Zithromax Side Effects Include Liver and Kidney Damage

The bestselling antibiotic Zithromax (azithromycin) is under scrutiny once more for its possible link to several life-threatening medical conditions. Attractive because of its short prescription length, Zithromax is used to treat various bacterial ailments including ear infections, pneumonia, skin infections, tonsillitis and... Read More »

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Treating Shingles During Pregnancy with Neurontin (Gabapentin)

Pregnant women who get shingles, the painful, blistering skin rash resulting from reactivation of the varicella zoster virus – chickenpox --  must make a difficult decision whether to treat the pain  with medication. Neurontin (gabapentin) is an anticonvulsant and analgesic that can... Read More »

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Anti-Nausea Pill Named in Birth Defect Lawsuits

Women who took the anti-nausea medication Zofran during their pregnancy and later gave birth to children suffering from cleft lip, cleft palate, or heart defects may choose to sue the drug’s manufacturer in a Zofran birth defects lawsuit. According to a 2012... Read More »

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A Close-Up Look of Risperdal Gynecomastia

Risperdal is a popular atypical antipsychotic that is regularly prescribed to adults and children alike, to manage the symptoms of their extreme mood disorders. Recently, Risperdal has been linked to a number of severe side effects, most infamously being gynecomastia (male breasts).... Read More »

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Popular Quinolone Drug Linked To Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) is a popular antibiotic that is prescribed to treat a variety of infections, like ear, throat, and urinary tract infections. It belongs to an equally popular drug family called quinolones, which work by halting the production and growth of bacteria.... Read More »

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Infertility Drug Clomid May Cause Serious Birth Defects

An estimated 6 million women in the United States suffer from infertility and seek medical help in order to become pregnant. One of the most common fertility treatments is to prescribe Clomid, an effective drug that is used to stimulate ovulation and is... Read More »

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Pradaxa Side Effects Lead to More Bleeding Lawsuits

An atrial fibrillation patient who took Pradaxa has filed an uncontrollable bleeding lawsuit against the drug’s manufacturer over his ensuing Pradaxa side effects. In February 2013, plaintiff John S. of Louisiana was prescribed Pradaxa for his atrial fibrillation so that he could receive... Read More »

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J&J Hit With Levaquin Peripheral Neuropathy Lawsuit

A California resident who was diagnosed with nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy after taking the popular antibiotic Levaquin (levofloxacin) has filed a Levaquin lawsuit in federal court against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Plaintiff Scott R., a California resident,... Read More »

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Alabama Woman Joins Vaginal Mesh Multidistrict Litigation

Another complaint has been added to the mounting pelvic mesh lawsuits filed against Ethicon (a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson), alleging that it fraudulently concealed the dangers of transvaginal mesh devices and violated consumer protection laws. According to the Transvaginal Mesh MDL,... Read More »

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Lipitor Lawsuit Alleges Drug Caused Woman’s Diabetes

A Texas woman has filed a Lipitor lawsuit against Pfizer Inc., alleging its popular cholesterol-reducing drug caused her type-2 diabetes. Plaintiff Mary B. started taking Lipitor in October 2009, according to her Lipitor diabetes lawsuit. In February 2010, she was diagnosed with... Read More »

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Eliquis Internal Bleeding Reversal Agent in the Works

Pfizer Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb received some good news in October 2014 regarding their leading anticoagulant drug Eliquis (apixaban), which has been at center of several Eliquis lawsuits for allegedly causing uncontrollable bleeding in some patients. The companies are working on an Eliquis... Read More »

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Axiron Testosterone Drug Caused Heart Attack, Lawsuit Claims

  An Illinois couple filed a testosterone drug lawsuit against Eli Lilly & Co. after suffering severe cardiac complications, which were allegedly caused by their testosterone treatment product, Axiron. Plaintiffs Bruno and Monica B. claim in their Axiron testosterone lawsuit that as a... Read More »

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NuvaRing Linked to Pseudotumor Cerebri Side Effect

NuvaRing has recently been linked to a serious side effect known as pseudotumor cerebri. NuvaRing is a popular form of contraception. It is a small and flexible vaginal ring inserted once every three weeks. Studies suggest that when taken as directed, the... Read More »

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