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Counterfeit Cialis is Dangerous Drug Per FDA

FDA Turns Away Shipment of Dangerous Drug with Both Cialis and Viagra Inside The Food and Drug Administration in the US recently turned away a shipment of Cialis, an erectile dysfunction drug that is a direct competitor to Viagra, which the safety agency claims came from Australia. The Cialis in the shipment is a particularly dangerous drug … [Read more...]

Research Links Viagra to Skin Cancer

Study Finds Viagra Use Increases Risk of Skin Cancer New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows that men who take Viagra may have up to double the risk of skin cancer. The study, published in the June edition of JAMA, evaluated 26,000 male patients who disclosed during a 2000 Harvard study that used … [Read more...]

Pfizer’s Geodon Can Cause Fatal Skin Reaction

FDA Posts Warning About Pfizer’s Antipsychotic Geodon Due to Potentially Fatal Skin Reaction The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a serious warning about a dangerous drug – Pfizer’s antipsychotic Geodon, which has the generic name ziprasidone – which can cause a serious but fatal skin reaction in some patients. The FDA added a new drug … [Read more...]

Dangerous Drugs Show Up in Supplements

Dangerous Drugs Banned by the FDA Show Up in Dietary Supplements A study published on Tuesday, October 21st, traced FDA recalls of dangerous drugs, including recalls of supplements that feature those dangerous drugs after they have been removed from the pharmaceutical market, and showed that many of those supplements do not get removed from retail … [Read more...]

JPML May Ship Some Cymbalta Lawsuits to California

28 Plaintiffs in Cymbalta MDL May Get Moved to California A multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Cymbalta, from pharmaceutical manufacturer Eli Lilly, claims that plaintiffs faced serious withdrawal symptoms when they stopped taking the antidepressant, including “brain zaps” and other debilitating health problems. Now, 28 plaintiffs may be … [Read more...]

Mirena IUD Brain Injury Lawsuits Will Not Consolidate

JPML Will Not Consolidate Mirena IUD Brain Injury Claims The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) announced on August 12th that they would not consolidate the Mirena IUD brain injury  lawsuits that allege brain tumors and other neurological conditions caused by the birth control device because there are too few lawsuits. The JPML … [Read more...]

Pradaxa Side Effects Prompt Class Action

Pradaxa Class Action Lawsuit in Canada Alleges Pradaxa Side Effects Not Disclosed A class action lawsuit filed in the British Columbia supreme court alleges that the potential for serious Pradaxa side effects was not properly disclosed on the label. Gladys Chouinard, who lived in BC, had a heart attack and valve replacement and was prescribed … [Read more...]

Endo Pharmaceuticals Testosterone Therapy Faces Lawsuit

Endo Pharmaceuticals Testosterone Therapy Drug Fortesta Faces Product Liability Lawsuit Endo Pharmaceuticals and the Prostrakan Group PLC were hit with a product liability lawsuit in a Pennsylvania court in early May for their testosterone therapy gel, Fortesta.  The lawsuit claims that the company failed to disclose serious and dangerous side … [Read more...]

FDA Issues Drug Recall for Weight Loss Supplement

Urgent Drug Recall Issued for Weight Loss Supplement Due to Harmful Undeclared Ingredients The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an urgent drug recall, warning consumers to immediately stop using Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen, a weight loss and “body shaping” supplement manufactured in China. The FDA warns that the Bee Pollen supplement … [Read more...]

Risperdal Judgment Reversed in Arkansas

J&J Wins Reversal of Risperdal Penalty in Arkansas On Thursday, March 20th, Johnson & Johnson won a reversal of their $1.2 billion penalty against their drug Risperdal in Arkansas Supreme Court. In 2012, an Arkansas jury agreed that J&J and Janssen Pharmaceuticals misled Arkansas’s doctors regarding Risperdal’s safety. The judgment … [Read more...]

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