Category: Drug Injury

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Invokamet is a drug prescribed for the purpose of lowering blood sugar levels in combination with diet and exercise in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It is comprised of two different drugs, Invokana (canagliflozin) and metformin and is manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of Johnson & Johnson. Canagliflozin is supposed to […]

When suffering from depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or another mental health condition, people may struggle to find relief. If other treatments fail, doctors may prescribe from a wide array of medications. However, certain prescription meds like Abilify (ariprazole) can cause compulsive gambling and other trigger-based obsessive behaviors. Mental disorders such as depression are caused by […]

Onglyza and Kombiglyze are two of the many drugs intended for use in Type 2 diabetes patients. They are also known by their trade names saxagliptin and metformin, respectively. At one time, both were considered to be promising front-line options in the fight against the diabetes epidemic, and though they do provide some symptom resolution, […]

Benicar, also known by its trade name Olmesartan, was developed in 1995 by Japanese pharmaceutical company Sankyo. It is an effective treatment of high blood pressure, though it operates in the body differently than the more popular ACE inhibitors. Instead, it blocks the binding of hormones that cause blood vessels to constrict. It’s a slight […]

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise and becoming a severe problem for more and more Americans. Age, obesity, and lifestyle all contribute to the onset of this disease. This has led drug companies to feverishly compete in creating and delivering medicines for the treatment and relief of this illness. These medications, for the most […]

Though they are among the most frequently prescribed drugs in the world, patients taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are filing law suits at increasing rates. PPIs are highly effective at treating gastric acid disorders. In fact, there is no other class of medications that even compares, as PPIs are 99% more effective than antagonist medications. […]

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) side-effects are a major concern for users. These side-effects can be very serious and may far outweigh the benefits that consumers expect from taking PPIs. PPIs are widely available either over-the-counter or by prescription. The most common brands of these medications are Dexilant (Dexlansoprazole), Nexium (Esomeprazole), Prilosec (Omeprazole), Protonix (Pantoprazole), Prevacid […]

Proton pump inhibitors adverse effects have recently been the focus of many news stories. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medications that reduce the amount of stomach acid that the lining of the stomach produces. They are designed to relieve the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), better known as acid reflux. This is a condition […]

Like many cancer patients, Alina S. Gorniak probably knew that when her breast cancer was treated with a chemotherapy drug, she might temporarily lose her hair. However, in a case her lawyer has now filed in the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, she insists that she was never warned that […]

Few cases are more complicated than those involving a defective drug, and an injury lawyer will have to be prepared to go up against a powerful legal team to produce a successful claim. Before a medication is put on the market, it must go through extensive safety procedures, or at least it should. Sometimes, though, […]