Vision Loss From Medication
When you discover that a defective ingredient within a drug has caused your vision loss, it can be life shattering. Whether you are suffering from partial vision loss or permanent blindness, both losses are frightening.
Not only do you have to deal with the possibility of partial/permanent vision loss, you must deal with the possibility that you may not be able to earn a living any longer. This can be a devastating experience to a family.
At Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, we represent clients who have suffered from Vision Loss From Medication. Pharmaceutical companies and drug manufacturers should be held responsible when a defective drug or medical product causes unexpected illness or injury. There are some instances when drug companies will place a prescription drug out on the market for the profit potential. Some of these drugs aren’t fully tested for defects until it is too late.Patients Given the Wrong Prescription Drugs
Oftentimes, patients are prescribed a drug with a defect, then there are times when they are prescribed the incorrect medication. Many of these drugs are known to have harmful side effects including vision loss.
According to medical science, patients who are given the incorrect medication have a higher rate of experiencing optic nerve damage or optic neuropathy and are often associated with bad medications. As a result, the patient not only experiences vision loss, they experience severe pain because the optic nerve eventually becomes damaged. Then there are instances when the optic nerve becomes inflamed severely.Have You or a Close Relative experienced Vision Loss From Medication?
If so, you will definitely need access to a good personal injury or malpractice lawyer in Nashua, New Hampshire. Pharmaceutical companies and drug manufacturers have aggressive attorneys fighting on their side. These attorneys will go through great lengths to discredit an injured victim’s claim.
Often times, when a patient is given compensation for his or her injuries, it is set at the lowest amount possible. Our personal injury lawyer will thoroughly investigate your claim and help fight for your right to receive ‘full’ compensation for your pain and suffering.Defective Prescription Drugs Linked to Blindness
A vast selection of prescription drugs have been connected to nerve damage and nerve inflammation, mentioned previously.. These medications include the following:
In addition to the well-known drugs mentioned above, there are antibiotics, such as Cipro that has caused patients to experience temporary loss of vision as well as permanent blindness.Are Your Prescription Drugs Safe to Use?
Unfortunately, a large constituency of patients strongly believe that their prescription drugs are completely safe to use - until they experience a life-threatening illness or injury.
There have been multiple warnings placed by the Food and Drug Administration that certain prescription drugs (such as the ones mentioned previously) can cause the following side effects:
- Hearing loss
- Blurred vision
- Heart attack
- Immediate vision loss (in both eyes or partially)
For a free review of your personal injury claim, contact us or call our law office at: 603.548.3797.