See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Law firms are receiving thousands of enquiries following Merck’s withdrawal of the painkiller Vioxx from the market. A 47 year old suffered a major heart attack after he used Vioxx. He now relies on a defibrillator and pacemaker and suffers from shortness of breath which affects his normally active lifestyle. He wants to sue Merck for selling a drug that is believed to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by ABC News – Raleigh
About: Man active lifestyle destroyed after suffering a heart attack allegedly because of Vioxx use
Date: 17 November 2004
Source: ABC News – Raleigh
Author: Vanessa Welch
http:/ This summary article refers to the following medical categories:
Related Medical Topics
More News Topics
This summary article refers to the following medical categories:
Search Specialists by State and City