Digitek (digoxin tablets), a drug used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms has been linked to Digitalis toxicity. Digitalis toxicity can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, low blood pressure, cardiac instability and bradycardia. Death can also result from excessive Digitalis intake.
If you or a loved one have taken Digitek and suffered any of the signs of Digitalis toxicity, you should contact us immediately. You may be entitled to compensation and we can help.
Whats the problem?
Actavis Totowa LLC, a United States manufacturing division of the international generic pharmaceutical company Actavis Group, is initiating a Class I nationwide recall of Digitek (digoxin tablets, USP, all strengths) for oral use. The products are distributed by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., under a "Bertek" label and by UDL Laboratories, Inc. under a "UDL" label.
According to reports, patients taking Digitek or Digoxin are receiving phone calls from their pharmacist and/or letters from their pharmacy advising them of the recall.
The voluntary all lot recall is due to the possibility that tablets with double the appropriate thickness may have been commercially released. These tablets may contain twice the approved level of active ingredient than it appropriate.
Digitek is used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. The existence of double strength tablets poses a risk of digitalis toxicity in patients with renal failure. Digitalis toxicity can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, low blood pressure, cardiac instability and bradycardia. Death can also result from excessive Digitalis intake.
Several reports of illnesses and injuries have been reported to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
Do I Have a Digitek Recall Lawsuit?
The Defective Drug & Products Liability Litigation Groups at our law firm are an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus exclusively on the representation of plaintiffs in defective drug lawsuits. We are pursuing individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new Digitek recall and Digitalis toxicity cases in all 50 states.