Our team of attorneys is currently investigating claims that Xeljanz (Tofacitinib) and Xeljanz XR use may be associated with an increased risk of heart-related problems and cancer compared to tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor use.
Were you prescribed Xeljanz? Call ASK LLP today at (877) RING ASK (877-746-4275) for a free case evaluation.
What We Know About Xeljanz
The FDA has approved Xeljanz to treat multiple conditions:
- 2012 – Approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis
- 2017 – Approved to treat psoriatic arthritis
- 2018 – Approved to treat ulcerative colitis
The FDA required Pfizer—Xeljanz’s manufacturer—to conduct a safety clinical trial evaluating Xeljanz users’ risk of serious heart-related events, cancer, and infections.
On February 25, 2019, the FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication alerting that the safety clinical trial found an increased risk of blood clots in the lungs and death for Xeljanz users treating for rheumatoid arthritis with a 10 mg twice daily dose. On July 25, 2019, the FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication announcing that it approved new Xeljanz warnings about the increased risk of blood clots and death for patients using Xeljanz with a 10 mg twice daily dose.
On February 4, 2021, the FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication alerting that preliminary results from the safety clinical trial show that compared to TNF inhibitor users Xeljanz users have an increased risk of:
- Serious heart-related problems
Recoverable Compensation in a Xeljanz Lawsuit
If you or a loved one were prescribed Xeljanz, then you may be eligible to participate in a lawsuit against Xeljanz’s manufacturers and sellers. If you hire ASK LLP, we may seek the following damages for you:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Past and future pain and suffering
- Past and future wage loss
- Past and future loss of earning capacity
- Past and future loss of enjoyment of life
- Punitive damages, if justified
CALL TODAY! If you have been prescribed Xeljanz, you might be entitled to compensation. Call ASK LLP at (877) RING ASK (877-746-4275) for a free case evaluation.
Why You Should Choose ASK LLP
When you get hurt after using a drug, you may not know what to do. After all, the pharmaceutical industry is a large and powerful one. We are here to help. Our experienced legal team has a strong track record of fighting—and winning—against big pharmaceutical companies. We have already successfully represented more than 15,000 clients who were injured by dangerous, defective drugs. If you hire us, know that we will fight tirelessly to get you the best possible result.