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Tepezza® (or teprotumumab) is a thyroid eye disease (TED) medication administered in multiple rounds of intravenous (IV) infusions. Unfortunately, the risk of hearing loss and related problems like tinnitus (ringing in the ears) may be much higher than past trials have indicated.
If you or a loved one were given Tepezza and suffered from hearing issues afterward, Simmons Hanly Conroy may be able to pursue compensation on your behalf from a Tepezza lawsuit.
Contact us today to see if you have a case we can help with for free.
Tepezza (teprotumumab) is a medication for thyroid eye disease (TED). TED is a relatively rare autoimmune disorder that affects the tissue around the eye, causing inflammation and affecting vision.
About 50% of people with Graves’ disease will develop TED, which is why it’s also known as Graves’ eye disease.
Symptoms of TED include:
To help alleviate these symptoms, Tepezza is administered to TED patients once every three weeks for a total of eight intravenous (IV) infusions.
Unfortunately, the risk of hearing problems associated with Tepezza may be much greater than previously believed, according to new studies.
In January 2020, Tepezza was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and remains the only drug approved for TED.
Two clinical trials were performed to ensure the drug’s safety before it received FDA approval. In both trials, only 10% of patients reported hearing-related side effects. This risk may actually be far greater, however.
New studies have found that as high as 65% of those treated with Tepezza experienced hearing loss or damage afterward.
Thousands across the country could be at risk of suffering hearing damage as a result of receiving Tepezza infusions.
Hearing side effects caused by Tepezza may include:
Did you experience any of these Tepezza side effects after treatment? Contact Simmons Hanly Conroy now. You may be eligible to file a Tepezza lawsuit and pursue compensation.
Generally speaking, you may be eligible to file a Tepezza lawsuit if you or your loved one:
Find out if you have a qualifying case now by contacting our team. It costs nothing to speak with us.
At Simmons Hanly Conroy, we know what you’re going through now may be extremely difficult, even before you factor in the legal deadlines and paperwork associated with filing a claim — so let us take care of the legal work for you.
If you have a case, our team can handle every step of the legal process for you, so you can focus on your health and recovery.
This process may involve your Tepezza lawyers and legal team:
Our experienced lawyers work on a contingency basis, which means there are no out-of-pocket or hourly costs to work with us. We only get paid if your case results in compensation, so there’s no financial risk to taking legal action.
At Simmons Hanly Conroy, we’re proud to help clients across the country stand up to the companies that harmed them and get compensation for the injuries they suffered.
Why choose Simmons Hanly Conroy for your Tepezza claim?
Ready to get started? Contact our team now. We can let you know if you have a case for free and provide more information about your next steps.
Horizon Therapeutics plc is the manufacturer of Tepezza.
You only have a limited amount of time, known as statutes of limitations, to file a Tepezza lawsuit for hearing damage. This time frame varies from state to state.
Once the statute of limitations passes, however, you will not be able to file a Tepezza lawsuit or pursue compensation for your injuries.
This makes it absolutely critical to contact our team as soon as possible if you or a loved one received Tepezza treatments and suffered hearing-related side effects.