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Vision And Hearing Loss Attributed To Defective Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
Recent scientific studies have shown that individuals taking erectile dysfunction medication may suffer from sudden vision or hearing loss. The working explanation for this side effect is that because ED medication like Cialis, Viagra, Levitra and associated generic forms cause blood to flow to the genitals, necessary blood flow may be reduced to the eyes and ears. A sudden drop in blood pressure, associated with loosened arterial walls, may also result in these and other adverse side effects.
Common Side Effects
Plaintiffs in various cases across the country maintain that these medications were insufficiently labeled and did not warn men of the danger. You may be able to receive financial compensation if you took these drugs and haev experienced:
- temporary or permanent blindness
- blurred vision
- abnormally tinted vision
- a condition known as NAION (Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
- tinnitus or ringing ears
- sudden hearing loss
Contact An Attorney
Visits to the doctor may be quite expensive, and your life may be permanently affected by lost vision or hearing. You may be able to sue for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and loss of quality of life. Contact a defective drug attorney for more information about how to sue or participate in mass tort litigation.
Time Limitations For Litigation
Depending on where you live, you may only be able to seek financial compensation 2-5 years following the first sign of negative symptoms after taking the drug. Consult with your lawyer to determine if the courts will allow you to seek legal recompense for your medical issues. You may need to find past doctor's reports to determine your eligibility for a lawsuit.
Other Side Effects Associated With Defective ED Medication
While vision and hearing loss is most commonly seen by individuals taking these drugs, you may also suffer from other side effects, including cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and nervous system problems or other issues like priapism.If you have these or other problems after taking ED drugs and if they have resulted in significant medical bills or loss of quality of life, you may be able to receive financial compensation. Contact a qualified defective drug attorney today!