Category Archives: Drug Injury



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Diabetic Medication Invokamet Poses Risk of Serious Health Hazards

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. Canagli[...]

Date: November 30, 2016 / Drug Injury

FDA Warnings State Abilify Can Cause Compulsive Gambling

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-b[...]

Date: November 17, 2016 / Drug Injury
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The Dangers Of The Diabetic Drugs Onglyza And Kombiglyze

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[...]

Date: November 17, 2016 / Drug Injury
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What Complications Have Been Caused By The Medication Benicar

Benicar Lawsuit - Benicar Lawyers talk to our attorneys about a Benicar lawsuit 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[...]

Date: November 16, 2016 / Drug Injury

What Every Type-2 Diabetes Patient Should Know About Onglyza Side-Effects

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 p[...]

Date: November 16, 2016 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Taxotere Drug Manufacturer Sued Over Patient’s Permanent Hair Loss

[caption id="attachment_5607" align="alignright" width="233"] Suffering from Taxotere-induced permanent hair loss?[/caption] 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[...]

Date: July 18, 2016 / Drug Injury

What Is The Leading Cause Of Liver Failure?

Most people consider alcohol use when they think of liver failure, but the leading cause of acute damage to the organ has nothing to do with drinking. Acetaminophen, usually marketed in the form of Tylenol, is responsible for more cases of acute organ damage than any other risk factor in the country, and the FDA is finally star[...]

Date: June 5, 2015 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

The Risks Of Serious Z Pack Side Effects

Until recently, Z pack side effects were nothing to worry about. Doctors were convinced the antibiotic, also known by its trade name azithromycin, couldn’t cause more harm than the occasional bout of nausea or diarrhea. In 2012, though, this belief was overturned in light of some extensive research into the medication. The re[...]

Date: May 11, 2015 / Drug Injury

The Link Between Newborns Born With Heart Defects And SSRI Use

Several studies published in the last decade have demonstrated a link between heart defects in newborn children and SSRI use. Cardiovascular complications can impact a child’s life well beyond birth, as they greatly increase the chances of more severe complications, like cardiac arrest or stroke. Most drugs in this class have[...]

Date: March 11, 2015 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Treatment For Low-T Syndrome Has Forced Lawsuit Preparations

Treatment for Low-T syndrome has forced lawsuit preparations on the behalf of hundreds of victims as testosterone supplements can produce serious side effects in some people. For years, safety research into testosterone replacement therapy has lagged behind the popularity of these drugs. This is due in large part to aggressive m[...]

Date: December 22, 2014 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized