Pediatric Celexa, Lexapro Class Action Settlement

A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging Celexa and Lexapro were improperly marketed and sold to minors under the age of 18. If you purchased or paid for Celexa or Lexapro for use by minors prior to Dec.... Read More »

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Fibroid Removal: Knowing the Cancer Risks

Morcellation, a popular fibroid removal surgical method, has recently come under fire for allegedly spreading cancer, and many women are seeking alternative forms of treatment for fibroids. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that develop in the smooth layer of a woman’s uterus.... Read More »

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What is Stomach Stapling?

Morbid obesity is a rampant health concern for United States health officials, with the number increasing almost daily. Patients across the country look for different ways to achieve weight loss from dieting to plastic surgery. But in lieu of this search some... Read More »

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Dilantin Stevens Johnson Syndrome Side Effect Connection Examined

Dilantin (phenytopin) is a well-known anti-seizure medication that is prescribed to patients with various forms of epilepsy, especially tonic-clonic or grand mal seizures and complex partial seizures. Dilantin was initially approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1939, and has... Read More »

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Lipitor Lawsuit Alleges Drug Caused Diabetes

A woman alleges that drug maker Pfizer's popular cholesterol drug, Lipitor, caused her to develop type-2 diabetes. The Lipitor diabetes lawsuit was filed jointly by plaintiff Peggy Sanders and her husband. The lawsuit alleges that Sanders developed type-2 diabetes by taking Lipitor, that Pfizer... Read More »

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Thousands of Stryker Metal Hip Lawsuits Piling Up

Stryker hip lawsuits are continuing to mount over allegations that these metal-on-metal hip implants fail more often than other types of hip implant. Stryker manufactured a model of metal-on-metal hip implants. These hip implants are different from older hip implants in that... Read More »

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Tylenol Liver Damage Concerns Damage Brand Loyalty

For decades, Tylenol has enjoyed a near-universal reputation for safety. However, a recent analysis has indicated that recent negative attention over the risk of Tylenol liver damage has begun to change public opinion of the drug. The active ingredient in Tylenol is... Read More »

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Januvia Lawsuit Alleges Drug Gave 24-Year-Old Cancer

A Colorado woman filed a Januvia lawsuit against Merck & Co. and other drug makers, alleging that the drug caused her to develop thyroid cancer when she was only 24-years old. Plaintiff Delois Degraffe took Januvia, Janumet, Victoza, and Byetta to help control... Read More »

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FDA Statement: Benicar May Cause Celiac Disease Symptoms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a Drug Safety Communication warning patients about a possible side effect of the blood pressure drug Benicar. According to the FDA's Drug Safety Communication, the blood pressure medication Benicar could cause symptoms that... Read More »

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Viagra Use Without a Prescription Becoming a Big Concern

Hailed as a miracle drug for men, Viagra has been under intense scrutiny after some studies showed an apparent link between Viagra and an increased risk of developing melanoma skin cancer. Though the studies are not conclusive, it is a potential side effect... Read More »

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Cipro May Cause Liver Damage

Quinolones, such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin), have been famously prescribed for a number of bacterial infections, but have also been accused of causing liver damage, Stevens Johnson Syndrome, and other injuries in patients. Cipro is typically tolerated well by patients, but there are... Read More »

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Risperdal Weight Gain May Hide Gynecomastia

It turns out that one Risperdal side effect may help hide another, complicating the legal scrutiny drug makers are already dealing with over the drug. Risperdal has been linked to an increased risk of gynecomastia, the growth of female-like breasts in males.... Read More »

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