Graduate Student Shares her Lamictal SJS Experience

In a recent case of Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), a Georgia graduate student suffered this harrowing ordeal and now must undergo therapy once a week to correct the damage left by the allergic skin reaciton. While Khalilah S. survived the ordeal, not... Read More »

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Stevens Johnson Syndrome Is Linked to Antibiotic Levaquin

Levaquin (levofloxacin), a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat severe bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, skin infections and respiratory tract infections, is associated with several serious, if not life-threatening, adverse events including Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) & Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome. What... Read More »

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Common Painkillers May Aggravate Eliquis Side Effects

Eliquis, one of the new generation of anticoagulant medications, is controversial over increasing the risk of internal bleeding. One report shows that risk is aggravated by taking common over-the-counter pain medications. The report was published online in JAMA Internal Medicine in April... Read More »

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Zithromax Linked to Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Product liability attorneys are currently looking for potential plaintiffs who have suffered from Zithromax side effects. Pharmaceutical manufacturers are required by law to disclose all risks associated with taking their products. Zithromax’s pharmaceutical manufacturer, Pfizer, has faced several legal issues in recent years... Read More »

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Medical Experts Concerned Over Actos Heart Failure

Across America, millions of patients suffer from severe type-2 diabetes symptoms and rely on aggressive medications like Actos to balance their insulin. Unfortunately, Actos has been linked to a number of severe side effects, including congestive heart failure (CHF). What is Congestive... Read More »

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Xarelto Litigation Joined by Illinois Couple

An Illinois couple has added their claim to the multidistrict litigation against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and related companies over the prescription drug Xarelto, which has been linked to fatal internal bleeding events. Plaintiff John F. began taking Xarelto in April 2013. In early... Read More »

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Lipitor MDL Adds New Lawsuit Alleging Statin Diabetes

Plaintiff Peggy C. of Connecticut has added a claim against Pfizer Inc. to the multidistrict litigation now pending in a South Carolina federal court, where more than 2,000 Lipitor lawsuits have been consolidated over allegations the statin drug causes type-2 diabetes. Peggy’s... Read More »

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Depakote Birth Defects Study Finds Increased Risk of Spina Bifida

Depakote has been a popular epilepsy treatment since hitting the market in 1983. Millions have taken the prescription drug to manage seizures. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took action to caution doctors about prescribing the drug to pregnant women. In... Read More »

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Lawsuit Claims Pfizer is Responsible for Viagra Melanoma

A Louisiana couple has filed a Viagra melanoma lawsuit, claiming that the popular erectile dysfunction medication placed the plaintiff at a high risk for developing the deadliest form of skin cancer. Plaintiffs Charles and Cindy C. allege that Charles' use of the medication led... Read More »

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Pseudotumor Cerebri May Be a Birth Control Side Effect

Birth control medications along with IUDs may place women at a greater risk for developing pseudotumor cerebri (PTC), according to recent studies. Pseudotumor cerebri is a serious condition with symptoms that mimic brain tumor symptoms. PTC is caused by the build up... Read More »

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Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Pradaxa Bleeding Antidote

Boehringer Ingelheim recently announced that they have developed a reversal agent for Pradaxa bleeding and are seeking approval to bring the new agent to market. If this reversal agent is approved, it could resolve the internal bleeding events attached to new-generation anticoagulants Pradaxa,... Read More »

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