Peripheral Neuropathy May Be a Common Levaquin Side Effect

The popular antibiotic Levaquin, which has been prescribed to treat severe bacterial infection since 1996, has been subject to increasing concerns about its side effects. Levaquin (Levofloxacin) is a quinolone antibiotic commonly used to treat conditions including pneumonia, skin infections, and sexually... Read More »

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FDA Warns Epileptic Patients of Onfi SJS Risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about the possibility of developing Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) as a serious side effect of Onfi, a popular anti-seizure medication. Used to treat the childhood-onset epilepsy known as Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), Onfi... Read More »

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Zithromax Use During Pregnancy Linked To Cerebral Palsy Risk

According to the results of new medical research study, women who take Zithromax, Z-Pak, and Zmax antibiotic drugs during pregnancy may have an increased risk of giving birth to babies with cerebral palsy birth defects. In the study, published in the medical... Read More »

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Lipitor Diabetes MDL Case Management Conference Scheduled

The federal court overseeing thousands of Lipitor lawsuits has scheduled the multidistrict litigation’s next Case Management Conference for Thursday, April 23. The calendar for the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina indicates that the Conference will address issues pertaining to product... Read More »

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Pradaxa Bleeding Risk Data Withheld, Investigation Finds

Drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals withheld critical evidence of Pradaxa bleeding events from the FDA, according to a new investigative report conducted by the British Medical Journal. Without access to the undisclosed drug risk information, the FDA approved the use of Pradaxa in 2010... Read More »

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Cipro Linked to Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Cipro has recently been linked to an increased risk of developing Stevens Johnson Syndrome. Personal injury attorneys are looking for potential plaintiffs to bring lawsuits against the pharmaceutical manufacturers for developing, manufacturing, and marketing an unreasonably dangerous medication. Cipro, generically known as... Read More »

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Studies Indicate High Chances of Birth Defects with Zofran

Every year in America, millions of women become pregnant and experience the excitement and adjustment of impending motherhood. One of the most common adjustments pregnant women contend with is morning sickness, causing many request Zofran from their physicians. Zofran (Ondanestron) is a popular... Read More »

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Pros and Cons of Eliquis and Other New Anticoagulants

Eliquis is the most recent addition to the new generation of anticoagulants, which gives another treatment option to the millions of American patients in need of blood thinners. However, Eliquis and other new generation anticoagulants reportedly come with some serious risks. In... Read More »

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Neurontin Restless Legs Treatment Linked to Birth Defects

Approximately one third of pregnant women experience restless leg syndrome — often described as a burning sensation in the legs. Others describe restless leg syndrome as a creepy crawling kind of feeling. These feelings make the individual experience an uncontrollable urge to... Read More »

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Zofran May Not Be Safe For Pregnant Women, Doctor Warns

A recent article argues that physicians should avoid prescribing the anti-nausea drug ondansetron, also known by its trade name Zofran, to women suffering from nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, or NVP. The article appeared in the December 2014 issue of American Journal... Read More »

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Stevens Johnson Syndrome May Be Side Effect of Dilantin

Dilantin, also known as phenytoin, may be linked to a serious and often fatal disease known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS). Dilantin is an anti-convulsant or seizure medication that is typically used to prevent grand mal seizures (characterized by a sudden loss of... Read More »

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FDA Reports Zmax Label Fails to Warn About Zithromax SJS

The popular antibiotic medication Zithromax is under investigation due to its possible link to several dangerous side effects including the dermatological condition referred to as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS). Zithromax (generic azithromycin) is most commonly known as Z-Pak or Zmax and is widely... Read More »

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