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A medicine called prednisone caused me to get sick.
I need info. On what to do! The steps on how to go about handling this situation!
It caused me to become a diabetic and caused me to get Avascular Necrosis.
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Willie: I am a lawyer and can't advise you on how to deal with the medical issues of course.  I presume you are thinking the doctor who prescribed the prednisone should not have done so and that he/she is responsible for the complications you have had.  But I can't possible answer your question unless you provide the following informationl:

1.  What was the underlying medical problem you had that the doctor attempted to treat with the drug?

2.  What other health problems did you have at the time or before that might have made prednisone a bad choice for you?

3.  What was the dosage of prednisone and for how long did you take it?

4.  When taking the prednisore, how ofter did you see the prescribing doctor??

5.  Were there any other factors in your health history suggesting that diabetes or avasuclar necrosis was a risk for  you???

Give me this info and I will try to give a better answer.

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Glenn A. Dorfman


Thirty-four years experience in personal injury, medical malpractice and medical product liability law. Qualified to answer all questions regarding injuries and the law, except for worker`s compensation. Also wide experience in medical product defect cases ie current litigation regarding the Johnson&Johnson (DePuy)defective hip implant cases and Mirena IUD issues


Thirty-four years experience handling cases involving auto accidents, trips and fall, fires, dog bite,medical malpractice and defective medical product cases with particular emphasis in 2012 and beyond with the DePuy ASR (Johnson&Johnson) defective hip implant cases. Twenty-five years of experience with defective IUD issues as well

Jurisdoctor Degree 1976 and Member in good standing with CA State Bar Assoc. since 1976

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