Hissey Kientz Concerned That Patients Have Not Been Provided With Crucial Information About Digitek Recall Despite the Dangers of Digoxin Toxicity

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Hissey Kientz, LLP is concerned that despite a recent recall notice for the heart drug Digitek, the drug’s manufacturer has failed to provide any additional information on how long the heart medication was being improperly manufactured. According to a press release issued by the manufacturer, some Digitek tablets may have been manufactured at double their normal strength, meaning that patients could receive a double dose of the drug, leading to an overdose. A Digitek overdose could lead to severe side effects, including heart attack, stroke or death.

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