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SJS Symptoms

At Nadrich & Cohen, LLP, our nationwide drug lawyers have experience representing clients who have been seriously injured by dangerous drugs and medicines. Our firm is investigating Stevens Johnson Syndrome injury claims throughout the nation. Our Stevens-Johnson Syndrome attorneys understand the rare disorder and will work diligently to recover for you the monetary compensation that you deserve for your injuries. We have the financial resources to take on any drug manufacturer. We have recovered over $250,000,000 on behalf of our personal injury clients. If your child has suffered from Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), please contact Nadrich & Cohen, LLP for a free consultation.

One of the main symptoms of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a skin rash that resembles severe burns. In many cases, the rash may first appear on the face and spread all over the body in irregular splotches, typically resulting in painful blisters. The skin is very sensitive and may come off with a slight touch. Listed below are some of the other symptoms that have been associated with Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN):

  • Blisters on the cornea (clear part of the eyeball)
  • Bodily aches
  • Chills
  • Conjunctivitis-Commonly referred to as Pink Eye, symptoms include burning, itching, and burning of the eye.
  • Coughing
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Hair loss
  • Headache
  • Iritis- Inflammation of the iris (colored part of the eyeball)
  • Joint pain
  • Purple or red lesions
  • Respiratory infections and problems breathing
  • Respiratory failure
  • Skin loss, in some patients up to 30%
  • Swelling and blistering of the mouth, nose, eyes
  • Vision problems
  • Vomiting

People affected with SJS may suffer from flu-like symptoms for up to two weeks, before more serious symptoms are apparent. If your child has taken Children’s Motrin or other medications that have been linked to these serious medical conditions and has experienced any of the above mentioned symptoms, please seek medical attention immediately. In certain cases children may require hospitalization to treat their critical SJS symptoms.

If you or your child has suffered Stevens Johnson Syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis from taking Children’s Motrin, Dilantin or Lamictal, please contact an SJS lawyer at Nadrich & Cohen, LLP immediately. We are representing Stevens Johnson Syndrome victims nationwide.

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