Across the country, women who received Taxotere during chemotherapy are filing lawsuits saying that they permanently lost their hair because of the drug. They’re seeking compensation from the manufacturer for mental suffering, therapy bills and their inability to return to work because of the psychological damage they suffered.
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The lawsuits were filed to help patients recover money from the drug’s manufacturer for the harm they suffered after losing their hair. The suits claim that the maker of the drug, Sanofi:
As a result, the suits claim, Sanofi is responsible for providing compensation to women who suffered permanent hair loss as a result of receiving the drug.
Taxotere was approved by the FDA in May 1996. The drug was indicated for the treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic breast cancer after chemotherapy with another drug failed. The suits claim, however, that Sanofi allegedly promoted the drug for use in patients with early-stage breast cancer.
The suits also claim that the company marketed the drug as more effective than competitors’ drugs – even though studies showed that Taxotere didn’t offer any increased benefits. In fact, research published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2008 found that competitor drug Taxol was actually more effective than Taxotere in certain patients.
In 2009, the FDA sent Sanofi a warning letter in 2009 accusing the company of making false and misleading statements about the efficacy of its drug.
Lawsuits can help women recover compensation for harm they suffered after losing their hair. These damages can include:
The lawsuits can also help ensure that Sanofi – and other drug makers – market their products for FDA-approved uses only.
If you or loved one received chemotherapy with Taxotere and suffered permanent hair loss, contact ClassAction.org today. We can send your information to one of the attorneys we work with. He or she may then reach out to you directly, either via phone or e-mail. The attorney can explain more about your rights and what it takes to file a lawsuit. There’s no cost to contact us or to talk to the attorneys we work with. Plus, these are the only people who will ever receive your information.
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