Testosterone Lawsuit: AndroGel, Testim Caused Strokes

Testosterone replacement therapy drugs AndroGel and Testim caused a New York man to suffer strokes, and the drugs’ manufacturers failed to adequately warn about the risk despite knowing it existed, according to a recent testosterone product lawsuit. Plaintiff Frederick Seeburger filed a... Read More »

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Texas Doctor Hit With Stevens Johnson Malpractice Lawsuit

A Texas woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her brother, claiming his primary physician prescribed him an antibiotic from which he developed Stevens Johnson Syndrome, a dangerous skin reaction, which ultimately led to his death. Mildred Slaughter, the... Read More »

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Concerning Xolair Side Effects Revealed in FDA Warning

The FDA issued a warning on Sept. 26, 2014 concerning Xolair side effects. According to a recent study, Xolair, an asthma injection, can increase the risk of heart attack, mini-strokes, and cerebrovascular events. The warning labels were changed to include the recent... Read More »

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Levaquin and Cipro Linked to Peripheral Neuropathy

Antibiotics are promoted as safe and effective, but side effects have been linked to a risk of peripheral neuropathy, which may leave users with a form of permanent nerve damage that attacks the peripheral nervous system. Recently, studies have linked the use... Read More »

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Zithromax Heart Concerns Raise Media Concerns

Varying news sources have urged restraint and caution in responding to recent statements from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding Zithromax and the risk of Zithromax heart attacks. In 2013, the FDA issued a Drug Safety Communications regarding the safety of... Read More »

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Report: Incivek Skin Reactions too Common to Ignore

A recent Quarter Watch report from the Institute for Safe Medicine Practices (ISMP) indicates that the hepatitis C treatment Incivek (telaprevir) should be "carefully considered" when deciding whether it should remain on the market due to the high number of hypersensitivity reactions reported among... Read More »

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Azor Lawsuit Alleges Drug Caused Sprue-Like Enteropathy

An Azor lawsuit has been filed against the Japanese pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo Inc. by an Iowa couple who allege the wife suffered severe personal injuries directly related to her use of the blood pressure medication Azor. Azor, like Benicar, is an... Read More »

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Pseudotumor Cerebri Treatment: What You Need to Know

  Several types of birth control have been associated with pseudotumor cerebri, a condition where the symptoms of a tumor exist without the presence of an actual tumor. Symptoms may range from headaches, dizziness, and nausea to vision changes, forgetfulness, and depression.... Read More »

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Viagra Melanoma Study Causes Controversy

Studies are beginning to suggest that certain erectile dysfunction drugs may increase the risk of melanoma, a deadly skin cancer. Drugs such as Viagra (sildenafil), Cialis (tadalafil) and Levitra (vardenafil) have been investigated by medical experts to assess the risk of melanoma... Read More »

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Risperdal Lawsuits Continue Male Breast Growth Claims

Hundreds of product liability lawsuits have accused Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals of concealing important risks associated with Risperdal side effects on boys. Allegedly, Risperdal has caused the development of gynecomastia (male breast growth) and other associated complications in some male... Read More »

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Onfi Stevens Johnson Syndrome: What Clobazam Users Need to Know

Onfi (clobazam) is a popular anti-seizure medication that is prescribed to patients who suffer from a specific form of epilepsy. As of December 2013, Onfi officially joined the FDA’s list of drugs that have been indicated to cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome. The FDA now requires Onfi’s... Read More »

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Judge Dismisses Cymbalta Withdrawal Lawsuit

A New York federal judge tossed a Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuit, ruling drug manufacturer Eli Lilly & Co. had adequately warned physicians and other health care providers of the possibility of antidepressant withdrawal symptoms on the Cymbalta label. This decision by the court... Read More »

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Mirena IUD Lawsuit Says Bayer Hid IUD Migration Risks

A Mirena IUD lawsuit has been filed against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. by a California resident alleging she suffered injuries because of the birth control device. This is just one of hundreds of Mirena lawsuits filed in federal court over the last... Read More »

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