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Zofran Lawsuit

4. March 2015

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Zofran Lawsuit Update Several medical studies have highlighted the risk of Zofran side effects, including cleft palate, cleft lip and congenital heart problems Cleft Lip Cleft Palate Heart Defects, including Atrial Septal Defect and Ventricular Septal Defect Hole In The Heart Congenital heart defect Atrial septal defect Ventricular septal defect Tetralogy of Fallot Fetal death In […]

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Zofran Birth Defect Warning

21. February 2015

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Attention Women. Zofran has been linked to serious birth defects. FDA Warns Against Zofran Use in Pregnancy The FDA has issued an updated warning against Ondansetran, better known by its brand name, Zofran, use in pregnancy discussed in OBGYN News. Zofran is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist approved by the FDA for preventing nausea and vomiting […]

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Avodart prostate cancer lawsuit

8. April 2014

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The FDA has issued a warning of an increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer with Avodart (generic:dutasteride), currently approved to treat benign adenofibromyomatous hyperplasia or BPH. This risk appears to be low, but healthcare professionals should be aware of this safety information, and weigh the known benefits against the potential risks when deciding to start […]

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Lipitor Lawsuit

8. August 2013

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In 2012, analysis of clinical trial results prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to change the labels of the cholesterol-reducing drug Lipitor to state that it increases a user’s risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Patients who have taken Lipitor and developed type-2 diabetes have filed lawsuits against Pfizer, Lipitor’s manufacturer, for injuries caused by […]

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Mirena IUD Lawsuits

10. July 2013

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Mirena ectopic pregnancies are among several serious side effects that users of Mirena IUD may experience. According to a number of Mirena IUD lawsuits filed in courts throughout the country, other potential complications include uterine perforation/uterine rupture and spontaneous migration of the Mirena device. Numerous lawsuits are currently pending. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, the maker of […]

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FDA Warning on Mirena IUD

28. June 2013

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FDA Warns of Dangerous Side Effects Mirena FDA warning was issued to the drug’s manufacturer, Bayer HeathCare Pharmaceuticals. The Mirena FDA warning documented the health complications associated with Mirena. The Mirena FDA warning also addressed the overstatement of efficacy, unsubstantiated claims, and misleading statements used in Mirena advertising. The Mirena FDA warning also requested that […]

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GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Dialysis Heart Attack Lawsuits

29. August 2012

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GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Dialysis linked to Heart Attack The FDA issued the recall after learning of the severe cardiac risks associated with GranuFlo & NaturaLyte. GranuFlo & NaturaLyte have been recalled by the FDA. On March 29, 2012, the FDA issued a Class I Recall, which is the most severe sanction the FDA can impose. […]

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FDA reevaluating vaginal mesh implants

1. August 2012

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The FDA says there is little evidence that the implants, used to strengthen vaginal tissue, improve pelvic organ prolapse and warns that patients are exposed to a number of serious risks. The agency releases an updated advisory after a rise in reported complications, and is calling for a reassessment. Following a spike in reported complications, […]

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Pradaxa Lawsuit

13. February 2012

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Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) is a new blood thinning drug manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. Pradaxa is in a class of drugs called Direct Thrombin Inhibitors, otherwise known as anticoagulants or blood thinners.  Pradaxa was approved by the FDA in October of 2010 as a blood thinner that was superior to Warfarin because it allegedly […]

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Bladder Cancer in Actos users

9. January 2012

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Diabetes drug Actos has been linked to high risk of bladder cancer and other injuries. Recent medical studies confirm that Actos can cause bladder cancer and other injuries. Actos (pioglitazone) is a Type 2 diabetes drug often prescribed as an alternative to Avandia. At one time it was believed that Actos was safer. Actos lawsuits against Takeda […]

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