US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All Recipients of the Recalled DePuy ASR Or the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant to Get Blood Tested For Cobalt Or Chromium Levels

The US Drug Watchdog says, "Because of the high failure rate associated with the recalled DePuy ASR and failures with DePuy's Pinnacle hip implant, we believe it is vital we identify all US recipients of the recalled DePuy ASR hip implant and the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant, that is now subject to a national class action lawsuit over the issue of failures. These metal-on-metal artificial hips were surgically implanted in over 180,000 US citizens between 2002 and early 2010, and the courts so far have only identified about 5000 individuals? We need to get every recipient identified, and we will offer suggestions to the hip implant recipients as to the best national caliber law firms, to advance their claim, and we do not care if the DePuy ASR, or Pinnacle hip implant has failed yet, or not. We are now also advising all US recipients of the DePuy ASR, or the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant to start getting blood tests every six month. If there is cobalt, or chromium in your blood we want you to call us-on the spot." The US Drug Watchdog is urging family members, or friends of any US citizen, who had a hip implant after 2001 to ask them if it was a DePuy Pinnacle, or DePuy ASR? If the answer is yes-please call the US Drug Watchdog immediatly at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

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We are now advising all US recipients of the DePuy ASR, or the DePuy Pinnacle to start getting blood tests every six month. If there is cobalt, or chromium in your blood we want you to call us-on the spot

(PRWEB) July 31, 2012

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We firmly believe we have one hundred fifty thousand plus DePuy Pinnacle or DePuy ASR hip implant recipients in the US and, because of age or not wanting to go through a hip replacement revision surgery again, they say nothing, or they have not yet heard about the issues with metal on metal hip implants. Nothing is more important to us than trying to get them some help, that includes the best possible attorneys. We are now strongly encouraging recipients of the recalled DePuy ASR, and or the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implants to start getting blood tests every six months, with an emphasis on seeing if there is cobalt, or chromium in the hip implant recipient's blood stream. If the blood test is positive for cobalt, or chromium please call us immediately. " According to the New York Times on December 27th 2011, "Some 500,000 patients have received an all-metal replacement hip." The US Drug Watchdog says, "Our current number one priority is to identify every recipient of the recalled DePuy ASR metal-on-metal and/or the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant, that are both named in national class action lawsuits, because we do not want these hip implant recipients missing out on what could be a huge settlement, and significant compensation. Our biggest fear is that--if the recalled DePuy ASR, or the DePuy Pinnacle recipients miss out on a settlement now, they could be up the creek down the road. For this reason, we are strongly encouraging family members, or loved ones of anyone receiving a hip implant between 2002 and early 2010 to ask if it was a DePuy ASR or DePuy Pinnacle hip implant." For more information about the DePuy ASR hip implant recall, or the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant, that are both subject to national litigation, please call the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

Symptoms of the recalled Depuy ASR or a DePuy Pinnacle 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 levels in a recipients blood stream.

The US Drug Watchdog is the premier advocate for medical device recipients, and pharmaceutical safety in the United States. The group says, "We want to make certain all DePuy ASR, or DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients get to the best possible national caliber trial law firms or attorneys that have the best record in achieving superior results for their clients. Because failure could still be in the future for any recipient, we think it is vital to get all DePuy ASR, or DePuy Pinnacle recipients now, as an important way to protect their future." For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

DePuy Pinnacle Case Number U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244

DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL No. 2197


Contact

  • M Thomas Martin
    Americas Watchdog
    866-714-6466
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