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New Onglyza Diabetes Drug Denied FDA Approval for Now

AstraZeneca has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug administration rejected an application for approval of a new type-2 diabetes drug that combines the active ingredients in Farxiga and Onglyza, saying the federal agency needs more clinical data to support the application. Farxiga... Read More »

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Lamictal Use May Cause Potentially Fatal SJS Skin Rash

Lamictal (lamotrigine) is an anticonvulsant drug designed to treat epileptic seizures in children and adults with abnormal brain activity. It is also used as a mood stabilizer for adults suffering from bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression. Like all prescription medications,... Read More »

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Anticonvulsant Medication Phenytoin Linked with Brain Degeneration

The popular anticonvulsant medication phenytoin, the generic version of Dilantin, may be connected with a dangerous side effect that impacts the brain. Phenytoin is one of the more commonly used antiepileptic or anticonvulsant drugs. It is connected with several neurological side effects falling under the... Read More »


FDA, NIH Warn of Zithromax Liver Concerns

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that Zithromax is one of the leading causes of drug-induced liver injury. The NIH states that since Zithromax is so widely used, it is now one of the most common causes of drug-induced liver injury.... Read More »


DePuy Hip Complications Lawsuit Filed by Oregon Man

An Oregon resident filed a metal hip complications lawsuit against DeDuy Orthopaedics, alleging the DePuy Pinnacle acetabular cup system is “defective, unsafe and has not been adequately tested.” This lawsuit joins many others already filed within a larger multidistrict litigation for metal... Read More »


Xarelto Promoted as ‘Safe’ Despite Bleeding Lawsuits

Nearly 2,000 Xarelto lawsuits have been filed by plaintiffs who allege the blood thinner caused serious internal bleeding, yet manufacturer Johnson & Johnson continues to claim that Xarelto is safe. Xarelto (generic, Rivaroxaban) is a fairly new anticoagulant as it has only... Read More »

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Man Files Invokana Lawsuit Over Ketoacidosis Complications

An Illinois resident filed an Invokana lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and its parent company Johnson & Johnson for allegedly failing to adequately warn about the possibility of developing ketoacidosis. Plaintiff Anthony A. claims in his Invokana lawsuit that he developed ketoacidosis from taking... Read More »

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Experts Question Value of Onglyza Heart Failure Studies

Due to the numerous concerns popping up over the popular type-2 diabetes drug Onglyza, doctors are now debating if the risks of this drug outweigh its benefits. Even with the FDA agreeing that stronger warnings need to be applied to Onglyza's warning... Read More »


Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuits Continue To Be Filed Across the U.S.

Pradaxa lawsuits continue to be filed in federal courts across the United States. Pradaxa is a popular new anticoagulant medication that enter the market back in 2010. Legal claims against the drug manufacturer, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, allege that the blood thinning medication Pradaxa... Read More »

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New Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court

A new Lipitor lawsuit was recently filed against Pfizer Inc. in a federal court alleging that Pfizer failed to warn the medical community and general public about the risks of dangerous side effects that could occur while taking the medication. The Lipitor lawsuit... Read More »