Category: Drug Injury

Many victims of ill-managed medication with serious side effects have chosen to seek legal counsel, and the most recent antipsychotic drug to, unfortunately, have these collateral problems is no different. People that have chosen to file a Risperdal lawsuit due to the serious side effects arising when taking the drug at even regular doses are […]

What Are the Side Effects of Onfi? A benzodiazepine derivative, Onfi produces serious side effects in many people who take the medication. In fact, on December 3, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning, stating that the medication can cause severe, possibly fatal skin conditions. Such conditions include the extremely dangerous and […]

Topamax and Birth Defects The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug Topamax (topiramate) in 1996 as an anti-convulsant.  While it is used to treat epilepsy, Topamax is more commonly prescribed to prevent migraine headaches. Topamax is also prescribed to treat obesity, alcoholism, and bipolar disorder. After 15 years on the market and becoming […]

There are a few complications to be aware of when taking Fosamax and Medical researchers have found a strong linkage between Fosamax and femur fracture injuries. In nearly all cases, these injuries came on suddenly and occurred during moment of low stress on the bone. Doctors who’ve examined the injuries have found that the thigh […]

Some dangerous dialysis medications have prompted lawsuits by many patients, with claims that the drugs were responsible for serious health concerns, including fatal heart failure. Specifically, Fresnius Medical Care’s Granuflo and Naturalyte are responsible for serious adverse effects and have been recalled by the FDA as a result. This recall, which started in March 2012, […]

Though dextropropxyphene and the medications that contain it have been around for decades, the FDA instituted a Darvocet recall in November, 2012. Until 2009, the agency had considered the medication to be safe for general use, but after reviewing compiled statistics provided by medical examiners around the country, this opinion changed. Now, this drug has […]

People have reported some side effects of stopping Lipitor, but researchers have also reported several major complications linked to long term usage of the medication. Atorvastatin is the active substance in this drug and is similar to other statin class medications. Like other statins, it is effective at reducing cholesterol and the risk of cardiovascular […]

To anyone wondering, “what is Byetta?” there is a short and a long answer.  Put simply, it is an injected solution that helps those with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels.  Getting more technical, the drug is a brand named form of exenatide, which is an incretin mimetic.  This means that it acts […]

Some of the Byetta side effects that have been documented have had dire consequences. For this reason, users (current and former) and their families have been filing lawsuits in order to receive fair compensation for their suffering. Byetta is a subcutaneous injection, usually administered twice daily to help regulate blood sugar levels in people with […]

Today, post menopausal women are experiencing an increase in Type 2 Diabetes due to Lipitor side effects.  These drugs were introduced to lower cholesterol and try to prevent stroke and heart attacks in patients.  While the benefits are great, it is also important to understand the possible risks associated with this drug. This particular statin […]