US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients To Call Them For The Name Of A Special Blood Test That Should Reveal A Failure
The US Drug Watchdog says, "To insure no DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient gets left on the curb, holding the bag for a problem they did not create, we urging all recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant, that is subject to national litigation to get a specific blood test that has been designed to measure elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium in a recipients blood stream." For information recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant are urged to contact the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com
(PRWEB) June 25, 2013
The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are on a mission to make certain every recipient of the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant is protected in the event their hip implant device has already failed, or should it prematurely fail in the near future, and we think the easiest way to make this determination is with a simple blood test, that has been designed to measure cobalt, and chromium levels in a recipients blood stream." The US Drug Watchdog's DePuy Pinnacle Blood Test Initiative requires a few easy instructions for a recipient of one of these devices, so they encourage a recipient to call them anytime at 866-714-6466. The group also wants to emphasize this is a national initiative nationwide, that includes California, Texas, Florida, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and all other states.
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 make certain all DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients get a blood test to determine if their 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 in representing their clients in these types of national lawsuits, involving potentially 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
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244
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, and you have not yet been identified by the court please call us as soon as possible at 866-714-6466, if the procedure was done in one of these states." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com
DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL # 2197
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