Xarelto Lawsuits Over Internal Bleeding Risks Continue

A dozen plaintiffs recently filed a Xarelto lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Healthcare, accusing the drug manufacturers of failing to properly warn about the bleeding risks associated with their new-generation blood thinner. The Xarelto bleeding lawsuit states that if Janssen Pharmaceuticals... Read More »

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Study: Risperdal Side Effects Include Male Breast Growth

An important new study done by a team of researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada confirms a clear link between the use of the widely used antipsychotic drug Risperdal and male breast growth, or gynecomastia. Using the information from... Read More »

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FDA Warns of Cipro Peripheral Neuropathy Risks

In August of 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning that fluoroquinolone antibiotics could be linked to peripheral neuropathy, or widespread nerve damage in the body. The fluoroquinolone antibiotics include drugs like Cipro. Peripheral neuropathy is a type of... Read More »

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Family Faces Stevens Johnson Syndrome Together

A family from Indianapolis has been rocked, but remains strong, after their daughter developed Stevens Johnson Syndrome, most likely from common antibiotics. Stevens Johnson Syndrome, or SJS, is an autoimmune reaction usually caused by taking certain medications. In autoimmune reactions, the immune... Read More »

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Zofran Birth Defect Allegations Mounting

A growing number of consumers allege GlaxoSmithKline knew, or should have reasonably known, for years about the risk of Zofran birth defects when expectant mothers used Zofran as a morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum treatment. The FDA has only approved Zofran (ondansetron)... Read More »

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Judge Denies Reconsideration for Cymbalta Withdrawal Case

According to a federal judge’s ruling in a November 2014 Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuit, he maintained that Cymbalta’s drug warning label sufficiently warned consumers of possible antidepressant discontinuation syndrome, even though plaintiffs allege drug maker Eli Lilly left out important clinical trial statistics.... Read More »

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Melanoma Causes May Include Viagra

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 76,000 cases of melanoma are diagnosed per year in the United States. Interestingly enough, the majority of these cases show from middle-aged and elderly men who had used Viagra or other erectile dysfunction drugs at some... Read More »

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Study Finds Antibiotic Zithromax May Increase Birth Defects Risks

Back in 2009, researchers announced that a very common antibiotic, Zithromax, may cause birth defects when taken during pregnancy. Zithromax is a macrolide antibiotic, a drug that can damage bacteria and treat infection. Zithromax works by interfering with ribosomes in bacteria. Ribosomes... Read More »

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Group of Plaintiffs File Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

A group of plaintiffs from across several states have filed a joint Actos bladder cancer lawsuit against the makers of Actos. Actos is a drug designed to help treat type-2 diabetes. Type-2 diabetes is a chronic condition wherein patients cannot control the amount of... Read More »

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Propecia Lawsuits Allege Sexual Side Effects

Propecia, a popular drug used to treat hair loss, is suspected of causing unwanted sexual side effects for users. In its first year on the market, more than 400,000 prescriptions were filled for Propecia in the United States alone. Most male hair... Read More »

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Attorneys Seek Onfi Stevens Johnson Syndrome Victims

Personal injury attorneys are currently looking for potential Stevens Johnson Syndrome Onfi lawsuits. This interest follows warnings released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about possible Onfi side effects associated with taking the anti seizure medication often prescribed to treat Lennox-Gastaut... Read More »

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Anti-Seizure Drug Side Effect May Include SJS

Lamotrigine – marketed under the brand name  Lamictal – is a prescription medication initially approved to prevent seizures for people with epilepsy. Later, the drug was approved for use against bipolar disorder. Recent reports indicate Lamictal may cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS)... Read More »

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New Lawsuit Joins Lipitor MDL over Type-2 Diabetes Claims

The Lipitor MDL, where close to 2,000 lawsuits are pending over claims the statin drug caused plaintiffs to develop type-2 diabetes, has expanded to include another individual. Plaintiff Edna D. alleges in the latest Lipitor lawsuit that she used the cholesterol-lowering drug from December... Read More »

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