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Stevens Johnson Syndrome: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is an adverse allergic drug reaction, which can result in permanent skin damage or death. A Stevens Johnson Syndrome diagnosis is an extremely rare occurrence, with fewer than  1,000 cases diagnosed per year in the United States. Stevens Johnson Syndrome… Read More »

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Experts Call for More Research Into Possible Onglyza Cancer

While some diabetes patients worry about the possibility of Onglyza cancer, critics say that not enough has been done to research the issue or to warn the public. Onglyza is a brand name for the diabetes medication saxagliptin. Saxagliptin is also a… Read More »

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Dangers and Risks of Risperdal Side Effects

Risperdal, also known as Risperidone, is an atypical antipsychotic made by the Janssen Pharmaceuticals division at Johnson & Johnson. It is designed to treat a variety of conditions including autism, bipolar disorder, dementia, schizophrenia, and Tourette’s Syndrome. Despite its popularity, the drug… Read More »

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Xarelto Caused Gastrointestinal Bleed, Lawsuit Says

A woman from North Carolina has joined the multidistrict litigation over Xarelto alleging the anticoagulant medication caused her gastrointestinal bleed. Plaintiff Tandy B. says she took Xarelto for only two months, from October to November 2014. She stopped taking Xarelto around the… Read More »

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Report: Pradaxa Has Led to Life-threatening Bleeding Complications

Ever since the release of Pradaxa in 2010, patients have been reporting uncontrollable internal bleeding injuries as an alleged result of the drug. After several years of severe Pradaxa complications, Boehringer Ingelheim has successfully developed a bleeding antidote to counteract the effect. On… Read More »

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Phenytoin and Cerebellar Atrophy: Symptoms and Treatment

Phenytoin (Dilantin) has been touted as one of the miracle drugs of our time for its widespread application to treat a number of varying conditions. Phenytoin is most widely known as an anticonvulsant drug used to treat grand mal (tonic clonic) seizures… Read More »

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Lamictal Rash May Be Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Patients taking Lamictal may develop a rash that been known to occur with Lamictal treatment, and it has the potential to develop into a more serious condition called Stevens Johnson syndrome. Lamictal, also known by its generic name lamotrigine, is an anti-epileptic medication that has… Read More »

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Invokana Lawsuit: Diabetes Drug Caused Ketoacidosis

Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, were hit with an Invokana lawsuit by a woman who says that the diabetes drug caused her irreparable damages. According to the Invokana lawsuit, plaintiff Luana C. of Alabama developed Invokana ketoacidosis as a direct result… Read More »

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Xarelto Lawsuit Says Blood Thinner Caused Gastrointestinal Bleed

A new Xarelto lawsuit was recently filed alleging that Janssen Pharmaceuticals violated consumer protection laws and put consumers at risk of suffering from dangerous gastrointestinal bleeds. The Xarelto lawsuit was brought by multiple plaintiffs against the Xarelto makers. One plaintiff, Theresa B. of… Read More »

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Onglyza and Heart Attacks: Consider the Risks

Onglyza (saxagliptin) is a popular oral medication used to treat type-2 diabetes. However, while Onglyza has proven to be helpful for many patients who had uncontrolled diabetes, it is not without risk. Many oral diabetes medications for type-2 diabetes work on balancing… Read More »

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Benicar Lawsuit: Blood Pressure Drug Caused Severe Dehydration

An Oklahoma resident recently filed a Benicar lawsuit after allegedly suffering from a number of Benicar problems, including dehydration. According to the Benicar lawsuit, the plaintiff was not adequately warned by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. of the risks associated with the drug, such… Read More »

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Pradaxa Use Associated With Fatal Bleeding Events

Pradaxa is a blood-thinning medication prescribed to prevent strokes due to atrial fibrillation. Unfortunately, the new generation anticoagulant has also been linked to serious and fatal bleeding-related events. Many patients have reported experiencing gastrointestinal bleeding, severe hemorrhaging, strokes, heart attacks, and other… Read More »

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How to Lose Man Boobs

Most individuals know what “man boobs” are and think of an overweight man with a beer belly and a sagging chest in need of support. However, gynecomastia is a medical condition that goes beyond just being linked with obesity and can have… Read More »

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