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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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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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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Near-Death Experience Leads to Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuit

Xarelto has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. A recent Xarelto lawsuit alleges that the plaintiff almost died from uncontrollable hemorrhaging after taking Xarelto. However, the makers of Xarelto, Bayer and Johnson & Johnson, maintain that their product is... Read More »

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$3B Award in Actos Bladder Cancer Case Upheld

A Louisiana federal judge last month upheld an Actos bladder cancer verdict that resulted in $3 billion in punitive damages assessed to pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly & Co. This landmark Actos personal injury lawsuit demonstrated that both companies involved in co-promotion can be held... Read More »

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Arthritis Drug Arthrotec Linked to Stevens Johnson Syndrome

The arthritis medication Arthotec has been linked to a life-threatening drug reaction called Stevens Johnson Syndrome, putting drug maker Pfizer in the hot seat for failure to warn. Stevens Johnson Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder. More specifically, it’s a hypersensitivity disorder. With... Read More »

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Morcellator Maker Threatens Legal Action Against Critic

The practice of powered morcellation, a type of surgical procedure, has come under increasing scrutiny from the press, medical community, and government regulators. Within this climate of concern, the maker of one powered morcellator has made legal threats towards a vocal critic... Read More »

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Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Joins Larger Legal Action

A Kentucky woman filed a Lipitor lawsuit and joined the mass legal action against Pfizer, alleging that the heart disease drug can cause type-2 diabetes, particularly in older women. Plaintiff Jeannine Roy explained in her Lipitor lawsuit that she began taking the drug in... Read More »

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AndroGel Stroke Lawsuit Filed by Tenn. Man

A Tennessee consumer has filed a testosterone product lawsuit against AndroGel manufacturer AbbVie Inc. after he allegedly suffered a stroke after using the testosterone gel. Plaintiff Larry Burk, 67, was prescribed AndroGel by his physician to manage a low testosterone (Low-t) condition. Burk used... Read More »

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Children’s Tylenol Lawsuit Filed over Acute Liver Failure

A Texas father is taking on the pharmaceutical giants McNeil-PPC Inc. and Johnson & Johnson over their popular over-the-counter Children’s Tylenol product, which he claims caused his minor daughter to suffer acute liver failure. Michael Brewster alleges in the Children’s Tylenol lawsuit... Read More »

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