Prevacid or Nexium soothe your heartburn only to give you kidney damage?
You thought you were treating GERD. Instead, you were led astray.
Call (306) 653-7756
In 2016, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study linking Prilosec to kidney disease.
AstraZeneca, Proctor & Gamble, and Pfizer knew their drugs could cause kidney and renal failure, and they sent them out to the public anyway. No warnings for doctors. No warnings for patients. No information at all.
In fact, our lawsuit alleges that they actively concealed evidence of the dangers from the government and the public.
These serious side-effects can lead to lifelong complications and even death.
You’re at risk if you took either drug for a year or longer.
Which drugs are included in the class action?
The drugs are known by several names, including Nexium, Prevacid, Losec, and Omeprazole. They’re sold both over-the-counter and as a prescription drug. These proton pump inhibitors are meant to curb heartburn and soothe GERD by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach, but long-term use can be dangerous.
How do I know I have kidney damage?
Look for the following symptoms:
- You’re not urinating very much.
- Your legs, ankles, and feet are swelling from fluid retention.
- You have an unexplained shortness of breath.
- You suffer from persistent fatigue.
- You suffer from persistent nausea.
- You feel pain or pressure in your chest.
If you have any of these symptoms, see a doctor right away. Kidney damage can lead to seizures, comas, or even death.
How do I join the Nexium, Losec, and Prilosec class action?
Just contact us and let us know you’ve taken Prilosec, Losec, Nexium, or Prevacid.
Note that any allegations made in lawsuits are subject to future adjudication by the Courts.
You do not have to pay legal fees, attend depositions, or attend the trial. However, if the case is brought to a successful conclusion being included in the class will entitle you to a share of the damages. You’ll also be kept informed of the status of this case as it progresses.
Why Merchant Law?
We’re some of Canada’s most active and successful class action litigators, with billions of dollars won for our clients.
You may know us from lawsuits like the Winners/Home Sense suit, the Cellular Phone Fees suit, BCE Dividents, GM Gasket Manifolds, Hip Implants, Lead Paint in Toys, Maple Leaf, Celebrex/Bextra, Vioxx, Sony, and the Residential Schools Case.
Our founder, Tony Merchant, Q.C., has had over 600 of his cases published in leading case law journals, and has argued thousands of them before the Canadian and American courts. Our dedicated team of attorneys fights for you and gets results.
Join this class action by calling (306) 653-7756 today, or fill out the form below.
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