Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) are two types of a potentially life-threatening skin conditions that can be a result of an allergic reaction to certain prescription drugs such as Celebrex, Dilantin, Lamictal or other antibiotics. Drug manufacturers are usually familiar with the possible side effects of their drugs but may not provide adequate warnings. A variety of medications may be linked to Stevens Johnson Syndrome and include:
- Anticonvulsants (Dilantin, Lamictal)
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) (ibuprofen, aspirin, Bextra, Daypro)
- SSRIs (Paxil, Effexor)
All pharmaceutical/drug cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, and we offer free initial consultations, which means there are no costs or attorneys’ fees unless you recover money.
Symptoms of Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Stevens Johnson Syndrome symptoms are often confused with flu like symptoms or misdiagnosed. It is important to speak with a health care provider if you have these side effects after taking related drugs:
- Aching joints
- Skin peeling and rashes on various parts of the body
- Lesions on the genitals, body, and mouth
Our highly qualified attorneys are representing victims of the dangerous side effects of medications around the country. Our resourceful team will attend to your specific needs promptly and sincerely. We produce results for our clients, and we can aggressively advocate for your fair and deserved compensation.
If you or a loved one has suffered from Stevens Johnson Syndrome, please contact us today at 618-656-5150 or toll free at 800-782-8492 to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys. We handle all pharmaceutical litigation on a contingency fee basis. There is no fee for our services unless we obtain a settlement or an award on your behalf.