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Children Advil Side Effects Lawsuits | Side Effects: Stevens Johnson Syndrome, Toxic Epidermal Necroylsis

Advil Side Effects Linked To Stevens Johnson Syndrome Lawsuits

Advil | Lawsuits, Lawyer | Side Effects: Stevens Johnson Syndrome, Toxic Epidermal Necroylsis

Childrens Advil is a commonly used painkiller that is designed for children aged two to eleven years, and is available over the counter (OTC). Children’s Advil was introduces in the late 1990s. Childrens Advil has been linked to two often-deadly skin diseases: Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN).

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) are two forms of the skin disease that can cause rash, skin peeling, and sores on the mucous membranes. Stevens Johnson Syndrome is an immune-complex–mediated hypersensitivity disorder that may be caused by many drugs, viral infections, and malignancies.

Often, the drugs causing the onset of Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, such as Childrens Advil, did not have warnings placed on their labels until recently. Patients unknowingly took these drugs and many developed the potentially fatal Stevens Johnson Syndrome.

Legal Help For Victims Affected By Stevens Johnson Syndrome

If you or a loved one took Children's Advil and suffered side effects, please fill out the form at the right for a free case evaluation by a qualified drug side effects attorney or call us at 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529).


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Two new studies document the dangers of taking over-the-counter (OTC) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs); including ibuprofen, the pain reliever in Advil and Motrin; and naproxen, the active ingredient in Aleve. All of these medications were found to increase the risk of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding especially when taken with aspirin or when taken in high doses.One study, done at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy in Salt Lake City, showed that patients, who took aspirin...

New Study Links Common Painkillers with Heart-Attack Risk

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Ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) may increase the risk of heart attack, according to research published in this week's BMJ.Patients should not stop taking the drugs involved, the authors caution, but further investigation into these treatments is needed, they say.In the biggest study of its kind to date, researchers identified 9,218 patients across England, Scotland and Wales who suffered a heart attack for the first time over a four-year period. Patients...

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