Ephedra, or its active ingredient called ephedrine, is a drug used to treat asthma, nasal congestion, and eye irritation. It is often prescribed by doctors as a dietary supplement to help patients lose weight and increase energy.
Unfortunately, many people who have used Ephedra have experienced serious and life-threatening side effects affecting the circulatory system, nervous system, and other functions. If you or a loved one has suffered due to using Ephedra, the attorneys at Gatti, Keltner, Bienvenu & Montesi, PLC are here to help you explore your legal options.
Ephedra is a stimulant that works by constricting the blood vessels, expanding the bronchial tubes, and stimulating brain activity. For many people, the drug has caused more harm than good. Lawsuits claim that the manufacturer did not do enough to warn doctors and potential users of the drug’s potential side effects.
These side effects may include:
If you are pursuing an Ephedra lawsuit, our attorneys are here to help. We can work with you personally to understand how use of this dangerous drug has affected your life. If we take your case, we will pursue compensation for the losses you have suffered, including medical expenses, wage loss, pain and suffering, and other hardships.
Whether you come to see us in Memphis or we travel to meet with you in your home or at the hospital, the consultation is free — no strings attached. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day.
We handle personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits involving dangerous pharmaceutical drugs on a contingency basis. Our Memphis Ephedra defects attorneys do not charge any legal fees unless we obtain a settlement or verdict on your behalf.
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