Taxotere lawsuits are being filed against the drug company Sanofi-Aventis. The lawsuits allege that the manufacturer is being accused of failing to warn patients and medical staff that there was a risk of permanent hair loss (alopecia) with this chemotherapy drug. If you, or a loved one, have suffered Taxotere induced permanent alopecia you may be entitled to benefits and financial compensation. Contact our personal injury attorneys handling Taxotere lawsuits immediately to discuss your case.
Women who have taken Taxotere for chemotherapy to treat their breast cancer are filing claims against Sanofi-Aventis. Lawsuits are being filed claiming:
• Sanofi-Aventis failed to divulge that permanent hair loss was a side effect with taking Taxotere.
• Sanofi-Aventis included warning labels outside of the U.S. that Taxotere might cause permanent hair loss.
• Sanofi-Avenits knew that there was a cheaper drug called Taxol that was as effective as Taxotere and did not cause permanent hair loss.
Taxotere (generic name: docetaxel) is a drug that is manufactured by a company called Sanofi-Aventis or Sanofi SA. Taxotere is a commonly used chemotherapy drug that has been used to help treat breast cancer, stomach cancers, prostate cancers, head and neck cancers and non-small cell cancers. Given through an IV (intravenously), it helps to block cancer cells and prevent their growth.
Side Effects from Taking Taxotere
The most devastating side effect from taking Taxotere is permanent hair loss, or alopecia. It's common that with chemotherapy drugs that there may be temporary hair loss, but Taxotere can cause permanent hair loss.
Our team of mass tort attorneys handling Taxotere lawsuits have a long standing track record of successfully winning cases against pharmaceutical companies. We want to fight for you, your rights and get you the benefits and compensation you deserve. Whether you or a loved one took Taxotere and suffered permanent hair loss our Taxotere lawsuit attorneys can help. We are experienced and we are helping other Taxotere victims throughout the United States.
Our consultation is free and filing a claim is free. We want to help you get the paperwork started so you can get the monetary compensation you deserve. As a cancer survivor, you've gone through enough trauma. Victims who have come forward are doing so because no one told them Taxotere caused permanent hair loss and that's because Sanofi-Aventis the manufacturer failed to divulge this permanent side effect. They knew about it because they put warning labels on Taxotere in other countries.
Additionally, you or your family member didn't have to receive Taxotere. There are 2 other versions of the same chemotherapy medication: Docefrez and Docetaxel. There was another drug that was as effective that didn't cause permanent hair loss. Women all over the United States are standing up for themselves because they have rights and so do you. Let us help represent you against a drug company that has profited by over $3 billion with the use of Taxotere, while over 300,000 women have received Taxotere and many who have suffered permanent hair loss now only have wisps of hair or clumps of hair left.
You can contact us now for a FREE consultation and to file your claim. Don't be afraid and don't be embarrassed. You have already suffered enough trauma and our team of attorneys is here to help you. When you contact us we will set up a free consultation and help you file a claim to cover your medical bills, pain and suffering, loss of vitality in life. Our experienced team of Taxotere lawyers is ready to help.
One of the reasons that many women are coming forward with their lawsuits against Sanofi-Avenits is because the drug Taxotere causes permanent hair loss and there was a cheaper option that women weren't told about. Taxol.
Taxotere (generic name: docetaxel) is an injection concentrate that is used as a chemotherapy treatment drug. In studying 20 patients, it was determined that despite them not having a history of alopecia (permanent hair loss) in their families, when they received the drug Taxotere for their breast cancer treatment, it was noted that there was no regrowth of hair to the scalp. Thyroid conditions and zinc deficiencies were also ruled out, as well as hair loss from hormonal menopause.
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