Have you taken the weight loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin)?
Have you been diagnosed with cancer?
Please contact our attorneys to discuss a Belviq lawsuit against the manufacturer of the diet drug.
No upfront costs. No fees unless we win your case.
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Belviq side effects - Cancer Risk
A clinical study with 12,000 people using the diet pill Belviq showed an increased risk of cancer including:
- Pancreatic cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Lung cancer
- Other cancers
In addition to the cancer risk, Belviq has other common side effects including:
- Low blood sugar
- Blurred Vision
- Pain in the back or muscles
- Difficulty falling or staying asleep
The FDA is tracking the side effects of Belviq. The FDA encourages medical professionals and consumers who used the drug to report side effects related to Belviq to the FDA’s MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program.
The lawyers of Laminack, Pirtle & Martines are actively reviewing cases of individuals who took Belviq or Belviq XR (lorcaserin) and have been diagnosed with cancer. We’re also taking cases with family members of loved ones who took the weight loss drug and died from cancer. We’re filing lawsuits against the manufacturer of Belviq for failing to properly study and evaluate Belviq and providing misleading information about the safety of the diet pill.
Please call 833-791-7999.
Experienced Medical Attorneys
Attorneys at Laminack, Pirtle & Martines are experienced in personal injury lawsuits, and they’ve been at the forefront of many large jury verdicts.
In 2004, attorneys Rick Laminack, Tom Pirtle & Buffy Martines were key players in a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the diet drug fen-phen. The case involved a mother who died of lung disease after taking the diet drug Pondimin. The jury awarded the wife’s family more than $1 billion, the largest personal injury award in history (at the time of the award).
In the last 40 years, attorneys for Laminack, Pirtle & Martines have tried and won dozens of other pharmaceutical and medical device cases. LPM trial lawyers won two of the first jury trials awarding damages to women injured by silicone breast implants, resulting in jury verdicts of more than $60,000,000.