TDF Lawsuit Attorneys
If You or a Loved One Has Taken a TDF Drug and Experienced Kidney Disease or Bone Loss, Call Us for a Free Consultation
What Is TDF?
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) is an HIV drug sold by Gilead Sciences, Inc. under the brand names Viread®, Truvada®, Truvada for PrEP®, Atripla®, Complera®, and Stribild®. TDF is commonly prescribed to treat or prevent HIV infection. However, it has been reported to FDA and Gilead itself warns that TDF can cause loss of kidney function and decreased bone mineral density.
Current lawsuits allege that Gilead intentionally withheld a safer HIV drug in order to maximize profits from TDF sales even though Gilead knew at the time that TDF can cause kidney disease and bone loss.
What Are The Risks Associated With TDF?
People taking a TDF drug should be advised of its risks. In recent clinical studies, researchers have found higher rates of declining kidney function and reduced bone mineral density in some patients after 1-2 years of TDF use, and in as few as 3 months of TDF use.
Signs and symptoms of kidney disease include:
- Loss of appetite
- Fatigue and weakness
- Sleep problems
- Urinating more or less
- Decreased mental sharpness
- Muscle cramps
- Swelling of feet and ankles
- Dry, itchy skin
- High blood pressure (hypertension) that's difficult to control
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
Signs and symptoms of bone loss include:
- Back pain
- Loss of height over time
- A stooped posture
- A bone that breaks much more easily than expected
- Tooth loss
If You Or Your Loved One Has Taken A TDF Drug and Experienced Kidney Disease Or Bone Loss, Call (916) 520-6639 To Discuss Your Case In a Free Consultation.
Do I Qualify For A Lawsuit?
Kershaw Talley Barlow is currently handling TDF lawsuits in California and nationwide. Our managing partner, Bill Kershaw, has been appointed by the Court as Co-Liaison Counsel overseeing the administration of over 24,000 TDF lawsuits. You may qualify to bring a lawsuit if you’ve taken a TDF drug to treat or prevent HIV infection and experienced any of the following.
You’ve taken a TDF drug to treat or prevent HIV infection:
- Truvada for PrEP®
You’ve experienced any of the following:
- Chronic kidney disease/chronic renal failure (including end-stage renal disease)
- Acute kidney injury/acute renal failure
- Dialysis or kidney transplant
- Fanconi syndrome
- Osteoporosis or osteopenia (weak and brittle bones)
- Low bone mineral density
- Osteomalacia (softening of bones)
- Bone breaks or fractures
- Tooth loss
Consult with Our Skilled Legal Team Today
If you want to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the merits of a potential claim against Gilead, you should seek advice from our skilled legal team at Kershaw Talley Barlow. Our team boasts more than a century’s worth of collective experience litigating pharmaceutical and personal injury matters, including those involving drugs like TDF.
With us, you can expect to have a devoted advocate who can skillfully navigate the legal landscape to help you find an effective path to secure the justice you deserve.
If You or Your Loved One Has Taken a TDF Drug and Experienced Kidney Disease Or Bone Loss, Call (916) 520-6639 To Discuss Your Case In a Free Consultation.
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