Fosamax and Other Bisphosphonates Linked with Femur Fractures

FosamaxFosamax and Other Bisphosphonates Linked with Femur Fractures

If you or a loved one has suffered from has sustained a femur fracture after being prescribed Fosamax (or other bisphosphonate drugs), you may be entitled to legal compensation. Bisphosphonates are a class of pharmaceuticals that are designed to lessen the loss of bone mass associated with osteoporosis and similar medical conditions.

Fosamax

The long term use of drugs like Fosamax has been associated with atypical femur fractures and other debilitating side effects in many patients, some of whom may have been prescribed these drugs unnecessarily. Unfortunately, the more severe complications associated with the use of bisphosphonates can be worse than the medical conditions that they were designed to treat. Due to the unusually long life of drugs like Fosamax, some patients may not experience the symptoms of these serious side effects for as long as ten years after being administered the medication.

In addition to Fosamax, other bisphophonates associated with the risk of femur fractures include:

  • Zomelata
  • Skelid
  • Reclast
  • Didronel
  • Boniva
  • Bondronat
  • Atelvia
  • Aredia
  • Actonel
  • Aclasta

The personal injury attorneys of Abrahamson and Uiterwyk can provide you with a free consultation and case evaluation to help you determine your legal options for Fosamax femur fractures and similar medical complications. Call our office now at 1(800) 753-5203 to speak with a representative of our firm and discover how we may be able assist you.

Because of the fact that cases involving medical device failures and pharmaceutically caused injuries are highly complex and exceedingly specific, our law firm commonly works with other law firms who have considerable experience in each particular case type. Thus, we may be referring these types of cases to a separate firm, with whom we typically associate and work with on a co-counsel basis.