Taxotere Side Effects Lawsuit Alleges Permanent Hair Loss
Sanofi Aventis is facing a new Taxotere lawsuit from an Illinois woman alleging she suffered permanent chemotherapy hair loss after using the company’s chemotherapy drug. Plaintiff Barbara D. was prescribed Taxotere chemotherapy for breast cancer, and had allegedly suffered permanent hair loss even… Read More
Class Action over Children’s Chewable Fluoride Multivitamins Moves Forward
Endo Health Solutions must face a consumer class action lawsuit alleging the company misleadingly promoted their Qualitest Multi-Vitamin with Fluoride Chewable Tablets as having amounts of fluoride they did not actually contain. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay but approximately 95.5 million Americans do… Read More
Dilantin Side Effects: Cerebellar Atrophy
Epileptic patients often take Dilantin (phenytoin) to control seizures. The drug interrupts the neurons in the brain, slowing the electrical impulses that cause seizures. This same action that controls seizures has also been linked to Dilantin side effects. Unfortunately, Dilantin allegedly causes… Read More
How Does Risperdal Cause Gynecomastia?
Schizophrenia medication Risperdal causes gynecomastia in men, and sometimes, “man boobs” even produce a milky discharge. Johnson & Johnson’s Risperdal is the brand name of generic risperidone, an antipsychotic medicine used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and autism. Risperdal belongs to a… Read More
Bayer Fights Massive Essure Birth Control Lawsuit
Bayer Healthcare is fighting a massive Essure birth control lawsuit filed by 90 women who say they have suffered damages from using Essure birth control. Essure is manufactured by Bayer HealthCare and is promoted as a permanent, non-surgical form of birth control. Women… Read More
Azithromycin Allergic Reaction in Children
Azithromycin is a common antibiotic prescribed to pediatric patients who have a variety of bacterial infections. Ear infections, upper respiratory infections, sinus infections, skin infections, tonsillitis, urinary tract infections, throat infections and more are common childhood illnesses that are often treated with… Read More
How Does Invokana Cause Ketoacidosis?
Invokana (generic canagliflozin) used to treat type 2 diabetes can lead to ketoacidosis in some patients, reported the FDA recently. Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana is prescribed to maintain lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. It is in a… Read More
Is Prilosec Bad for Your Kidneys?
Recent reports say the popular heartburn medication Prilosec may be inducing kidney damage, with the more severe cases resulting in complete kidney failure. This has spurred many patients to wonder “Is Prilosec bad for your kidneys?” Patients and doctors began searching for… Read More
Lamictal Stevens Johnson Syndrome Lawsuit
GlaxoSmithKline is facing Lamictal Stevens Johnson Syndrome lawsuits from across the country, from patients who allegedly suffered the adverse skin reaction from their anti-epileptic drug. Allegations in a Lamictal Stevens Johnson Syndrome lawsuit typically claim that the manufacturer of the anti-epileptic drug… Read More
New Jersey Couple Alleges Xarelto Caused Stroke
A New Jersey couple recently filed a Xarelto lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, alleging that Xarelto caused stroke. According to the lawsuit, Xarelto caused stroke symptoms in Barbara S. Barbara used Xarelto for a very short period… Read More
IVC Filter Lawsuit Alleges Permanent Injuries
Medical manufacturing giant Cook Group Inc. is facing a new IVC filter lawsuit, jointly filed by three different patients who allegedly suffered injuries from their devices. Each of the individuals allegedly suffered IVC filter complications soon after having the devices implanted, and… Read More
Cerebyx Side Effects May Include Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Cerebyx, an anti-epileptic treatment, is an injectable medication and commonly referred to as fosphenytoin. While, it has been very effective in controlling abnormal brain activity, there have been reports that Cerebyx side effects may lead to a serious allergic reaction that attacks… Read More
Can Blood Pressure Medicine Cause Diarrhea?
Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil) is a popular blood pressure medicine that is used to lower the risk of stroke and heart attack in individuals who suffer from hypertension. The blood pressure medicine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2002, and… Read More