Despite Outcry, Still No Actos Recall in Europe or the US

Actos Lawsuit Although the trial against Takeda Pharmaceuticals, manufacturers of the controversial diabetes drug Actos, continues to heat up Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency have not issued recalls of the drug. In 2011, citing strong evidence of Actos’s link to bladder cancer, as well as heart failure, … [Read more...]

Lawsuits Against GranuFlo and Naturalyte Dialysis Powder

Lawyers Encourage Patients and Their Loved Ones to File Against GranuFlo and Naturalyte In November 2011, an internal memo at Fresenius, the manufacturers of GranuFlo and Naturalyte, warned it’s clinic doctors and medical directors that the products could create a higher risk of cardiopulmonary arrest or sudden cardiac death in certain patients. … [Read more...]

Metoprolol Drug Recall Due to Dissolution Problems

Indian Manufacturer Issues Metoprolol Drug Recall for Dissolution Problems Another Indian pharmaceutical manufacturer – this time, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd – has issued a Metoprolol drug recall for 13,560 bottles of  generic hypertension drug metoprolol succinate in the United States after the medication failed a dissolution test. Metoprolol … [Read more...]

FDA Fails to Publicize Serious Class I Drug Recalls

South Carolina Defective Drug Attorney According to a new study released Monday, over an 8-year span the FDA has failed to send out important recall notifications for 1 in every 5 of the most serious drug recalls through the two electronic systems it utilizes to alert doctors and the public of the risk associated with a defective drug. Class I … [Read more...]

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