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Multaq Complications: Liver Damage, Heart Problems

Important complications and side effect information about Multaq:

Multaq Liver Damage & Heart Problem Complications

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued two warnings about potential side effects of Multaq, including an increased risk of liver damage and heart failure.

The controversial drug has also been linked to less severe side effects, including: stomach problems, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, indigestion and abdominal pain.

Other adverse reactions may include: fatigue and asthenia, bradycardia, rashes, itchiness, loss of taste and distortion of taste.

In 2011, the FDA released a safety communication about severe liver injury associated with Multaq (dronedarone). The agency recommended that health care professionals advise patients “to contact a healthcare professional immediately if they experience signs and symptoms of hepatic injury or toxicity while taking dronedarone.”

The FDA received reports of liver damage in patients who took Multaq pills, including two reports of patients undergoing liver transplants. Both patients who required liver transplantation were over 70 years old, had no preexisting liver problems and ingested Multaq between 4-6 months.

Multaq Liver Damage Lawsuits

Post-marketing surveillance has also demonstrated a potential link of Multaq with congestive heart failure and hepatic (liver) damage.

Information about the potential risk of liver damage from dronedarone is being added to the warnings and precautions and adverse reactions sections of dronedarone labels. Any patients having these symptoms are advised to consult a physician.

What Are The Symptoms Of Liver Damage?

Symptoms of liver damage may include:

  • Fever
  • Not feeling well
  • Tiredness
  • Itching
  • Yellowing of skin or the whites of eyes
  • Dark-colored urine
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

Multaq Heart Failure Lawsuits

Cases of new onset and worsening heart failure have been reported in patients treated with Multaq.

Signs and symptoms to be aware of are weight gain, dependent edema and increasing shortness of breath, which may be a symptom of heart failure. Any patients having these symptoms are advised to consult a physician.

What Are The Symptoms Of Heart Failure

Symptoms due to heart complications may include:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Coughing up mucus
  • Needing to use extra pillows at night to breathe more easily
  • Gaining 5 or more pounds very fast
  • Swelling of feet or legs

Our Multaq  Lawyers Can Help

Our dangerous drug attorneys can help if you or someone you care about was harmed by Multaq. Lawsuits have been filed against the drug manufacturers by both patients and their families seeking compensation for injuries caused. You may be entitled to a settlement. We do not charge any legal fees unless you receive a settlement and we pay all of the case costs. If your claim is not successful for any reason, you do not owe us anything. We put it all in writing for you. Our lawyers will help you file your lawsuit.

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