Onglyza Side Effects May Include Pancreatic Cancer

Nearly 49,000 patients are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the U.S. each year. Risk factors for developing this type of cancer include family history, tobacco use and weight. And a recent study suggests the widely prescribed type-2 diabetes medication Onglyza may also... Read More »


Lawsuit Alleges Testosterone Gel Axiron Caused Man’s Stroke

A recent lawsuit alleges the testosterone gel Axiron is unsafe. It joins other lawsuits in a multidistrict litigation against testosterone product manufacturers claiming low-t drugs put patients at significant risk for stroke and heart attack. Plaintiff Bobby R. of South Carolina filed the lawsuit... Read More »

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FDA Wants Bone Fractures Added to Invokana Warning Label

In a recent development in the rising concern over the popular diabetes medications, the FDA has strengthened warnings against Invokana (Canagliflozin). According to the federal agency, this popular type-2 diabetes medication could potentially cause bone fractures and decrease mineral density in bones.... Read More »


Dilantin Stevens Johnson Leads to Worry, Lawsuits

Dilantin, a popular anticonvulsant, has been associated with a severe allergic reaction known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), which has resulted in a rising number of lawsuits. Dilantin (phenytoin) is  the most commonly prescribed antiepileptic drug for adults. Dilantin is prescribed to... Read More »

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Pradaxa Lawsuit Filed Over Uncontrollable Bleeding

An Alabama couple has filed a Pradaxa bleeding lawsuit against Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., alleging the wife suffered severe uncontrollable bleeding requiring immediate medical attention after taking the company’s popular anticoagulant. Plaintiffs Mary and James B. have jointly filed the Pradaxa lawsuit, claiming that... Read More »

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Lawsuit: Mother Says Zofran Birth Defects Led to Baby’s Death

A grieving mother from Tennessee recently filed a Zofran birth defects lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline on behalf of her deceased daughter, who allegedly died as a result of exposure to Zofran during pregnancy. Plaintiff Shalania R. filed the Zofran lawsuit alleging her daughter... Read More »


Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Filed by Florida Woman

A Lipitor diabetes lawsuit alleges that a Florida woman, who began taking Lipitor in 2004, developed type-2 diabetes in 2010, which she blames on the popular cholesterol drug. Among other allegations, Plaintiff Annette J. accuses Pfizer Inc., Lipitor’s manufacturer, of negligent design,... Read More »


Propecia: Hair Loss Cure Has Serious Risks

For many men, having hair is inextricably linked to feelings of self-confidence, vitality, attractiveness and youth. When men begin to lose their hair  it can deliver a blow to one’s self-esteem. Going bald is something most men do not look forward to... Read More »

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Cymbalta Lawsuit Alleges Severe Withdrawal Side Effects

Experts expect the legal momentum to continue as injured patients keep filing Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuits against Eli Lilly & Co. In December 2014, a group of plaintiffs from different areas of the country filed a Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuit after taking Cymbalta for depression and other... Read More »


SJS Can Take Zithromax Patients By Surprise

Patients taking a routine course of antibiotics are not likely expecting to develop a serious skin side effect. But when Zithromax treatment leads to Stevens Johnson syndrome, the effects can be severe, and sometimes permanent. Zithromax (azithromycin) is an antibiotic that has... Read More »


Benicar Side Effects Lawsuits Surge to Over 1,000 in MDL

Benicar, a high blood-pressure medication, has been found to cause sprue-like enteropathy, chronic diarrhea and severe weight loss. The onset of symptoms may be two years or more after starting Benicar, many people require hospitalization, and it is easily mistaken for Celiac disease.... Read More »

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Baby Allegedly Died From Zofran Birth Defects

A Zofran birth defects lawsuit filed against GlaxoSmithKline by a Kentucky couple alleges the side effects of using the drug caused the death of their seven-month-old son. Plaintiffs Heather and Timothy B. accuse manufacturer GSK of failining to warn about the risks... Read More »

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How Long Do Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms Last?

Cymbalta is prescribed to individuals who have been diagnosed with health problems including major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal pain. However, Cymbalta side effects can be minor or debilitating, as many users face a lengthy withdrawal process. Cymbalta was initially marketed... Read More »