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Klonopin gave me bone loss ?? Case ?

Syracuse, NY |

Have had .7 fractured ribs in 2 years and now have ostiopenia

38 male been on 4 mg a day since 09 . Bmd scan shows bone loss, have had 7 fractured ribs, I have fractured right now, Dr said it odd the the fractures started soon after the klonopin . Osteoporosis isn't in my family, and. I had no problems before this. 4 mg a day is a lot for 150lb guy

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  1. You don't describe anything about yourself. Age? Sex? Length of time on the medication? etc. Need more info.


  2. I agree with my colleague, we need more information before we can help you.

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  3. You need to take your medical records and consult with an attorney familiar with these types of products liability claims. Ultimately, a medical professional will have to say there is a connection between the medication and your injuries. Time is not on your side to get those records and seek out an attorney in your area as soon as possible.

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  4. As all of the other attorneys have suggested, here are some questions that would help: What other medications were you on? How long and what dosage was the Klonopin? Has any Dr linked up your fractures to the meds? age? any prior history or osteoporosis or bone problems?.... Please go see a products liability attorney in your area asap.


  5. I agree with my colleagues. You may have a claim, it is hard to give a definite answer without more information. Contact a product's liability attorney to review your case. Most attorneys offer free consultations.

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  6. Have a defective drug lawyer in your state investigate.


  7. I agree with my colleagues. Get copies of youe medical records and bring them to an experienced personal injury attorney in your area who handles these types of cases. Good luck.

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