Weight loss is an issue that many persons may seek to address for various reasons. Some people opt for medical intervention to achieve the same. Belviq weight loss pills are one method that stimulates the brain to control appetite. Initially, the drug was also prescribed to individuals with weight-related health issues such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
However, in several research studies, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found that those who used Belviq faced a higher chance of developing lung, pancreatic, or colorectal cancer. If you or someone you know is a user of this drug, contact an attorney to learn more about Belviq’s cancer risks.
What can you do if you have used Belviq and developed pancreatic cancer?
If you have used Belviq weight loss drugs and developed pancreatic cancer, you are eligible to claim compensation for the medical, psychological, and financial damage you have suffered. If you are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer after taking Belviq for six months, you can file a lawsuit against the company. You must have your medical history with you when you consult an attorney. Pancreatic cancer often does not exhibit symptoms easily. You must be able to recognize them if and when they occur: unintentional weight loss, increasing fatigue, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, jaundice, and diabetes are some symptoms.
If you are eligible to file a lawsuit against Belviq and claim compensation, you must know the damages on which you can make claims:
- Coverage of past and future medical treatment
If you have been diagnosed with cancer after using Belviq, a hefty medical bill will be in store for you. Claiming compensation for the damages you have suffered can ensure that this compensation will cover the cost of your medical treatment.
- Pain is caused due to the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery from cancer, both psychologically and medically.
If you have used Belviq and been diagnosed with cancer, the entire process from diagnosing to recovery will be painful. You can claim compensation for this suffering you have to endure.
- Loss of the right to live an enjoyable life
Every individual has the right to a dignified and enjoyable life. Cancer can set you back a while. You can claim compensation for the reduced quality of life you are experiencing.
Recovery from cancer may mean that you are bed-ridden for some time. You may have to miss work, and your wages may be cut. In such a situation, filing a compensation claim for your damages can significantly help you financially.
If you have had pancreatic cancer due to the use of Belviq supplements, you can claim compensation for the damage caused to your physical and psychological health and well-being. An attorney can help navigate through the legal process of filing for these claims and help you arrive at a better understanding of the drugs and their harmful side effects.