fbpx
24/7 Free Virtual, Video and Phone Consults ~ SE HABLA ESPAÑOL 361-454-1000
1-888-97SHARK
When It Matters Most, Call Alex First.
message us

Uloric Injury Lawyer

ULORIC is a prescription medicine used to lower blood uric acid levels in adult patients with gout.

The gout drug febuxostat (Uloric) poses a significantly higher risk of all-cause and heart-related death than does the popular alternative drug allopurinol, the Food and Drug Administration declared on Feb. 21. The agency is now mandating a black-box warning.

FDA icon

“Health care professionals should reserve Uloric for use only in patients who have failed or do not tolerate allopurinol,” the FDA announced. “Counsel patients about the cardiovascular risk with Uloric,” the agency suggested, and advise them to seek medical attention at once if they have cardiac symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, rapid or irregular heartbeat, or dizziness.

“In patients treated with Uloric, 15 deaths from heart-related causes were observed for every 1,000 patients treated for a year compared to 11 deaths from heart-related causes per 1,000 patients treated with allopurinol for a year,” the FDA said. “In addition, there were 26 deaths from any cause per 1,000 patients treated for a year with Uloric compared to 22 deaths per 1,000 patients treated for a year with allopurinol.”

If you or a loved one have taken Uloric and have had heart related death call our office immediately, we can help.

1-888-HDZLAW-8

Contact Us & Request AFree Consultation for Personal Injury Lawyer Near You

[]
1 Step 1
Name
Phone Number
Tell us about your case
0 /

*all fields required

Previous
Next

Main Office, Corpus Christi:


921 N. Chaparral Suite 100
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Phone: 361-454-1000

San Antonio Office:


700 N. St. Mary's Suite 1400
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Phone: 210-904-1000

Austin Office:


3800 N. Lamar Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78756

Phone: 512-543-1000

Edinburg Office:


204 E Cano
Edinburg, Texas 78539

Phone: 956-242-7000

Houston Office:


1700 Post Oak Boulevard 2 Blvd Place
Houston, Texas 77056

Phone: 713-660-7018

Laredo Office:


1100 Matamoros Suite 200
Laredo, Texas 78040-7804

Phone: 956-242-7000

Dallas Office:


2911 Turtle Creek Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75219

Phone: 972-363-6616

Victoria Office


101 W. Goodwin Suite 750
Victoria, Texas 77901

Phone 361-575-3101

Port Lavaca Office


402 W. Main St.
Port Lavaca, Texas 77979

Phone 361-552-3100

Brownsville Office


222 N Expressway 77 Suite 100
Brownsville 78521

Main Phone 956-242-7000

Connect with Us

Call Now ButtonClick Phone to Call