Published On: Fri, Aug 9th, 2019

Xeljanz Class Action Lawsuit

What is Xeljanz?

Xeljanz is a medication which is manufactured by Pfizer. It is approved for the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Psoriatic arthritis (PSA), Ulcerative colitis (US). These are tablets taken orally. There is a risk of increased blood clots and even death for patients with rheumatoid arthritis when it is prescribed at high doses.

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FDA warning against a high dosage of Xeljanz:

FDA has warned about deadly blood clots developing in patients who are taking Xeljanz 10-mg twice daily. The patients with rheumatoid have a higher risk of blood clots in the lungs and even death.

If you are taking Xeljanz and you are suffering from any of the given symptoms then you should consult your doctor immediately. Following are the symptoms taking place because of the high dosage of Xeljanz:

Breathing problem

Chest pain

Blood clots in the lungs.

Severe sweating


Need for Lawsuit

Xeljanz lawsuit claims that Xeljanz is not manufactured properly by Pfizer. He also gets failed to warn people about the side effects of taking Xeljanz. 

According to the legal ground of Xeljanz lawsuit a person who has suffered from any of the side effects of Xeljanz can file a lawsuit against Pfizer.  

The firm called Schmidt, PLLC is accepting the cases that have been diagnosed with blood clots and has suffered death by taking Xeljanz. People with such cases are free to contact our lawyers immediately.

Right now many files against Pfizer are moving through courts. 

Xejanz is associated with a lot of side effects:

Skin cancer.

Hypersensitivity reaction.

Perforation of the stomach.


High blood pressure




Problem with the immune system

Blood clots

Liver damage

If you are consuming alcohol and Xeljanz together than this will lead to an increase in such problems and the risk of many other side effects.

Xeljanz and Rheumatoid:

FDA approved Xeljanz in 2012 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Patients suffering from Rheumatoid arthritis are attacked by the immune system’s joints and thus it causes pain and swelling. Thus this medication was designed to decrease the activity of the immune system for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Xeljanz and liver damage: It is Xeljanz Serious side effect. It is prevalent when someone is taking Xeljanz with alcohol.

Xeljanz and high risk for pulmonary embolism and death:

This is the most severe side effect of Xeljanz. This causes blood clots in the lungs which leads to a serious medical condition called pulmonary embolism. Around 50,000 people get killed in the U.S every year due to such blood clots. In this type of medical conditio,n there is an immediate requirement of attention.

Compensation for the people that get hurt and for the people who died by Xeljanz:

A successful lawsuit recovers the compensatory damages of the person who get hurt by Xeljanz. The main objective of these damages is to cover the losses of such people. If a person who gets killed with the side effect of Xeljanz, he can file a wrongful death claim against Pfizer. Xeljanz lawsuit can be contacted for fair compensation. 

Author: Story World

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