My brother was prescribed omeprazole in 2012 and finished taking the drug in 2017 after suffering abdominal discomfort. He has since been diagnosed with kidney disease. There is a more detailed series of medical issues leading to this outcome that can best be explained in person.
Sorry, but his time (most likely) to sue has passed. He should speak with an attorney. Good luck.
Depending on the exact dates, the statute of limitations may have expired. This drug is meant to be taken for 14 days. There is medical literature saying that it does not hurt the kidneys, and other literature saying it does.
Advice given on Avvo is general in nature, and does not constitute an attorney/client relations. Mark R. Bower is a malpractice attorney with 50+ years' experience, a former Court TV Commentator, and is the past Co-Chair of the Medical Negligence Info. Exchange Group of the American Association for Justice, and Board-Certified in Medical Professional Liability by the Amer. Bd. of Prof. Liability Attorneys.
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