Evista

The dangerous drug attorneys at the Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky can provide legal advice and representation to individuals and families considering pursuing an Evista lawsuit. In order for a plaintiff to secure a maximum settlement in litigation of an Evista claim, regardless of whether in an individual lawsuit or in a class action lawsuit, it is crucial that the law firm representing you have a competent and experienced team of  Evista lawyers to guide you through all of the legal hurdles as well as direct you to sufficient funding (litigation funding or legal finance) to cover pharmaceutical litigation costs. Contact  an Evista attorney today to schedule a free consultation and take your first step to obtaining compensation for losses caused by Evista side effects.

Evista is an oral selective estrogen receptor, generically known as Raloxifene. It was originally developed for the purposes of enacting estrogenic actions on bone and anti-estrogenic actions on the uterus and breast. Its original purpose for to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, but, in 2007, it was approved as a method to reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer. Evista is marketed by Eli Lilly for the United States market.

Although it seems as though Evista is mostly effective in preventing osteoporosis, there are some very serious Evista side effects that need to be taken into consideration. One clinical trial that was experimenting with Raloxifene Use for The Heart (RUTH) showed that Evista might possibly increase the risk of stroke. The study was attempting to deterime whether or not Evista would effectively prevent coronary events and postmenopausal breast cancer. However, the study found a statistically significant increase in the amount of deaths as compared to the placebo (2.2 per 1,000 vs 1.5 per 1,000).

Eli Lilly and Health Canada issued safety warnings in 2006 about the increased risk of death due to stroke. Some other Evista adverse effects include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Blood Clots
  • Stroke
  • Hot Flashes
  • Leg Cramps
  • Chest Pain
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Leg Pain
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Death

Evista side effects are very serious, and any women who believes that she is experiencing them ought to contact a medical professional immediately.

If you or a loved one has been injured by Evista side effects, an Evista law firm can help you secure that settlement that you deserve. Contact one of our unsafe drug lawyers today to schedule a free and confidential consultation and take the first step to recovering damages and recovering normalcy in your life.