Prescription drugs used to treat male erectile dysfunction, including Levitra,  Viagra, and Cialis, 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.

Levitra Vision Loss Lawsuits

In particular, lawsuits will likely be filed because of the recently discovered vision problems associated with PDE5 inhibiters, like Levitra. According to a 2005 the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) health alert, people taking Levitra 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 Levitra’s

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

Levitra Hearing Loss Lawsuits

In addition, personal injury lawsuits and class action lawsuits will likely be filed by patients who suffered hearing loss after taking Levitra. 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 Levitra, Cialis, 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.

Levitra Lawyers

If you or a family member has used the prescription drug Levitra and experienced adverse side effects, such as vision problems or hearing loss, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your injuries. Our Levitra lawyers can help you seek compensation by filing a lawsuit on your behalf. With a Levitra 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 Levitra lawsuits, our experienced lawyers would be happy to answer your questions. Contact us today!

Published November 17, 2011 by