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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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Infants’ Mylicon Gas Relief Dye Free Drops Recalled

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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Johnson and Johnson–Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Company Announces Urgent Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Infants’ Mylicon Gas Relief Dye Free Drops (Simethicone-Antigas) Non-Staining Due To Possible Metal Fragments Johnson & Johnson • Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Company (JJMCP) is voluntarily recalling approximately 12,000 units of Infants’ MYLICON® GAS RELIEF DYE FREE drops (simethicone-antigas) non-staining sold in 1 oz. […]

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Merck’s Vioxx $4.85 billion payouts to begin in August

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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Merck & Company will begin funding cto resolve state and federal claims over its painkiller Vioxx.  The first payment of $500 million is scheduled for August 6; additional payments will follow.  Merck said it met its threshold to make these payouts and waived its right to walk away from last November’s agreement to settle roughly […]

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Merck recalls Vioxx

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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Arthritis drug Vioxx (Rofecoxib) has been voluntarily recalled by Merck & Co Inc. worldwide. The move to pull the COX-2 inhibitor off the market on September 30, 2004 shocked the arthritis world and rocked the stock value of Merck. The Reason The decision to recall Vioxx followed a three year trial, known as APPROVe (Adenomatous […]

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Arthritis Drug Vioxx Recalled

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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Arthritis drug Vioxx (Rofecoxib) was recalled by Merck & Co., Inc. The Vioxx recall was voluntarily started by Merck to discontinue the COX-2 inhibitor in September, 2004. Person’s affected by the Vioxx side effects are urged to seek medical and legal help. The Vioxx Recall was prompted after a three year trial known as Adenomatous […]

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FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Vioxx

Thursday, July 3, 2008

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The Food and Drug Administration has issued a public health advisory to inform people of the voluntary withdrawal from the market of Vioxx (rofecoxib) by its maker, Merck & Co. Inc., on Sept. 30, 2004. The agency advisory says people who used the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) should consult with a physician about alternative medications. […]

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