Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky

Adcetris

The dangerous drug attorneys at the Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky can provide legal advice and representation to individuals and families considering pursuing an Adcetris lawsuit. In order for a plaintiff to secure a maximum settlement in litigation of an Adcetris claim, regardless of whether in an individual lawsuit or in a class action lawsuit, it is crucial that the law firm representing you have a competent and experienced team of Adcetris lawyers to guide you through all of the legal hurdles as well as direct you to sufficient funding (litigation funding or legal finance) to cover pharmaceutical litigation costs. Contact an Adcetris attorney today to schedule a free consultation and take your first step to obtaining compensation for losses caused by Adcetris side effects.

Adcetris, which is generically known as Brentuximab vedotin, is an antibody-drug conjugate approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on August 19, 2011, to treat anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) and Hodgkin lymphoma. Adcetris works by targeting malignant cells thus preventing further growth.

Adcetris is generally rather effective at stopping the growth of tumors and even putting diseases into remission. Unfortunately, Adcetris is not without some serious side effects. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Pain

  • Edema Peripheral

  • Chills

  • Severe Headache

  • Fautige

  • Brian Infection

  • Muscle Spasms

  • Pain in Extremities

  • Rash

  • Dyspnea

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Diarrhea

  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)

  • Upper Respiratory tract Infections

Some of the most serious side effects are those that cause infections. A number of antibodies have been known to have similar side effects. According to the FDA, at a number of cases of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). PML is a serious brain infection, whose symptoms include unusual behavior, confusion, problems with thinking, memory loss, altered vision, altered speech, changed in gait, and decreased strength or weakness on one side of the body. The mortality of PML is something between 30%-50%, but those who are not treated immediately after developing the symptoms are likely to experience life-long neurological problems.

So far about three patients, both males and females, have been reported to have developed progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy as a result of taking Adcetris; however, it is very possible that a number of other people are also suffering from these ailments.

If you have been taking Adcetris and have experienced serious side effects, you might be eligible for compensation. Contact one of our unsafe drug lawyers today to schedule a free and confidential consultation and take the first step to recovering damages and recovering normalcy in your life.

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