More than 1 million Americans are living with many chronic diseases, one of them is HIV or human immunodeficiency virus. It is a virus that attacks the cells which helps the body to fight any infection. In one sentence it can take away all the resistance power of the body, which can make a person more vulnerable to other diseases. The virus directly attacks the immune system of the body.
Among the HIV patients, Truvada once seemed the universal solution. People thought that this drug can prevent and treat this fatal disease. Truvada is an antiviral medicine that is generally prescribed to treat and prevent HIV. But later it has been seen that the active ingredients of the medicine can harm the body in a severe way. The drug was linked to bone damage and kidney disease. The drug has the chemicals emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumigate (TDF). The drug stops HIV cells from multiplying in the body. After the uses of this drug many people have reported developing much serious disease, such as:
- Decreased bone density and osteoporosis– it is one of the most serious side effects of Truvada. Many people have faced decreased bone density after taking the pill, other bone disease are:
- Broken bones
- Bones fracture
- Kidney damage– Truvada was taken in a high dose from the beginning. The high dosage of this drug puts stress on the kidney. Which can severely damage the kidney?
- Lactic acidosis– apart from the kidney damage, Truvada can also lead to lactic acidosis. It increases the quantity of lactate in the blood. Which can lead to many symptoms:
- Difficulty in breathing
- End-stage renal disease
- Renal insufficiency/impairment
- Tooth loss
If you have faced any of the diseases by consuming Truvada, you can file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the product. A Truvada lawyer, who specializes in this field, can help you. An injury can shake a person for life. Personal injury can be so fatal sometimes; it can scar a person and can make him mentally unstable. Injuries not only cause pain, it also causes an immense level of mental trauma. Although meeting with a personal injury can be devastating, every problem has a perfect solution. Hiring a perfect lawyer for your case can help you in many ways. If you were prescribed Truvada and have developed any kind of side effects you can file for this lawsuit. But before filing any case you should stop taking the medicine and rush for a doctor. The lawsuits alleged that the drug maker company had hidden the link between Trudava use and serious damage to the bones and kidney.
The lawyers who are specialized in this manner are well experienced and dedicated to the work. Services provided by the attorneys are:
- Compensation for your loss
- Physical and mental pain and suffering
- Extended care compensation
- the loss of consortium suffered by a victim’s family
- Expenses of your medical treatment
- Suing the company or the brand
- Truvada lawsuit settlement
- Lost income