Vioxx®

Vioxx® Defective Drug Cases – Rhode Island and Massachusetts Attorneys

vioxxVioxx® is a cox-2 prescription drug for arthritis. The manufacturer of Vioxx, Merck Pharmaceuticals, announced in September 2004 that the drug commonly prescribed for arthritis was voluntarily being recalled because it has been linked to an increased relative risk for heart attack and strokes.

Some side effects include but are not limited to:

  • High risk of heart attacks
  • Chest pain related to heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Stomach problems
  • Intestinal bleeding
  • Allergic reactions
  • Kidney problems

Questions relating to Vioxx issues in Ma or RI? Contact Brian Cunha & Associates.

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