Dostinex Side Effects

In 2007, Dostinex was withdrawn from the U.S. market after several published studies revealed a link between the drug and increased rates of valvular dysfunction.  If you or a loved one had taken Dostinex and have since suffered serious side effects, contact  An experienced Dostinex attorney can help you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled.

Dostinex (pergolide), approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1988, is an oral medication from a class of drugs called dopamine agonists.  It was used to treat Parkinson’s disease, restless leg syndrome, and migraine headaches.  Other dopamine agonist drugs include the now banned diet drug Fen-phen.

For the next 20 years, thousands of patients have been treated with Dostinex.  In 2007, the FDA announced a voluntary withdrawal of the drug by manufacturers due to the possibility of heart valve damage.  In studies, patients taking Dostinex were five to seven times more likely to have leaky heart valves than those patients who used other drug therapies for Parkinson’s.

If you or a loved one has experienced Dostinex side effects, you may have grounds for legal recourse.  An Dostinex attorney will evaluate your claim and explain your legal options.  Contact our Dostinex lawyers today to schedule a free consultation.  Don’t delay; we can help.

Contact an Dostinex Attorney

An experienced Dostinex attorney – one familiar with Dostinex side effects and with the product liability laws that protect you as a consumer – can help obtain fair compensation.  We have extensive experienced with dangerous drug cases.  We can help you too.

If you contact our Dostinex lawyers for a free consultation, please bring the following information:

  • Prescription records
  • Medical records
  • Diagnosis of any Dostinex side effects
  • Insurance claim forms
  • Any correspondence with your doctor
  • Any correspondence with your insurance company
  • Bills/records of costs that you have incurred

Our Dostinex lawyers will represent you intelligently and aggressively.  To speak with a trial-tested Dostinex side effects attorney, contact today.  We will protect your rights.

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