Prescription drugs used to treat male erectile dysfunction, including Cialis, Viagra, and Levitra, have all been linked to several serious side effects. Most likely, these side effects will lead to numerous personal injury lawsuits against these drugs’ makers. In fact, Pfizer, which manufactures the original erectile dysfunction drug, Viagra, has already been named as the defendant in lawsuits brought by injured patients.

Cialis Vision Loss Lawsuits

In particular, lawsuits will likely be filed because of the recently discovered vision problems associated with PDE5 inhibiters, like Cialis. According to a 2005 FDA health alert, people taking Cialis may be at risk for developing a condition called non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). This condition can lead to sudden loss of vision, including blindness. Because Cialis’s warning label failed to mention that

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vision loss is a potential side effect until recently, lawsuits will likely claim that Cialis’s manufacturer should be held responsible for inadequately warning Cialis patients about the drug’s health risks.

Cialis Hearing Loss Lawsuits

In addition, personal injury lawsuits and class action lawsuits will likely be filed by patients who suffered hearing loss after taking Cialis. In 2007, after receiving multiple reports of sudden hearing loss, the FDA recommended warning label changes for erectile dysfunction drugs in the class that includes Cialis, Levitra, and Viagra. Specifically, the FDA asked the drug manufactures to display more prominently the potential risk of sudden hearing loss, and to guide consumers on what to do if they experience sudden problems with their hearing.

Do I Qualify for a Cialis Lawsuit?

If you or a family member has used the prescription drug Cialis and experienced adverse side effects such as vision problems or hearing loss, you may eligible to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your injuries. Our Cialis lawyers can help you seek compensation by filing a lawsuit on your behalf. With a Cialis lawsuit, our lawyers may help you get reimbursed for expenses such as medical bills, loss of income, and pain and suffering. 

If you would like to discuss your legal rights, or are interested in learning more about Cialis lawsuits, our experienced lawyers would be happy to answer your questions. Contact us today!

Published November 17, 2011 by