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$70 Million Verdict Against J&J in Risperdal Trial

Largest Verdict Thus Far Against Jansen for $70 Million in Risperdal Trial According to Reuters, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, was hit with a $70 million verdict in a Risperdal trial last week, marking the largest verdict against Janssen thus far in this ongoing litigation. The award was handed down in the case of a 15 … [Read more...]

FDA Strengthens Warnings About Invokana Side Effects

FDA Warns Invokana Can Cause Bone Fractures in New Warning Label Invokana is the brand name Type 2 diabetes treatment manufactured in the U.S. by Janssen / Johnson & Johnson, and now has a stronger warning after a more in-depth FDA investigation. The stronger warning was issued after a new trial involving 714 elderly patients taking the … [Read more...]

FDA Approves “Female Viagra”

“Female Viagra” Pill Has Been Approved by the FDA, but Carries a Strong Warning Because of Side Effects It’s no secret that Viagra is one of the most sought-after prescription medications in history. Ever since “the little blue pill” was approved by the FDA, the pharmaceutical industry has gone in search of the illusive equivalent for women – “the … [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...]

Number of Drug Recalls Growing Rapidly

FDA Shows Number of Drug Recalls in the US has Skyrocketed According to new data released by the Food and Drug Administration, the number of drug recalls has grown considerably in the last few years, with 2014 on track to hold the record for most drug recalls in one year. So far, 2014 has seen 836 drug recalls. Class I drug recalls – involving … [Read more...]

W.Va Lipitor Personal Injury Cases Moved to Federal Court

Three Dozen Plaintiffs in West Virginia See Lipitor Lawsuits Moved to Federal Court The US District Court of Bluefield, West Virginia transferred 36 personal injury cases involving the statin drug Lipitor to the US District Court of Southern West Virginia between October 10th and October 14th. Some of the civil court cases that were transferred … [Read more...]

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