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Dangerous and Defective Drugs If you put your trust in a pharmaceutical company and were hurt by their product, you deserve compensation for your suffering.
Wrong Medication Did you receive the wrong medication or incorrect prescription from a pharmacy? If you have suffered because of a medication error please call us for a free case review.
Wrong Dosage Common forms of medication error: incorrect dosage error. Order our free book to learn how to protect yourself and your family from wrong dosage errors.
Other Errors Order our free book, "How to Make Pharmacies Pay for your Injuries Caused by Medication Errors, to learn your rights in prescription error cases.
Kids Rx Errors Order a free copy of The Top 10 Tips to Protect Your Children Against Pharmacy Errors. If you have suffered a prescription error contact our firm today.
Pharmacy Malpractice If you have suffered an injury because a pharmacy dispensed the wrong medication or made an error with your prescription, you are able to file a claim for negligence or malpractice and receive the compensation you deserve.
Walgreens Pharmacy Error Claims There have been numerous claims brought against Walgreens for pharmacy errors or prescription errors. Order our free book to learn how to take action.
CVS Pharmacy Error Claims If you've been injured because of a CVS Pharmacy prescription error, call us for help with your lawsuit at 888-526-7616.
State Pharmacy Boards If you have been severely injured because of a medication error, contact board-certified attorneys immediately to investigate your case free of charge.
Drug & Pharmacy Error Prevention Filing a pharmacy error lawsuit is the only way to make pharmacies take accountability for mistakes. Call our board certified attorneys for a free case review.
State Pharmacy Laws State laws on pharmacy malpractice. Learn the pharmacy error Statute of Limitation laws that apply to your state. Call 877-342-2020 for a free consultation.

What are the risks associated with villous atrophy caused by taking Benicar?

Patients who are suffering from high blood pressure may be described Benicar. Unfortunately, the use of this drug may trigger a complication known as villous atrophy. Villous atrophy is a long-term gastrointestinal problem that can prove to be extremely debilitating for those suffering from the condition. There are many different types of complications that can be triggered by villous atrophy following Benicar use.

Seven Possible Complications Caused by Villous Atrophy Following Benicar Use

What are some of the risks associated with villous atrophy that develops after using the drug Benicar? The following is an overview:

  1. Hospitalization may be required, sometimes for many weeks or even months. This is due to the inability to properly absorb food and water associated with villous atrophy.
  2. Benicar users suffering from villous atrophy may suffer severe dehydration.
  3. Benicar users suffering from villous atrophy may suffer severe malnutrition.
  4. Benicar users suffering from villous atrophy may suffer from kidney failure.
  5. Patients may require IV fluids and nourishment that is fed directly into the bloodstream.
  6. Patients may face rapid weight loss and chronic diarrhea.
  7. Patients may suffer from iron deficiency anemia.

If you or a loved one took Benicar and suffered complications as a result, we can help. You may have a claim for compensation against the drug’s manufacturers. It is important to act quickly, however, as strict time limitations do apply. When you are ready to learn more, we encourage you to reach out at our toll free number, 888-526-7616.


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