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Nexium Lawsuit Claims Drugs Caused Fractures

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Thirty-five women filed a lawsuit against AstraZeneca claiming the drug Nexium caused them to experience bone fractures and serious pain. A group of Houston-area women are claiming they suffered broken ribs, ankles and feet after taking AstraZeneca’s popular heartburn drug.

Nexium is often prescribed to treat heartburn, acid reflux and stomach ulcers but studies have shown an increased risk of bone deterioration, which can lead to hip, wrist and spine fractures.

The plaintiffs claim AstraZeneca was aware of the risks, reported KHOU 11 News.

One of the plaintiffs, 62-year-old Janice Allen, said she just found out about the new warning labels mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Allen is referring to the 2010 FDA safety alerts saying drugs like Nexium may cause bone fractures when used for more than a year.

According to the agency’s Safety Announcement dated May 25, 2010, the revised labels of Nexium, and other similar drugs, would “include information about the increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine with the use of these medications.” The alert also warned health care professionals of the increased risk of fractures.

Allen is angry, “They didn’t warn me, nor my doctor,” she stated.

She has endured six fractures; Allen said the broken bones started several years ago with the most recent happening in February. She blames the fractures on the “purple pill,” Nexium.

Allen described how taking Nexium has physically hindered her lifestyle, saying, “I’ve had two in the left, one in the right foot, two ribs and now my left ankle. You’re not getting to really participate in anything, and I have grandchildren, you know. I want to take them to the park, and you can’t do those things. I’m terrified that I may have my next break,” reported KHOU 11 News.

AstraZeneca would not comment on the women’s claims; however, the company released a statement saying, “AstraZeneca is confident in the positive benefit-risk profile of Nexium as demonstrated by extensive clinical trial data and safety surveillance data,” reported KHOU 11 News.

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