The Xarelto lawsuit portfolio, currently with almost 14,000 cases pending, will see its first bellwether trial roll out in March with additional bellwethers slated for April and May, according to Lawyers and Settlements. Plaintiffs allege that Xarelto, a blood thinner, triggered bleeding complications without benefit of an available antidote to reverse the blood thinning properties of the anticoagulant.
Joseph Boudreaux will be the first plaintiff to have his trial go forward. According to court documents, Boudreaux began taking the drug for treatment of atrial fibrillation in January 2014. Within a month, or so it is alleged, Boudreaux was hospitalized with a bleeding issue, requiring multiple blood transfusions to stem the bleeding.
Boudreaux takes the defendants (Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer Corp.) to trial for allegedly misrepresenting the safety of Xarelto to the public, medical community and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), while referencing issues surrounding certain clinical trial results.
Xarelto has been linked to serious complications. These side-effects can range from mild to life-threatening. Some of the mild side effects include dizziness, headache, rapid heartbeat, and muscle pain. More serious side effects of the drug include uncontrolled bleeding inside the body near major organs such as the brain, kidneys and lungs. When this happens, blood flow to these areas of the body can be interrupted, causing the organs to lose functionality. The drug works by preventing the clotting of blood, and because of this, bleeding cannot be stopped until the drug is completely out of the system.
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