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FDA Panel Does Not Recommend Removing Chantix Warnings

FDA Review Panel Recommends Leaving Black Box Warnings on Chantix The FDA is set to review evidence submitted by Pfizer in their request to remove serious warnings from their anti-smoking drug, Chantix, which suggest that the drug can trigger depression and suicidal thoughts, among other side effects. However, an FDA review panel has looked at the … [Read more...]

Nebraska Woman Files Lipitor Lawsuit

Elmwood-area Woman Files Lawsuit for Lipitor Injuries A woman from Elmwood, Nebraska has filed a lawsuit against Pfizer, alleging that the pharmaceutical manufacturer failed to warn about the dangers of taking Lipitor. Jodie Ward filed the lawsuit in the middle of April of this year in the US District Court of Nebraska. Although her lawsuit is … [Read more...]

Lipitor MDL Will Be Based in South Carolina

JPML Decides to Consolidate Lipitor Personal Injury Cases in South Carolina Federal Court On Tuesday, February 18th, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) reconsidered Lipitor plaintiffs’ request to form a multidistrict litigation against Pfizer, and concluded that there were enough lawsuits to proceed. The MDL will centralize in … [Read more...]

Pfizer Held Liable for Generic Drug Injuries

Alabama Court Holds Brand-Name Pfizer Liable for Injuries from Generic Drug Counterparts In Alabama, a state Supreme Court justice ruled that brand-name drug makers like Pfizer can and should be held responsible for personal injury caused by generic drugs, despite the fact that generic drugs are made by different pharmaceutical companies. The … [Read more...]

Pfizer Inc Faces Whistleblower Suit for Lipitor Marketing

Company Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Lipitor Manufacturer, Pfizer Inc Health Support Awareness Inc has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against Pfizer Inc, the manufacturer behind controversial statin drug Lipitor. In their whistleblower lawsuit, Health Support Awareness accuses Pfizer of misbranding and promoting Lipitor for off-label uses … [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...]

Pfizer Requests Dismissal of 500 Zoloft Cases

Pfizer Claims Zoloft Plaintiffs in MDL Cannot Prove Causation On Wednesday, November 5th, Pfizer Inc requested that a federal judge in Pennsylvania to dismiss more than 500 cases from the Zoloft injury multidistrict litigation (MDL) because, according to the pharmaceutical giant, the plaintiffs cannot prove that the antidepressant led to birth … [Read more...]

Pfizer Issues Urgent Drug Recall for Antidepressant

Pfizer Issues Drug Recall for Mix-Up In Prescription Antidepressant Pfizer has issued an urgent drug recall for the popular brand-name antidepressant Effexor as well as the generic form, Venlafaxine, after a pharmacist discovered a different drug in one of the bottles. The drug recall covers 30-count Effexor XR® (venlafaxine HCl) 150 mg … [Read more...]

Women File Numerous Lawsuits Against Lipitor

Pfizer Faces Growing Number of Lawsuits from Women with Lipitor Injuries Blockbuster pharmaceutical company Pfizer faces a growing multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the state of South Carolina alleging that Lipitor caused thousands of plaintiffs to develop Type 2 diabetes – and many of the plaintiffs are women. Lipitor is the brand name of a … [Read more...]

Old Pfizer Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

US Investor Class Action Against Pfizer Dismissed After 10 Years On Tuesday, July 8th, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, won the dismissal of a 10-year-old Pfizer class action lawsuit filed against the company by its investors, who claimed that Pfizer lied about the safety and efficacy of Celebrex and Bextra. Both Celebrex and Bextra were pain … [Read more...]

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