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Are Drug Companies Liable for Effects of Vaccines?
  Update: Who is liable when drugs aren't dispensed correctly? The pharmacy, drug companies or both? Watch out for prescription mistakes In April 2010, the US Supreme Court agreed to decide whether parents can hold a pharmaceutical company liable for their child's vaccine-related side-effects Normally, ... READ MORE

Big Trouble for Bayer Over Its "Yaz" Drug
Yaz or Yasmin is an oral birth control pill made by Bayer Healthcare, which is a business unit of Bayer AG. Yaz is popular in the US and abroad because not only is it supposed to prevent pregnancies, but also treat premenstrual syndrome, as well as some forms of acne. However, recent lawsuits claim ... READ MORE

Drug Companies Settle Vytorin and Zetia Lawsuits
Drug makers Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough Corp. will pay $41.5 million to settle lawsuits concerning their cholesterol drugs Vytorin and Zetia. The lawsuits accuse the companies of intentionally delaying the release of negative clinical study results that would hurt drug sales. What Is Vytorin? Vytorin ... READ MORE

Stop Using Hydroxycut Products
Update The FDA has issued two new consumer updates for fraudulent "dietary supplements" and fraudulent weight-loss "dietary supplements." The agency says dozens of products being sold as dietary supplements actually contain hidden prescription drugs or compounds that have not been adequately studied ... READ MORE

Zicam Linked to Loss of Sense of Smell
On June 16, 2009, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned people to stop using Zicam products marketed as cold remedies because they are associated with the loss of sense of smell (anosmia). Anosmia may be long-lasting or permanent. The products causing problems are: Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal ... READ MORE

Levaquin Lawsuits
Levaquin® (levofloxacin) is a type of prescription drug in the class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones. It was made and marketed by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, to treat lung, sinus, skin and urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Doctors often prescribe ... READ MORE

Drug and Medical Devices
Everyday doctors and other medical professionals prescribe pills and devices to help overcome medical conditions and sicknesses. In theory, they should make us better; however, in some cases, they make us sicker or enhance the condition they were meant to help. Your doctor might not be the person at ... READ MORE

Drug Reporting and Recalls
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a United States science-based law enforcement agency mandated to protect public health and safety and is governed by federal law under the FDA Modernization Act (FDAMA) of 1997. The FDA is responsible for ensuring that the following products are safe and effective: ... READ MORE

Injuries and Death from Prescription Drugs and Vaccines
Every vaccine and prescription drug on the market must go through a rigorous government approval process before it can be sold to the public. However, this governmental oversight doesn't always mean that vaccines and drugs are safe. People frequently suffer injuries, some of which are fatal, because ... READ MORE

Medication and Drug Injuries
Drug companies owe consumers a duty to assure that their drugs, medications and medical devices are reasonably safe when used as intended. Drug Manufacturers' Responsibilities Too often, a pharmaceutical company will create an unreasonably dangerous product by failing to properly research a drug's possible ... READ MORE

 

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Novo Nordisk recalls cartridge holders in certain NovoPen Echo

Novo Nordisk recalls cartridge holders in certain NovoPen Echo® insulin delivery devices due to potential health risks from prnewswire.com http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/novo-nordisk-rec ... Read more

Datascope Corp. Recalls Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps

Datascope Corp./MAQUET Issues Worldwide Voluntary Recall of the System CS100, CS100i and CS300 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps for Potential Electrical Test Failure Code from prnewswire.com http://www.prne ... Read more

Advanced Pharma, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall

Advanced Pharma, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Unexpired NitroGlycerin Injection Due to Sub-Potency from prnewswire.com http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/advanced-pharma-inc-dba ... Read more

AbbVie Ordered by Jury to Pay $15 Million to Depakote Victim

AbbVie Ordered by Jury to Pay $15 Million to Depakote Victim from bloomberg.com https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-09/abbvie-found-liable-over-depakote-drug-birth-defect-claimLaw Office o ... Read more

Xarelto Lawsuit Filings Exceed 18,000, as Second Bellwether Trial Set to Go

Xarelto Lawsuit Filings Exceed 18,000, as Second Bellwether Trial Set to Get Underway from prnewswire.com http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/xarelto-lawsuit-filings-exceed-18000-as-second-bellwet ... Read more

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