Zithromax Study Explores Possible Negative Side Effects

A recent Zithromax study explores the connection between the popular antibiotic Zithromax (called Z-Pak or ZMax) and possible side effects such as a heart attack or other cardiac event, and the number of Zithromax lawsuits filed across the country are rapidly growing.... Read More »

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Enbrel Shipping Temperature

Two drug providers, an Amgen Inc. subsidiary called Caremark and CVS Health unit, were accused of failing to provide proper procedures to keep Enbrel, a drug used to treat arthritis, at the correct temperature during shipping. Lead plaintiff Edward Bertram filed the… Read More »

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Eli Lilly Fights Consolidation of Cymbalta Withdrawal Lawsuits

Eli Lilly & Co. is fighting back against a growing number of lawsuits accusing the drug maker of misleading consumers about the severity of Cymbalta withdrawal symptoms. The pharmaceutical giant is attempting to stop a motion by plaintiffs to centralize 28 Cymbalta lawsuits in... Read More »

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Pseudotumor Cerebri May Be Caused By Birth Control Pills

Pseudotumor cerebri, also called intracranial hypertension, is a serious medical condition that can be caused by birth control pills. Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the skull. This creates raised intracranial pressure, which in turn... Read More »

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Viagra Melanoma Researchers Say More Research Is Needed

Researchers published an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association supplement Internal Medicine in June, suggesting that Viagra can increase a person's risk of developing melanoma, though researchers are reluctant to make more concrete assertions. According to the Viagra melanoma paper, researchers found... Read More »

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Xolair May Increase Risk for Adverse Heart and Brain Events

Xolair (omalizumab) is a drug for treating asthma that is brought on by allergies. Approved in 2003, it is an injectable medication for patients aged 12 and older whose asthma symptoms are not responding to inhalable asthma drugs. For patients, it has... Read More »

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Xarelto Side Effects Lawsuit Focuses on Hemorrhaging

An Illinois resident filed a Xarelto lawsuit against the drug maker Janssen Pharmaceuticals, alleging that the blood thinner caused severe internal bleeding and other serious side effects. Many Xarelto (rivaroxaban) users claim that the drug was intended to prevent blood clots after... Read More »

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The FDA’s Benicar Sprue-Like Enteropathy Revelation

In the summer of 2013, the FDA mandated changes to the labeling of the drug Benicar, based on the revelation that it  could cause sprue-like enteropathy. Sprue-like enteropathy describes a constellation of symptoms seen in patients with celiac disease, IBS, and related... Read More »

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Janssen Hit with New Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit

A new Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuit has been filed by a Michigan man against Risperdal manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceutical (a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary), claiming the company "put their desire for profits ahead of the public health." As a result, the plaintiff and countless... Read More »

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Congenital Heart Defects Alleged in Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit

A California woman is suing Pfizer for fraud, product liability, failure to warn and negligence alleging that the popular antidepressant Zoloft caused congenital birth defects in her son. After taking Zoloft throughout her pregnancy with her doctor’s OK, plaintiff Kelly Hardy gave birth... Read More »

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AndroGel Lawsuit Alleges Wrongful Death

The makers of AndroGel, Axiron, and Fortessa are facing another lawsuit alleging that their testosterone drugs are dangerous. Plaintiff Kelly Marshall, the administratrix for deceased Roy Marshall, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against AbbVie Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Eli Lily, and related... Read More »

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