General information about high blood pressure and Benicar
High blood pressure can be caused by many medical complications and of course lifestyle traits such as diet and exercise, or the lack thereof. However, keep in mind that we are not capable of controlling our own blood pressure. It can lead to different kinds of medical conditions and illnesses such as heart attack, mild up to severe stroke and even death. One of the most common causes is by excessive intake of food that are high in cholesterol. In most cases, people that are overweight or obese are suffering from the said disease due to fatty deposits in their bloodstream.
What are the other causes of high blood pressure conditions?
Another factor why people suffer from high blood pressure is because of an unhealthy diet. Excessive blood sugars in the blood stream can cause diabetes wherein the body is unable to produce chemicals that control the blood sugar level. If the body has more glucose in the blood stream, the blood will essentially thicken. Since the blood is thicker, it is harder to move throughout the bloodstream which put pressure to the main arteries.
Are genetics a factor why people experience high blood pressure?
Genetics is another factor when it comes to the condition of the blood pressure of a person. It was estimated by medical professionals that about 30% of high blood cases can be attributed to genetics. Generally, we don’t have control over our genes, but we can prevent such disease with our lifestyle.
What is Benicar?
It is a treatment prescribed by most doctors to treat high blood pressure. The medication was developed by the Japanese drug maker Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. It was originally approved by the FDA (food and drug administration) however, in most cases, the drug itself can cause serious gastrointestinal side effects which include the following:
Severe weight loss
Irregular heart beat
Rapid swelling of the skin
Abdominal and chest pain
Unfortunately, patients who suffer from high blood pleasure who are taking Benicar had to be hospitalized due to irregular heart beat and sever weight loss. Patients who suffer from Benicar side effects can file a case against the drug maker.
How to file for lawsuits for compensation?
People who suffered from severe side effects caused by Benicar can file lawsuits against Daiichi Sankyo Inc. The first thing that you need to do is to find the most credible attorney who handles special medical cases such as your condition, to your advantage, Clear Injury has handled many successful Benicar cases already. Daiichi Sankyo claims that the drug is not to blame and recently, they spent billions of dollars promoting that Benicar is safe and has nothing to do with the alleged side effects, regardless, you may be entitled to compensation.
Let your voice be heard
If you’ve experienced side effects caused by Benicar, you can call us as at (888) 260-9494 to discuss your options for legal action against Daiichi Sankyo. You may qualify for a lawsuit based on misleading marketing since they failed to warn consumers and doctors about the possible side effects. It may also include negligence, and consumer risk which puts consumers’ health at risk by selling defective products in the markets. Your lawsuit may qualify for compensation with such damage Benicar has caused.