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Failure to Warn Consumers of Ibuprofen Risks: SJS & TEN

Ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which works to reduce inflammation and pain in the body caused by fever, headache, back pain, menstrual cramps, and arthritis. Although Ibuprofen is commonly used, little do people know that it poses risks of serious skin conditions such as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN). The manufacturers of ibuprofen have not only failed to warn consumers, but they have failed to warn physicians as well.

Stevens Johnson Syndrome is a condition of the skin and mucous membranes, which includes painful rashes and blisters spreading throughout the superficial layer of the skin, causing the skin to die and shed. Furthermore, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis is an even more severe skin condition affecting over 30% of the top layer of the skin, whereas SJS involves less than 10%. Overall, TEN causes death in about 35% of individuals who are afflicted by it. Evidently, the manufacturers have put their profits above consumer safety.

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If you or a loved one has been experienced the harmful effects caused by Ibuprofen, Pride Legal can help. The skilled attorneys within Pride Legal’s trusted network believe that our customers deserve to obtain legal satisfaction from those that have harmed them. We do everything in our power to ensure this. Our attorneys have extensive experience serving members of the gay and lesbian community throughout Los Angeles, Southern California, and San Diego.

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