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Legal Options for Patients Experiencing Side Effects from Rybelsus

Apr 24, 2024
Shamis & Gentile, P.A.

Rybelus is a medication developed to help type 2 diabetes patients. As such, one would assume that the drug is safe and beneficial. However, recent studies have shown that it contains semaglutide, which in some cases can result in severe side effects.

In addition, the manufacturers of Rybelsus might not have been labeling their products with adequate warnings, as they do not appear to have mentioned stomach paralysis as one of the possible reactions to the medication. You might be eligible for compensation if you have been using Rybelsus and experienced gastroparesis.

Potential Side Effects

While the oral medication Rybelsus is known to have a positive impact on patients with type 2 diabetes, it is also documented to potentially cause some more common side effects, such as nausea, headache, and more.

Where the issue lies is with the rare side effects, such as pancreatitis, thyroid tumors, and stomach paralysis, as these are considered severe and might even be life-changing illnesses that require immediate attention and can result in large medical bills.

Not only can gastroparesis be painful, but it can also result in a lower quality of life, loss of job opportunities, and more. As such, it is not an illness to take lightly; thus, it is considered a severe side effect. Therefore, it is highly regrettable that the pharmaceutical companies selling Rybelsus have not properly warned their patients about this side effect.

Claiming Compensation

To conclude whether you are eligible for compensation due to the lack of proper warning, we invite you to fill out our contact form, which we link to at the bottom of this page, where you can detail your experiences with the medication.

Typically, you are also required to prove that you have been suffering adverse effects from the medication, been using Rybelsus for some time and that you were not properly warned about the side effects you are suffering from.

This can be done by collecting testimony from your doctor and any medical statements, as well as showing your receipts of purchased medicine and more.

Finding Representation

If we represent your case, we will, of course, help you extensively during this process. We will work closely with you to build a solid case that not only seeks compensation for you but also holds the company responsible.

We fully appreciate the hardships you face and understand how complex and important these cases can be for our clients. Typically, it is possible to claim compensation to cover medical expenses, but we can also claim pain and suffering, loss of wages, and more.

Depending on your preferences, your circumstances, and the legal options we have available, there might be several different routes to take. Sometimes, filing an individual lawsuit will be deemed most beneficial, while other times, joining together in a mass tort, class action, or other combined lawsuit can be the better option.

At Shamis & Gentile, P.A., we will do our best to assess your case and advise you along the way, ensuring the best outcome possible for your specific case and goals. By contacting us today, we can help you determine whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit and review your case to help you understand the steps involved with such a process.

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