Bernstein Liebhard LLP Continues Investigation of Zithromax actions

New York, NY (PRWEB) 26 May 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a New York law firm nationally recognized practices for its consumer protection and mass tor...


New York, NY (PRWEB) 26 May 2012

Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a New York law firm nationally recognized practices for its consumer protection and mass tort, continue Zithromax actions on behalf of persons who took assess the common antibiotic and experienced complications such as cardiac arrhythmias or sudden death. Zithromax, commonly known as the Z-Pak, and commonly known as azithromycin, is manufactured by Pfizer Inc. and used to treat bacterial infections that cause bronchitis, pneumonia, sore throat and ear pain. Bernstein Liebhard recently reported on a 17 May 2012 study in the New England Journal of Medicine, which means that patients taking azithromycin had a significantly increased risk of sudden death, especially when they released already found a cardiovascular condition.

FDA may order include contributions Z-pak side effects Sudden Death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently reviewing the results of the study and will review any new information, azithromycin and their possible side effects to communicate after the agency completes its review. ** In 2011, the FDA reviewed the risk of QT interval prolongation for drugs such as Zithromax. The FDA revised the warnings and precautions section of the drug label ZMax (azithromycin extended release for oral suspension) in March 2012 to include new information about the risk of QT interval prolongation.

The severity of the Z-pak side effects is particularly alarming given the popularity of the antibiotic. According to the New York Times, doctors wrote 55.3 million prescriptions for azithromycin in the United States last year. It is often *** amoxicillin because of its shorter Regiment, which participated in fewer pills prescribed over a few days.

Since the announcement of its investigation into claims of Zithromax side effects, the company uses daily requests received for case reviews. Bernstein Liebhard Partner Felecia L. Stern commented: Many of these calls bring our people to tears, especially the sudden deaths. Make these claims, especially in the vicinity of your home, because most of us have used this common antibiotic.

those of Z-pak side effects suffered a compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and other injuries. The lawyers at Bernstein Liebhard LLP continue free and confidential evaluations for persons offering suffered from side effects of Zithromax. For more information about filing a complaint Zithromax, visit http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com. You can also contact an attorney at Bernstein Liebhard LLP at (877) 779-1414 or at info@consumerinjurylawyers.com.

* nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1003833

** fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm304503.htm

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