Did Pfizer’s Xeljanz® Cause You Harm?

Have you or a loved one suffered after taking the prescription drug Xeljanz® or Xeljanz XR®?

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Xeljanz is most commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ulcerative colitis. The FDA approved its use for RA in 2012, then later for the other conditions.

There are growing reports of patients suffering from serious medical harm among patients who were prescribed Xeljanz. Victims have filed lawsuits against Pfizer after Xeljanz caused blood clots (deep vein thrombosis), pulmonary embolism (PE), cardiac events or cancer. 

Xeljanz®: Studies Warn of Its Potential Dangers

By 2018, more than 130,000 patients were taking Xeljanz. The FDA lists the following reports of adverse medical effects to Xeljanz between 2013 and 2018:

  • Blood clots (deep vein thrombosis): 52
  • Pulmonary embolism:79
  • Death: 15

By 2019, the FDA specifically studied the link between patients, their dosage and adverse effects. Patients who took 10mg of Xeljanz twice daily reported the following medical events:

  • Pulmonary embolism: 19
  • Death: 45

Rheumatoid arthritis patients over the age of 50 who were prescribed a 10mg dose twice daily have an increased chance of experiencing life-threatening blood clots in their lungs. 

Xeljanz Linked to Clots, Cardiac Events & Cancer

Blood clots in one’s lungs, also called pulmonary embolisms, are serious because of the impact on the heart. Victims may experience cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and other cardiac events. If not treated promptly, these catastrophic injuries related to Xeljanz use can be fatal.

Other Xeljanz users face a different side effect: cancer. Some patients have been diagnosed with lung cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, or skin cancer. 

Cory Watson Holds Drug Manufacturers Accountable 

The FDA has issued several warnings now about the risks of taking Xeljanz:

You likely wish you had known more or had been better protected if you or a loved one suffered from any of the health effects of Xeljanz. Cory Watson Attorneys has decades of experience helping personal injury victims get the compensation they need and deserve.

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