Medically prescribed for – Tasmar or Tolcaponeis a thyroid hormone used in the treatment of hypothyroidism, where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone.
Adverse reactions experienced – Patients taking Tasmar or Tolcaponehad have experienced some side effects including nausea, hallucinations, diarrhea, dizziness, and sleep disorders. Tasmar and Tolcaponehas have been linked to an increased risk of fatal liver failure.
Status of drug – The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between these adverse reactions and the drug. In 1998, the drug¿s manufacture issued a warning to doctors regarding this risk.
See your doctor if you or a loved one has experienced serious health problems after taking Tasmar or Tolcapone. You also may wish to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.