Who can file a Darvocet lawsuit?
If you or any one of your family members has experienced serious side effects as a result of taking Darvocet, Darvon, and generic propoxyphene, you may be eligible to file a Darvocet lawsuit to seek monetary compensation for injuries.
Darvocet Side Effects include:
- Accidental death
- Heart arrhythmia
- Heart attack
- Ventricular fibrillation
Not all cardiac injuries or cardiac deaths are linked to Darvocet, Darvon or propoxyphene use. At this time, the following heart abnormalities are NOT eligible Darvocet lawsuit injuries:
Injuries resulting from congestive heart failure, CAD, bypass surgeries, valve disorders, clogged arteries, blockages, clots, strokes, TIA’s, atherosclerosis and heart disease.
Darvocet lawsuit heart problems
Propoxyphene, the main ingredient in Darvocet and Darvon, was recalled from the US market after it was found to cause a unique, sometimes lethal, heart electrical changes. This injury, when viewed through an electrocardiogram (EKG), manifests itself as an elongation of the QRS complex and a shortening of the ST interval.
This condition, known as Darvocet heart arrhythmia, usually requires immediate medical attention as it often causes sudden cardiac arrest. Survivors of Darvocet arrhythmia often require the implant of a pacemaker to treat ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia or ventricular arrhythmia. Others may experience a full recovery from the condition once they stop taking Darvocet.
Ask a Darvocet lawyer
People who have experienced the heart abnormalities and other side effects occurring with use of propoxyphene should consult with an experienced Darvocet lawyer regarding their past and current state of heart health.
Minors under the age of 18 a may require further authorization from a parent or guardian in order to file a Darvocet lawsuit. Statute of limitations may limit the time to file a lawsuit in each state. .
Those with questions should not wait any longer to get answers. Call today.