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J&J and Bayer Fight Xarelto Lawsuit Consolidation

Xarelto Manufacturers Johnson & Johnson and Bayer Fight Consolidation of Lawsuits Bayer and Johnson & Johnson are fighting the consolidation of personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits that claim Xarelto, the companies’ leading anticoagulant, is more dangerous than advertising claims. Xarelto was approved by the FDA in 2011. In the … [Read more...]

Pradaxa Side Effects Can Be Dangerous and Severe

Two New Studies Show Pradaxa Side Effects Can Be Dangerous Compared to Other Blood Thinners As more patients file lawsuits against Pradaxa due to Pradaxa side effects lead to serious injuries or death from strokes and blood clots, two new studies published at the end of October show that Pradaxa has many more dangers compared to older generation … [Read more...]

Xarelto Under Drug Recall Due to Contamination

Janssen Issues Drug Recall for Xarelto After Discovering Contamination Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical subsidiary Janssen issued a drug recall in mid-October for 13,500 bottles of their controversial blood thinner, Xarelto, after learning of a microbial infection in a sample. A drug recall notice in the most recent FDA Enforcement Report … [Read more...]

Xarelto Lawsuit Alleges Death from Prescription

Vermont Man’s Death Linked to Xarelto, According to Plaintiffs Although relatively few US personal injury Xarelto lawsuits have alleged that Xarelto, a blood-thinner manufactured by pharmaceutical giant Bayer, has caused serious bleeding events and death, there are serious concerns regarding the drug’s safety. One wrongful death Xarelto lawsuit … [Read more...]

Pradaxa Manufacturers Blasted for Marketing

Medical Journal Blasts Pradaxa Manufacturer for Marketing Practices The British Medical Journal published a scathing report of Pradaxa manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim’s marketing practices, with four reports suggesting that the drug company intentionally withheld important safety data on the blood thinner. According to the report in the … [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...]

Pradaxa Manufacturers Settle Lawsuits for $650 Million

Manufacturers of Blood Thinner Pradaxa Pay $650 Million in Personal Injury Cases The German drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingleheim said on Wednesday, May 28th, that they would settle a number of US-based personal injury lawsuits related to the use of their blood thinner, Pradaxa, for $650 million. Pradaxa reportedly caused severe and fatal … [Read more...]

Pradaxa Carries High Gastrointestinal Bleeding Risk

Study Shows Pradaxa Has Higher Gastrointestinal Bleeding Risk than Warfarin A new study conducted by the FDA shows that Pradaxa, which has been highly criticised for dangerous bleeding incidents, has been linked to a greater risk of gastrointestinal bleeding risk in patients than warfarin, a generic blood thinner. The FDA looked at 134,000 … [Read more...]

OTC Painkillers and Pradaxa Are a Dangerous Mix

Painkillers and Blood Thinners Like Pradaxa Can Increase Bleeding Risk People who take prescription blood thinners like Pradaxa, along with over the counter painkillers like aspirin, put themselves at a higher risk of serious internal bleeding. Most over-the-counter painkillers, like ibuprofen and aspirin drugs, are non-steroidal … [Read more...]

Pradaxa Manufacturers Kept Records from the FDA

Unsealed Court Documents Show Pradaxa Information Withheld from FDA Unsealed court documents in a Pradaxa injury case show that the manufacturer, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH did not disclose a data analysis to US regulators, which indicated that their blood thinner, which was touted as safer than their leading competitor warfarin, may have caused … [Read more...]

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