Understanding Zithromax Side Effects, Complications

Through the decades, patients have been concerned about the side effects induced by medications. Popular medications like Zithromax have been at the center of this controversy especially with the number of injuries allegedly reported. Pfizer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies... Read More »

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Risperdal Bellwether Trials Rescheduled

Three bellwether trials in the lawsuits against Risperdal manufacturers Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals have been rescheduled. The first bellwether Risperdal male breast growth case, originally scheduled for trial on Sept. 29, has been reset to Nov. 3. The second case... Read More »

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African Fluoroquinolone Study Finds Liver Damage Risk

The University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria produced a research article addressing current concerns with fluoroquinolone antibiotic liver failure. Fluoroquinolones, or quinolones, are a family of synthetic antibiotics. While all earlier antibiotics were either produced by bacteria or fungi or derived from such... Read More »

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Mirena Statute of Limitations Court Ruling Favors Plaintiffs

Mirena is an intrauterine device (IUD), which is widely recognized as one of the most reliable forms of birth control. Bayer introduced Mirena in 2000, aggressively promoting the IUD as a hassle-free form of birth control. However, a growing number of women... Read More »

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FDA Study: Xolair May Increase Risk of Heart Side Effects

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a series of statements about the risk of life-threatening Xolair side effects possibly linked to the asthma drug. Xolair is a breathing medication designed to help quell severe, hard-to-treat asthma, approved for people... Read More »

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Cymbalta Withdrawal Syndrome Downplayed by Eli Lilly, Lawsuit Says

A new Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuit has been filed by a Texas couple alleging the wife experienced severe and unwanted side effects after attempting to stop taking the Eli Lilly designed and manufactured antidepressant. Plaintiffs Patti and Charles Pokorny allege in the Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuit, filed October 17,... Read More »

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Lawsuits Allege Effexor Causes Birth Defects

Effexor, also known as venlafaxine, is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI) antidepressant drug that is used to treat major depressive disorder, anxiety, and panic disorder. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Effexor for these uses in 1993. However, allegations... Read More »

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Axiron Lawsuit Alleges Testosterone Product Dangers

A testosterone product lawsuit filed by an Alabama man alleges the low-T drug Axiron caused blood clot-related heart problems. Plaintiff Randy Wood alleges he suffered a stroke in 2012 after taking Axiron. According to his testosterone product lawsuit, Wood will face an... Read More »

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Quinolones Antibiotics Increase Peripheral Neuropathy Risk

The most widely prescribed antibiotics in the world are members of the quinolone family. Cipro (ciprofloxin), Levaquin (levofloxacin) and Avelox (moxifloxacin) are the most common, used to treat respiratory ailments and urinary tract infections (UTIs). They are also the most known for... Read More »

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Extra Strength Tylenol Lawsuit Alleges Acute Liver Failure

  Johnson & Johnson has been hit with another Tylenol lawsuit alleging the popular over-the-counter medicine caused acute liver failure. Rhode Island plaintiff Beth M. Tedeschi alleges in the Tylenol lawsuit that she began using Extra Strength Tylenol sometime in May 2011 and continued... Read More »

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Lipitor Diabetes Mass Tort Progressing

Lawyers involved in the multidistrict litigation against pharmaceutical giant Pfizer — which is the defendant in nearly 2,000 Lipitor lawsuits in which women claim the popular statin drug designed to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke purportedly... Read More »

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