective drug lawyers Fleming, Nolen & Jez have worked with thousands of clients over the years. We remain committed to fighting for your rights both at the negotiation table and in the courtroom. If you suffered serious complications requiring hospitalization from Actemra use, contact our firm today to discuss your legal options and allow our legal team to examine the specifics of your case.
Actemra Side Effects
The side effects from this drug range from uncomfortable to life-threatening, and can begin to take effect almost immediately after it is administered.
Common Side Effects:
- Infections (Bacterial, Staph, Pneumonia, Lung)
- Abdominal pain or discomfort
- Nausea and vomiting
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
Life-Threatening Side Effects NOT Listed on the Product:
- Heart attack
- Atrial fibrillation
- Cardiac arrest
- Peripheral Edema
- Acute Coronary Syndrome
There are warning signs that could signal serious complications. If you notice any of these symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Warning Signs of Deadly Side Effects:
- Septic Shock
- Head Pain
- Shortness of Breath
- Jaundice or acute Liver injury
- Dark urine or acute Kidney injury
- Stomach pain
- Vomiting or coughing up blood that looks like coffee grounds
- Tarry or bloody stools
- Intestinal perforation
Hire An Experienced Attorney Today
If you suffered serious complications caused by the rheumatoid arthritis immunosuppressive drug Actemra, you may be able to file a lawsuit to secure the compensation you need. At Fleming, Nolen & Jez, our defective drug lawyers have dedicated their careers to fighting for the rights of those in need, and through our efforts we have recovered more verdicts and settlements for our clients. Send us the details of your case through our online form today to request a free evaluation, or call us at (713) 621-7944 to tell us about your situation over the phone.