US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients To Call Them For The Name Of A Special Blood Test To See If Their All Metal Hip Implant Has Failed
The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are urging recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to call us for the specific name of a blood test that is focused on measuring for elevated cobalt, and chromium levels, because we believe this is the best way to see if a all metal hip implant has failed." For more information DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients are strongly encouraged to call the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com
(PRWEB) June 21, 2013
The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are now urging all recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant, that is subject to national litigation to get a specific blood test to see if their cobalt, or chromium levels are elevated, and we want recipients to call us for the name of the blood test, how to get one, and how to make certain they get a copy, so unbiased medical experts can review the results for elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium." To ensure no DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient gets left on the curb, holding the bag for a problem they did not create the US Drug Watchdog is doing everything possible to alert all recipients of premature failure issues associated with a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant devices, and a simple blood test that will give a recipient very solid information about the integrity of their hip implant device. For more information recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant are urged to call the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466.
The US Drug Watchdog indicates symptoms of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant failure include:
- Pain in the Hip Region
- Problems While Walking or The Inability to Walk
- Swelling of the Hip
- General Discomfort
- Lack of Flexibility
- Elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the hip implant recipients blood.
The US Drug Watchdog is the premier medical device, and pharmaceutical watchdog in the United States. The group says, “We want to do everything in our power to make certain every DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient gets a blood test to determine if their all metal hip implant has failed. In the event the blood test indicates elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium we will get the recipient to national caliber law firms that have a superior record of representing their clients in these types of national lawsuits, involving significant financial compensation." For more information about the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant, and a critical blood test please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com
The US Drug Watchdog says, "The statute of limitations on the recalled DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant has not yet run out in the following states: Arkansas, Washington D.C., Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. If you are a recipient of a recalled DePuy ASR all metal hip implant, and you have not yet been identified by the court please call us immediately at 866-714-6466, if the procedure was done in one of these states." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com
DePuy Pinnacle U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244
DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL # 2197
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