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If you have taken Avandia and suffered subsequent heart problems, you may have a legal claim and now is the time to take action. The Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger currently represents the interests of those harmed by Avandia. Call Our office for a free consultation - 954-467-8800.

What is Avandia?
Avandia, on the market since 1999, is used by nearly 2 million people yearly worldwide, including a million in the United States, for the treatment of Type 2, or adult onset diabetes. It is sold alone as Avandia and in combination with other drugs as Avandamet and Avandryl.

What is wrong with Avandia?
Several studies have concluded that by taking Avandia one exposes themselves to an increased risk of suffering heart attacks and similar problems. Particularly, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine determined that Avandia raises the risk of heart attack by 43 percent.

How do I know if I have been harmed by Avandia?
The answer is you do not know if you have been harmed by Avandia. If you have taken Avandia, and are yet to notice any side effect, it is still possible that the drug will have an adverse effect. The defect of the drug is latent and can manifest itself at any time. If you are currently taking Avandia, of have taken any form of it in the past, we urge you speak with a medical professional immediately.

What can the law office of Sheldon J. Schlesinger do for you?
We currently represent the interests of those who have been harmed by Avandia. GlaxoSmithKline, the manufacturers of Avandia may have known about the dangers of the drug, and still allowed it to be sold on the market. A free consultation is available by calling our office. It is important that you are aware of your legal rights.

Why should I contact the Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger to handle my Avandia claim?
The Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger has unparalleled experience in litigating on behalf of clients injured by defective drugs. Contact the Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger for free evaluation on your potential Avandia claim.

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Sheldon J. Schlesinger, P.A. represents clients throughout the state of Florida including the cities of Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Carol City, Cooper City, Coral Gables, Coral Springs, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Jupiter, Lake Worth, Miramar, Miami, Oakland Park, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Springs, Pompano Beach, and Rivera Beach

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