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Zofran Lawsuit

Wednesday, March 4, 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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FDA reevaluating vaginal mesh implants

Wednesday, August 1, 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

Monday, February 13, 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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Serious Complications Associated with Vaginal Mesh devices

Monday, December 12, 2011

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Over the past few years, FDA has received many reports from numerous surgical mesh manufacturers of complications that were associated with surgical mesh devices used to repair POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse) and SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence). These mesh devices are usually placed transvaginally utilizing tools for minimally invasive placement. The most frequent complications included erosion through vaginal […]

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Craniosynostosis part of lawsuit against Zoloft maker

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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Craniosynostosis, a condition that leads to abnormally shaped heads in babies, has been linked to use of the drug Zoloft while the babies’ mothers were pregnant. Studies show that women who took Zoloft during pregnancy were more likely to give birth to infants with certain birth defects, including defects involving the heart, head, and lungs. […]

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DePuy Lawsuits

Saturday, April 9, 2011

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Are you a victims of the ASR Hip Resurfacing System recall by DePuy? The worldwide recall of the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System made and sold by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics has led to the filing of hundreds of lawsuits against the medical device manufacturer, and as more […]

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Propecia Lawsuits

Friday, April 8, 2011

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A lawsuit have been filed against Merck & Co. alleging serious Propecia side effects including Propecia sexual dysfunction in men.  Among allegations are that Propecia can cause anxiety attacks and insomnia. Plaintiffs allege that Propecia long term side effects, such as the emotional symptoms, remain years after patients have stopped taking the medication. Some Propecia […]

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New study confirms Avandia heart injury

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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A new analysis confirms that those who take the diabetes drug Avandia are more likely to develop heart problems and die than those who take a similar type of diabetes medication. Avandia helps control blood sugar levels in the body, and is prescribed for patients with type 2 diabetes. Studies in recent years have differed […]

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Topamax causes oral birth defects in babies

Friday, March 4, 2011

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Topamax epilepsy drug also used to help prevent migraines can increase the risk for oral birth defects in babies born to women taking the medication. According to FDA, new data shows expecting mothers taking the Topamax drug, sold generically and as brand name Johnson & Johnson’s Topamax, are about 20 times more likely to have […]

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Avandia lawsuit

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

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Louisiana has filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline for fraud involving the diabetes drug Avandia, alleging that the drug maker hid information about potential side effects of Avandia. The Avandia suit was filed last week by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, claiming that GlaxoSmithKline collected more than $36 million in Medicaid reimbursements from the state as […]

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