Plavix Hemorrhage Complaints Growing In NY State Court

By Ama Sarfo (September 30, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT) -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC were hit Friday with over 40 complaints in New York state court as part of a coordinated litigation claiming that blood-thinning drug Plavix caused its users to suffer hemorrhages.

In a series of short complaints, the plaintiffs — hailing from states like Michigan, Florida, Iowa and Pennsylvania — say they suffered gastrointestinal hemorrhages, cerebral hemorrhages and other severe injuries after using Plavix to recover from strokes, stent placements and other medical issues.

The lawsuits incorporate a master complaint filed in June 2012 on behalf of Plavix users who died or suffered severe personal injuries...

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