Defective Drug Blog Posts

Deadly Drug Krokodil May Have Entered the U.S

Several reports indicate that the dangerous drug Krokodil may have made its way into the United States from Russia. There are two people in the state of Arizona suspected of using the drug, which is known to rot the skin from the inside. The team at… Read More

OK Dentist Has 7,000 Urged to Test For HIV, Hepatitis

ABC World News (3/28, lead story, 1:45, Sawyer, 7.43M) reported in its lead segment, "A trip to the dentist creating a frightening prospect for 7,000 people in Tulsa, Oklahoma. People urged to get tested for a host of serious diseases, including HIV,… Read More

Judge Denies Pradaxa Makers Request to Hide Fraud

Patients who were allegedly hurt by the blood thinner Pradaxa scored a victory recently when a judge refused the manufacturers request to hide documents on previous allegations of fraud. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the maker of Pradaxa… Read More

Mirena

Phillips Law Group is currently evaluating potential lawsuits following reports of several health risks linked to Mirena IUD birth control. The maker of this dangerous device, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is now seeking designation of all cases… Read More

Additional Study links Actos to Bladder Cancer

More evidence has surfaced regarding Actos linking to bladder cancer. People with type 2 diabetes has already an increased risk of getting bladder cancer, the diabetes drug Actos may raise that risk even more. The diabetes drug also known as pioglitazone,… Read More

GlasoSmithKline Pleads Guilty to Fraud Cases

Pharmaceutical Company GlaxoSmithKline settles three criminal counts which include one count on filing to report safety data about the drug Avandia to the Food and Drug Administration and two counts of introduction misbranded drugs such as Paxil and Wellbutrin.… Read More

New Blood Thinners Pradaxa and Xarelto Concerning Doctors

Cardiologists are weary of prescribing the new blood thinners to patients due to growing complaints of risks and deaths that is tied to them. Pradaxa is a cardiovascular pill that was approved by the U. S Food and Drug Administration in October 2010 to… Read More

Yaz and Yasmin Lawsuits Continue to Mount

Millions of women need to be able to depend on a product to help them manage their birth control, and in recent years millions of women have used Yaz and/or Yasmin, which are manufactured by Bayer Healthcare or Ocella, which is their generic equivalent.… Read More

Accutane Lawsuits for Side Effects Move Forward in 2011

Accutane is a medication that was manufactured by Roche AG, and it was used by people all over the United States to treat the symptoms of severe acne. For many people, this medication was extremely effective, but for many others, the use of this medication… Read More

FDA Announces Access Restrictions to Avandia

Avandia, manufactured by the pharmaceutical giant that is GlaxoSmithKline, has long been an extremely popular prescription choice by doctors for patients who suffer from type 2 diabetes. Avandia is generally used in conjunction with a specific diet and… Read More

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