Monday, 25 July 2011

Why Eli Lilly/Xanodyne are Liable in Darvon/Darvocet Injuries

Thousands of people who have filed Darvon/Darvocet injury lawsuits against Eli Lilly and Xanodyne have questions about when the company became aware of the side effects of the use of the painkillers, and why it concealed these effects.

It's not easy for any Darvocet injury attorney to answer questions about exactly when these pharmaceutical companies became aware about these side effects. These medications were banned in Europe in 2005. It is safe to assume that Eli Lilly and Xanodyne were aware of these side effects at least as far back as then.

However, questions about why these companies concealed these side effects from users are easier to answer. In most cases where pharmaceutical drugs cause injuries and illnesses, it ultimately turns out that the company was aware of the side effects and complications arising from the medication, but chose not to reveal these to the public.

Before a pharmaceutical drug is introduced into the market, it must be put through a rigorous process of testing and trials. The company is required to do its own testing into the medication before it submits an application for approval to the FDA. Unfortunately, the approval process at the Food and Drug Administration often tends to be less than adequate, and the agency depends very heavily on the word of the companies. Often, companies are in a hurry to introduce their new drug onto the market, and many clinical trial studies indicating side effects or complications may be suppressed, or ignored.

The Food and Drug Administration often waits until it has dozens of reports of injuries and illnesses arising from the use of a medication, before it decides to step in. The agency has admitted that it has up to 3,000 reports of Darvon/Darvocet related injuries including cardiac arrhythmias, suicidal tendencies, suicidal fantasies, and heart attacks.


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  4. Eli Lilly has been aware of the side-effects since the beginning of the 60th. We have studied the substanse Propoxyphene ( Darvon and Darvocet) since 1994, we wrote and published 7 scientific article, we wrote and defended two doctirrial dissertations. And we have written books about the drugs, and follow ups reports.

    Go to our CV if you want to know more:

  5. Here some of the tweets I have sent out;

    The numbers of fatal poisonings caused by Propoxyphene in the US could be 3600–4600 every year during 2003-2010

    How many fatalities do you think 244 828 000 prescriptions on Propoxyphene caused during 10 years?

    My tweets are worth studying, no one has studied Darvon and Darvocet as comprehensive as we have,

    About the painkillers Darvon & Darvocet