Zyprexa and Pancreatitis

Zyprexa and Pancreatitis

In clinical studies, Zyprexa has been shown to cause significant damage to several pancreatic functions, including diminished insulin sensitivity and hyper-elevated blood sugar levels. These factors in combination with the metabolic alterations caused by Zyprexa irritate the pancreas and cause significant damage. This damage often results in a condition called acute pancreatitis, which potentially life threatening.

Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas caused by drugs such as Zyprexa. This inflammation causes vomiting, abdominal pain, and fever which most victims mistake for the flu, with dire consequences. Survival depends on prompt diagnosis and treatment, but because most people taking Zyprexa are unaware of the potential danger to their pancreas, they often ignore the symptoms until it is far too late.

Suffering damage to this vital organ because a lack of warning about potential side effects is unacceptable. If you have endured pancreatitis you have a right to fight against unsafe medications. Don't hesitate to contact a Zyprexa lawyer as soon as possible, for the law limits how long you have to collect damages. Contact our lawyers for a free case review and start your case today.

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