4 Risperdal Lawsuits Allege Adolescent Male Breast Growth

Four young men recently filed Risperdal lawsuits in the state court of Pennsylvania. Each Risperdal lawsuit was filed individually against Johnson & Johnson and their subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, rather than as a Risperdal class action lawsuit. These four Risperdal lawsuits similarly allege... Read More »

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Zithromax SJS Recovery a Hard Road

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are painful and sometimes fatal skin conditions that develop when a person experiences an allergic reaction, typically to certain prescription or over-the-counter drugs. Some antibiotics like Zithromax have higher rates of SJS or... Read More »

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Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Study Suggests Dangers

A new study suggests that the Pradaxa bleeding risk is significantly higher than warfarin, the drug it was created to compete with. This study could determine whether or not the potential Pradaxa benefits outweigh the risks of Pradaxa internal bleeding. Pradaxa is... Read More »

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Studies Indicate Unknown Neurontin Birth Defects Risks

Neurontin, an antiseizure medication, has been widely used across the country to treat a number of needs. However, some women have claimed that Neurontin caused their child to be born with a birth defect and that the drug maker did not warn... Read More »

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Biomet Hip Lawsuits Allege Defective, Dangerous Design

A married couple from Jackson County, Mo. has joined the large-scale litigation over Biomet hip implants. Claims from the couple's Biomet metal hip implant lawsuit echo many of the claims made in the large Biomet litigation. In this Biomet metal hip implant... Read More »

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Quinolones May Lead to Peripheral Neuropathy Side Effects

A recent study found that people who take quinolone antibiotics were more likely to develop painful peripheral neuropathy, a condition that affects the peripheral nervous system. Individuals have claimed in peripheral neuropathy lawsuits that many drug makers have failed to warn users... Read More »

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Xarelto Bleeding Risks May Decrease Based on Dosage

A March editorial was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (or JAMA), examining the current risks associated with Xarelto bleeding and how the dosage may affect this dangerous health side effect. The author examined how direct-acting oral anticoagulant (DOAC) drugs may become... Read More »

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Couple Alleges Testosterone Products Caused Husband’s Strokes

A Ray City, Ga. couple is suing drug makers Eli Lilly, Pfizer and Pharmacia & Upjohn Co. alleging that their testosterone replacement therapy drugs caused the husband to suffer multiple strokes. Plaintiff Kenneth D. began taking Eli Lilly’s Axiron – a testosterone... Read More »

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Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Filed in NY

An Actos bladder cancer lawsuit was filed in New York against Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Plaintiff Roman B. filed the complaint, along with his spouse, after developing dangerous bladder cancer after using Actos to treat his type-2 diabetes. Actos was approved in 1992 to... Read More »

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Dilantin Linked to SJS and TEN

Steven Johnson syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) are rare, but potentially fatal, drug-induced complications known as mucocutaneous (relating to the mucous membranes) reactions. Both SJS and TEN are characterized by fever, malaise, facial puffiness, mucous membrane eruptions, skin lesions, vomiting,... Read More »

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Clomid Linked to Increased Risks of Birth Defects

Recent studies suggest that taking Clomid while pregnant increases the risk of birth defects in children. Clomid, also known as clomiphene citrate, is a medication prescribed to women to stimulate ovulation. Clomid is often used by women who struggle to conceive. It... Read More »

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