What Are Common Side Effects of Drugs?
Devastating Side Effects of Dangerous Drugs
Numerous drugs, initially approved by the FDA and prescribed in the USA, have produced an alarming array of harmful and dangerous side effects. These dangerous drugs have been used to treat a wide range of medical conditions, including psychiatric disorders, diabetes, and heart conditions. The effects on unsuspecting patients have been severe, and in some cases, life-threatening or fatal. If you or loved one has suffered injury from a dangerous drug, seek counsel from an experienced Dallas dangerous drug attorney.
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What some of the common side effects of dangerous drugs?
The antidepressant drug Paxil, for example, is a type of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Along with other drugs of this type, such as Zoloft and Prozac, it has been found to have very serious side effects, which are worse for those under 18 years of age. These effects include:
- A high rate of weight gain
- Very severe birth defects in newborn babies
- Suicidal thoughts / suicide attempts
- Violent acts
Avandia is drug that has been used extensively for the past decade to control blood sugar levels. It has been determined to cause:
- Heart attack
- Bone fractures
- Macular edema
Unfortunately, there are a number of dangerous drugs and medical devices that have been established to lead to a range of harmful effects. Some of the most serious effects include:
- Total or partial paralysis
- Severe pain
- Birth defects
- Loss of control over bodily functions
- Congestive heart failure
- Heart attacks
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