Grepafloxacin Antibiotics | Fluoroquinolones Linked to Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection

Grepafloxacin and Raxar ® Antibiotics

Grepafloxacin is an antibiotic belonging to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones. Grepafloxacin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. Raxar ® is the brand name version of this drug, and was manufactured by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. However, according to the Food and Drug Administration these drugs have been discontinued.

Are You Suffering from These Serious Side Effects?

Recent studies have suggested fluoroquinolone antibiotics may place patients at risk for developing an

  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Cardiac Valvulopathy

These are life-threatening side effects that patients may not have been warned about.

Do You Have A Case?

The Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, PC are currently investigating potential claims for anyone who has suffered an aortic aneurysm or aortic dissection after taking a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. We are also investigating claims related to the loss of a loved one due to these side effects. Contact our office to discuss your situation 877-544-5323.