Pradaxa Study Suggests Increased Internal Bleeding Risks

A recent study comparing Pradaxa to the more traditional anticoagulant Warfarin (Coumadin) suggests that Pradaxa consumers may face an increased risk of internal bleeding. In a Pradaxa study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Internal Medicine, researchers examined the... Read More »

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Lexapro Birth Defects Lawsuits Filed by 12 Mothers

  After children of mothers who used Lexapro or Celexa were born with birth defects, Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc. has been confronted with twelve different lawsuits. The lawsuits claim that the infants of these mothers were born with various Lexapro birth defects, such as congenital heart... Read More »


Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuit Joins MDL Alleging Wrongful Death

A Louisiana family joined the growing Xarelto bleeding multidistrict litigation after losing their loved one to a cerebral bleeding event blamed on the drug. According to plantiff Aquantae C., who filed the Xarelto lawsuit on behalf herself and the estate of Regina... Read More »


Baby Born Without Kidney After Mother’s Zofran Use

Zofran (ondansetron), the popular anti-nausea drug that many expectant mothers use to deal with morning sickness, is the subject of a Zofran lawsuit, alleging that a mother’s use of the drug during the first trimester of pregnancy caused her child to suffer kidney problems and... Read More »

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Experts Discuss Risk of Farxiga and Other SGLT2 Inhibitors

Type-2 diabetes patients cannot seem to catch a break with their medications, as a number of these drugs have been alleged to cause severe side effects. One of these medication groups is the famous, sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, which work in the... Read More »


Zithromax Liver Damage and Failure May Spark Lawsuits

Zithromax (or azithromycin), manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, is a popular antibiotic for bacterial infections.  It is one of the most widely prescribed drugs today.   However, Zithromax has also been tied to some very serious side effects including liver damage... Read More »

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Early Studies Showed Risperdal Male Breast Growth Correlation

  Risperdal makers Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary, Jansen Pharmaceuticals, has been slammed with numerous product liability and false advertising allegations from patients who suffered from gynecomastia, or male-breast growth. Risperdal was originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration... Read More »

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Ethicon Hit With Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Over Complications

Another vaginal mesh lawsuit has been added to the mounting number of lawsuits filed against Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company fraudulently concealed the dangers of vaginal mesh devices and that it has violated consumer protection laws.... Read More »


Birth Control Products Linked to Pseudotumor Cerebri

Pseudotumor cerebri, a condition  that mimics brain tumors and is often associated with severe migraines and potential vision damage, is a potential side effect of certain birth control medications. Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition that develops in the skull, when cerebrospinal fluid... Read More »

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Drug Manufacturer Prevails in Cymbalta Withdrawal Lawsuit

In the first trial of its kind earlier this month, Eli Lilly, makers of the antidepressant Cymbalta, were cleared of claims made against the company. Plaintiff Claudia H. alleged that her discontinuation of the drug caused serious and life-threatening withdrawal symptoms including... Read More »


Graduate Student Suffers Lamictal Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Lamictal is one of the most popularly-prescribed antiepileptic drugs in the United States, but it is also infamous for its alleged association with Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS). SJS is a severe allergic reaction characterized by red or purple skin lesions, and its... Read More »


Diabetes Drug Onglyza May Be Linked To Thyroid Cancer

Onglyza, a popular diabetes medication, has been linked to a heightened risk of thyroid cancer, among other serious and potentially fatal side effects. Onglyza (saxagliptin) is a member of the incretin mimetic family of diabetes drugs which help regulate blood sugar levels by... Read More »