Granuflo/Naturalyte is a substance used during dialysis to help cut down on the acid build up in the blood stream. It is manufactured by Fresenius and used in clinics all over the country including Fresenius and Davita clinics.
According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Fresenius, Granuflo and Naturalyte can contribute to elevated bicarbonate levels in patients, leading to hemodialysis metabolic alkalosis, a significant risk factor in a variety of heart and health problems. If not properly administered, this medication can cause heart attack during the treatment or within 24-48 hours afterward.
Side effects include the following:
- Heart ventricle outflow defect
- Heart attack
- Cardiac Arrest
If you or a loved one have suffered these or any other side effect from the use of Granuflo/Naturalyte, contact the attorneys at the Singleton Law Firm today for your free case evaluation. We will earn your trust!