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Viagra and Vision Loss

Viagra Use Linked to Eye Strokes
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Viagra (sildenafil citrate) has been linked to serious injury including the deadly skin cancer, melanoma. Now another potentially blinding side effect has been reported in studies of erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs and nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).

What Is NAION?

According to the National Institutes of Health, NAION which is sometimes referred to as an eye stroke or stroke of the optic nerve, is an acute optic neuropathy usually occurring in people aged 50+ and is a rare event with only 1500 – 6000 cases reported yearly.

Patients diagnosed with NAION suffer a sudden partial loss of vision in 1 eye normally with a shadow or haze obscuring their field of vision.
Their sight may improve over months but often results are permanent. While it will seldom reoccur in the same eye, there is a 30% chance of developing NAION in the other eye.

What Causes NAION?

While it is not [...]

Defective Drug Lawsuits

Filing A Claim Is Easy
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What are Defective Drug Lawsuits?

Defective drug lawsuits often are filed when you or a loved one may experience a severe side effect that you weren’t properly warned about or the drug was marketed in a misleading manner.
In most cases, the U. S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will determine that the defective drug or medical product may have serious side effects that place patients at risk of harm or even death. As a result of taking defective drugs, patients and family members may suffer great injury and hardship. One recourse you have is to file defective drug side effects lawsuit with an experienced lawyer.

Some Current Defective Drug Claims Include:

Zofran – This anti-nausea drug has been linked to a possible increased risk of birth injuries such as cleft palate and heart defects.

Viagra – Studies show that taking Viagra may increase the risk of developing the deadly skin cancer, [...]

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