Zithromax Patients Bear Risk of Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Many patients take Zithromax for bacterial infections without experiencing adverse side effects. However, in rare cases, the popular antibiotic can lead to a serious condition known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome. Stevens Johnson Syndrome, or SJS, is a painful, debilitating, and potentially deadly... Read More »

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Ohio Woman Sues Daiichi Sankyo For Benicar Intestine Damage

Ohio plaintiff Vicki C. is suing Japanese pharmaceutical giant, Daiichi Sankyo, for the injuries she allegedly suffered from using Benicar. Vicki claims that in direct result of using Benicar, she suffered severe intestinal damage, sprue-like enteropathy, and other long-lasting consequences. Vicki was... Read More »

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Neurontin for Anxiety During Pregnancy May Risk Birth Defects

The popular anti-seizure drug Neurontin has found a frequent off-label use as treatment for anxiety. However, it’s still not certain whether using Neurontin while pregnant is safe for the unborn child. Neurontin is Pfizer Inc.’s brand name for its drug known generically... Read More »

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Drugmaker Seeking FDA Approval for Fourth Use of Pradaxa

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced it submitted a supplemental new drug application for Pradaxa to be used to prevent deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) among patients who have undergone primary elective total hip replacement surgery. If this Pradaxa supplemental drug... Read More »

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Ocella May Cause Pseudotumor Cerebri

During the last 20 years, researchers have been studying the potential causes of pseudotumor cerebri and have found that birth control pills like Ocella may be a likely cause of this neurological condition. Pseudotumor cerebri is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening brain injury... Read More »

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Studies Suggest Link Between Clomid and Birth Defects

The infertility drugs Clomid and Serophene may result in life-altering birth defects if not administered properly. Both Clomid and Serophene are brand names for the generic drug clomiphene. Since the FDA first approved it in February 1967, it has earned a reputation... Read More »

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FDA Cautions About Onfi Use, Warns of Stevens Johnson Syndrome Risk

The FDA has warned that the anti-seizure drug Onfi (clobazam) can cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), which are life-threatening skin conditions that require hospitalization and emergency treatment. The anti-seizure drug Onfi (clobazam) may cause serious injury and even death,... Read More »

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Risperdal Lawsuit Claims FDA Failed to Act

The Food and Drug Administration is under investigation after a recent Risperdal lawsuit alleges the government agency failed to listen to citizen concerns regarding use of the anti-psychotic drug in children regardless of numerous complaints. The plaintiff is a Pennsylvania law firm... Read More »

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Lawsuit: Actos Maker Concealed Bladder Cancer Risk

An Actos bladder cancer lawsuit has been filed by two New York residents who claim they took the diabetes medication for several years and developed bladder cancer as a result.  Plaintiffs in the joint Actos bladder cancer lawsuit, George B. and Stephen... Read More »

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Judge Tosses Cymbalta Withdrawal Lawsuit

A federal judge ruled in favor of Eli Lilly’s argument and granted the company’s motion to dismiss a proposed Cymbalta lawsuit filed against the pharmaceutical giant by a woman claiming she suffered severe Cymbalta withdrawal symptoms that she and other consumers were... Read More »

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Viagra Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Pfizer

A Viagra wrongful death lawsuit was recently filed against Pfizer, the drug’s manufacturer, alleging that the erectile dysfunction drug causes skin cancer. The Viagra lawsuit alleges that a California man, Lloyd R. died because Pfizer failed to disclose the risk of developing melanoma... Read More »

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Merck Hit with Propecia Lawsuit by Florida Couple

A Propecia lawsuit was filed by a Florida couple against Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corporation, alleging their benign prostatic hyperplasia and androgenic alopecia treatment known as Propecia (finasteride) caused the husband to experience sexual dysfunction. Plaintiff Adam G. and his wife Wende... Read More »

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Depakote Birth Defects Lawsuits Grow in Number

Since its introduction into the pharmaceutical market in 1983, Depakote has become a go-to epilepsy treatment. Millions of individuals are taking prescription Depakote to help manage seizure conditions. However, the FDA has recently taken action to warn consumers and doctors about the... Read More »

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