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Postal workers sue Bayer over claims that Cipro drug causes nerve damage

Sunday, November 23, 2003
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
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Tags: Bayer, Cipro, postal workers

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That's what you get when you listen to a drug company: toxic drug side effects like permanent nerve damage. Now, postal workers -- who took the drug Cipro as protection against anthrax spores -- are suing Bayer, alleging they weren't warned about the danger.

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The lawsuit filed in Superior Court on Friday alleges that Bayer Corp. failed to disclose data that Cipro could damage nerves and tendons. The lawsuit, which seeks class-action status, also accuses three New Jersey hospitals of failing to provide warnings, perform exams or offer alternative medications. Thousands of people who may have been exposed to anthrax spores were encouraged to take Cipro or doxycycline, another antibiotic. Representatives from Bayer Corp., the Pittsburgh-based U.S. subsidiary of German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG, and the New Jersey hospitals said they were unaware of the lawsuit and had no immediate comment on it. Last month, after a Philadelphia law firm announced plans for a similar lawsuit, a Bayer spokeswoman said Cipro's label warns of side effects.

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