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Fosamax Side Effects And Recalls Are Causing Lawsuits

It has been discovered that Fosamax side effects may include esophageal ulceration, joint pain, bone pain, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and femur fractures. This popularly prescribed bisphosphonate, also known by alendronate, is typically used as an oral treatment for Paget’s disease and osteoporosis. The purpose of this drug i[...]

Date: June 7, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Pfizer Chantix Side Effects Like Mental Distress Are Spawning Law Suits

Many tobacco users who are using Varenicline to help them quit smoking have experienced severe Chantix related symptoms. This drug has shown to be effective in helping people give up cigarettes, so it has been regularly prescribed since 2006. In the last few years, though, many people using Chantix have filed a lawsuit for compl[...]

Date: June 3, 2013 / Drug Injury

Pradaxa Side Effects Can Cause Excessive Bleeding Dangers

Hundreds of victims taking Pradaxa have experienced bleeding severe enough to put their lives in danger. Dabigatran, the active ingredient in the medication, is prescribed to people who are suffering from arterial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat. This disorder can result in a stroke, and Dabigatran’s anticoagulant proper[...]

Date: May 28, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Drug Injury Lawyers Can Help victims of PPH

A drug injury lawyer in Houston may be needed for people who are diagnosed with primary pulmonary hypertension. Every year, between 500 and 1,000 people are diagnosed with this disease, which is incurable and often fatal. Doctors are not completely sure what causes the disorder, as many people who develop it have no underlying [...]

Date: May 27, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Accutane Has Spawned Many Lawsuits Due To Side Effects

Those who have pursued an Accutane lawsuit have suffered from a range of major complications associated with the drug’s active ingredient, isotretinoin. This vitamin A derivative has been shown to cause severe birth defects, depression and permanent conditions like inflammatory bowel disease or uncontrolled bone growth. It ha[...]

Date: May 24, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Accutane Increases The Chances For Birth Defects

Although it is an effective treatment for cystic acne, Accutane related birth defects are extremely common in pregnant women taking the medication. In fact, the FDA has found a 25 to 35 percent increase in risk for severe abnormalities while taking the drug. The U.S., Germany and Australia are among the countries that have prod[...]

Date: May 23, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

The Amount Of Granuflo Lawsuits Continues To Increase

With an FDA investigation underway the amount of Granuflo lawsuits being initiated continues to increase. Utilized to neutralize acid in the bloodstream during kidney dialysis, Fresnius' acid concentrated powder is alleged to result in dangerous side effects for patients. The dry substance allows the body to create bicarbonate [...]

Date: May 5, 2013 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized