Helping Those Injured by Using Wellbutrin
Wellbutrin is an antidepressant used for treating depression as well as to help patients stop smoking. The side effects connected with taking this drug, however, can range from mild to extremely serious and can even include death. If you or a loved one has suffered serious side effects from taking this antidepressant, we advise you to contact a Denver personal injury attorney at Andrus, Hood & Wagstaff to arrange for a free, initial consultation to discuss your case. Our attorneys have 40 years of legal experience focusing on personal injury cases of all kinds. Our firm is especially known and respected for its legal defense and protection of consumers victimized by dangerous drugs and dangerous and defective medical devices.
Side Effects Connected with Wellbutrin
Many side effects and damaging health problems are connected with using Wellbutrin. These include agitation, weight loss, dry mouth, constipation, headaches, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, tremors, increased sweating, insomnia, loss of appetite, blurred vision, rapid heart rate, confusion, hostility, irregular heart rhythm, high and low blood pressure, erectile dysfunction, anxiety, fainting, suicidal thoughts, and seizures.
Wellbutrin was recalled in 1986 because of significant seizure risk. It was re-approved by the FDA in 1989. Since that time, it has become a widely-prescribed antidepressant and smoking cessation medication. It is often used in conjunction with other anti-depressants. Recent studies have linked the use of this anti-depressant with birth defects in babies whose mothers used the drug during pregnancy. These birth defects include serious, life-threatening heart problems as well as other adverse conditions.
If you or your has suffered health problems connected with the use of Wellbutrin, we urge you to seek the professional legal help of a Denver Wellbutrin injury attorney at our firm immediately. We are a nationally known and respected law firm with successful results in achieving financial compensation for injury victims.