Research shows the weight loss drug sibutramine—sold under the brand name Meridia—causes heart attacks and strokes. The Rottenstein Law Group compassionately advocates for those who have suffered from the harmful side effects of potentially dangerous drugs. If you’ve taken Meridia and believe it harmed you, contact RLG for a free, confidential legal consultation immediately. We will evaluate your case and remain on the lookout for Meridia recalls and Meridia class action lawsuits. We might be the Meridia law firm you are looking for.
What is Meridia, and What Is It Prescribed For?
Meridia is the brand name for the drug sibutramine (frequently known as Reductil in other countries). Originally sold by Knoll Pharmaceuticals and then manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, this prescription medication is used to treat obesity. Read more
Meridia Might Causes Life-Threatening Side Effects
On October 8, 2010, Abbott Laboratories complied with a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) request to remove Meridia from the market, though this should not to be confused with a Meridia recall. Abbott Laboratories has also set up a medical information hotline for those who have been taking the drug. Clinical trials had demonstrated that the drug increased the risk of heart attacks and strokes among its users. Although, the FDA did not issue a “Black Box” Meridia warning. However, at this time, the Rottenstein Law Group does not know of any Meridia lawsuits or Meridia class action lawsuits. Read more
RLG’s Lawyers Will Make Things Easier
The process of demanding compensation for the harm you’ve suffered can be complicated, even if it doesn’t seem fair that you should have to go through even more trouble to be made whole again. The lawyers at the Rottenstein Law Group believe that obtaining legal satisfaction from those who harmed you shouldn’t require more hardship. That’s why we do everything we can to streamline the process, and we will file a Meridia lawsuit on your behalf if necessary. RLG will also keep you up to date on any Meridia class action lawsuits, FDA Meridia warnings, and Meridia FDA recall announcements.
If you have taken Meridia and believe it harmed you, contact RLG today.