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did you take permax® then suffer heart problems?

Did you take Permax® and suffer heart damage? Contact me immediately. I am Ken Nunn, The Indiana Injury Lawyer. Call me now at 1-800-CALL-KEN. We know how important your case is and we believe in returning phone calls fast.

Permax® (pergolide) was a drug originally manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company and later by Valeant Pharmaceuticals to treat Parkinson’s disease. Permax® entered the market in 1989. The first major concern with Permax® arose in 2003, when the FDA requested that Lilly update the drug’s information to warn about possible heart valve damage. In December 2003, the FDA asked for a warning about the risk of patients falling asleep while doing daily activities.

The drug was removed from the marketplace after two studies published in January 2007 by the New England Journal of Medicine linked Permax® with a greater risk of heart valve problems. One study by Italian researchers showed that nearly one-fourth of Parkinson’s patients taking Permax® had moderate to severe heart problems. Another study by German doctors found that Permax® patients were five to seven times more likely to have leaky heart valves than people on other types of Parkinson’s medicine. Cardiologists from the Mayo Clinic have also found that Permax® causes heart-valve damage and have recommended that anyone with heart problems avoid taking any form of pergolide.

When you have been injured due to a dangerous drug, the last thing that you want to worry about in addition to your injuries are court proceedings, paperwork, and the constant run-around you’ll receive from the insurance companies. By hiring an experienced class action law firm to take on your Permax® case, you can ensure that your rights are being protected in the most efficient way possible. I have over 49 years of experience defending Indiana drug injury victims and have extensive resources that allow me to build a strong case for you. When Ken Nunn is fighting for you, you can feel safe and confident that a true fighter is out there working to get you and your family the compensation that you deserve.

If you or someone you love has taken Permax® and experienced heart valve problems, please contact me today. Everyone knows that when you need a tough lawyer, you call Ken Nunn. I become fully committed to your cause. I will use my extensive resources and experience to fight to help you win the compensation you deserve. If at any time you have questions or concerns about your case, please feel free to contact me. I can be reached by phone at 1-800-CALL-KEN, or you can fill out a quick and easy online form. The initial consultation is free, so don’t delay. Contact us today!

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