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Tylenol recall – Lot # ABA619

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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Johnson & Johnson issued another recall notice today for Tylenol.  This recall is due to reports of a musty and moldy odor. Total of 60k bottles of Tylenol Extra Strength pain relief medicine are recalled. Over the past two years, more than 100 million Johnson & Johnson products have been recalled making it tougher to find […]

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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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Propoxyphene worst drug in history

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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An estimated 10 million patients have used the pain reliever propoxyphene and were sent scrambling to doctors’ offices when it was recently pulled from the market. Many physicians are still dealing with the aftermath of the product, first approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1957. “Propoxyphene is the worst drug in […]

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Zoloft linked to birth defects

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Zoloft, a medication prescribed to treat patients with depression and certain anxiety disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, has been linked to the development of birth defects when taken by pregnant women. Zoloft is manufactured by Pfizer, Inc. Some major birth defects linked to the use of Zoloft during pregnancy include: – Atrial septal defect [ASD] […]

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Accutane Lawsuit

Sunday, December 5, 2010

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Over 16 million people worldwide have used Accutane since it was first introduced nearly 30 years ago. Accutane is a treatment for severe acne. An Accutane recall was issued by Roche in June 2009. One of their reasons for the recall was the cost of defending Accutane injury lawsuits. On June 26, 2009 Accutane (Isotretinoin) was […]

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Voluntary Recall of ALL LOTS of Viapro 375 mg Capsules

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

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EG Labs Announces Urgent Nationwide Voluntary Recall of ALL LOTS of Viapro 375 mg Capsules, due to a Potentially Harmful Ingredient Contact: EG Labs, LLC. email: eglabs@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — New York, NY July 23, 2008 – EG Labs, LLC, announced today that it is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of all lots of […]

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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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Heparin Recall and Deaths

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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The FDA was in the hot seat on Capitol Hill after a tainted drug was implicated in multiple deaths. A recent study found that more than 80 percent of active ingredients in U.S. drugs come from abroad, but only 11 percent of foreign suppliers are investigated by the FDA.

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