Zithromax Stevens Johnson Syndrome Sparks Lawsuits

Zithromax (generic: azithromycin), manufactured by Pfizer, is an antibiotic for bacterial infections. Adults and children may take this medicine for different reasons – adults may take it to fight respiratory infections or sexually transmitted diseases, but children may take it for such... Read More »

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Cymbalta Discontinuation Linked to Withdrawal Syndrome

Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a commonly prescribed medication for mood issues and certain physical conditions. While it is most often used to treat depression, it is also used to treat anxiety, fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy and chronic pain. Cymbalta is known as a serotonin-norepinepherine... Read More »

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Texas Man Claims Testosterone Products Led to Stroke

A Texas man who suffered a stroke while on testosterone replacement therapy has filed a testosterone lawsuit in Illinois federal court. Plaintiffs George and Nelva S. are suing 10 of the 22 named defendants in the multidistrict litigation over testosterone replacement therapy.... Read More »

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Allergic Reactions Prompt Dilantin SJS Lawsuits

The anti-epileptic drug Dilantin has been linked to Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN). More than 20% of TEN cases, which can develop from SJS, are believed to be caused by Dilantin. Dilantin is one of the most commonly prescribed anti-seizure medications and has... Read More »

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Birth Control Usage Associated with Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC)

Pseudotumor cerebri (“false brain tumor”) is a condition characterized by increased cerebrospinal fluid pressure in the skull. This condition is also known as Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) or Benign Intracranial Hypertension. In this condition, there is no mass or hydrocephalus (build of... Read More »

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Pancreatic Cancer Linked to Onglyza Use

Onglyza, a medication used to treat type-2 diabetes, has been linked with the development of pancreatic cancer in some patients. Pancreatic cancer and other Onglyza side effects may increase the risk of death or injury, when the medication was supposed to help... Read More »

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Lipitor Lawsuit Claims Cholesterol Drug Caused Diabetes

A Lipitor lawsuit was filed by an Ohio resident who claims the popular cholesterol medication caused the development of type-2 diabetes. Plaintiff Harriet T. has added another Lipitor diabetes lawsuit to the growing multi district litigation (MDL) accusing Pfizer Inc. of failing to warn... Read More »

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NY Woman Adds Claim to Xarelto MDL

Plaintiff Genevieve P. of New York began taking Xarelto in 2012 under her physician’s supervision and continued to take it until the summer of 2014. During that time, Genevieve says she suffered two life-threatening bleeds requiring hospitalization and blood transfusions, once in... Read More »

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NIH Recognizes Propecia Sexual Dysfunction Side Effects

The U.S. National Institutes of Health officially is now officially recognizing post-finasteride syndrome (PFS) as a condition that occurs when men taking Propecia suffer sexual dysfunction. In light of this decision, the NIH has also added the popular hair loss medication to... Read More »

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Zofran Studies Link Morning Sickness Drug to Birth Defects

A growing number of Zofran studies suggest a link between the morning sickness medication and an increased risk of birth defects. The anti-nausea medication was initially approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. However, because Zofran... Read More »

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Benicar Side Effects Lawsuits Reach Over 200 in MDL

The Benicar MDL is growing, with more than 200 lawsuits alleging the blood pressure drug caused serious gastrointestinal side effects. Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. received FDA approval  for commercial sale of the drug in April 2002. Since then it has become the most... Read More »

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Washington Woman Joins Hip Implant MDL Against Stryker

A Washington state resident has joined the multidistrict litigation against Howmedica Osteonics, which operates under the name of Stryker Orthopaedics, alleging the hip implant manufacturer failed to adequately warn consumers about the risks and side effects of their replacement hip implant devices.... Read More »

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U.S. and U.K. Doctors Concerned With Prilosec Heart Risks

In light of recent studies, some doctors are concerned that popular indigestion pills like Prilosec and Prevacid may increase users’ risk of heart attack. Recently, a major study was performed in the U.S. and published in national and international journals and newspapers,... Read More »

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