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Recent Drug Recalls
Kratom Powder from PDX Aromatics Kratom is a plant and sold as a stimulant dietary supplement for the treatment of opioid withdrawal symptoms. PDX Aromatics issued a recall for their Kratom powder because of potential Salmonella contamination. Since October of...
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Use May Increase Risk of Birth Defects
If you are in the first trimester of pregnancy and have been prescribed the drug to treat nausea and vomiting, your baby could be at risk for serious birth defects. This is because has not been approved for use in...
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Antidepressants Linked to Serious Birth Defects
It is reported that over 80,000 pregnant women in the United States are prescribed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) by their doctors to treat depression. Many mothers do not know that taking antidepressants during pregnancy can lead to serious heart...
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Keeping Up with Dangerous Drug Recalls
Prescription and over-the-counter drugs are constantly being recalled. If you have been prescribed a “cocktail” of medications by your doctor, keeping track of which drugs have been found to be dangerous might be a good idea. The best way to...
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Drugs that Can Cause Birth Defects
When watching prescription drug commercials on television, have you ever heard the narrator quickly zipping through a list of dangerous side effects? In some cases, for pregnant women, these side effects can include birth defects. Our attorneys are currently reviewing...
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Study Calls for Stricter FDA Enforcement on Supplements
While the FDA is busy building felony cases against bad drug companies, those very companies often continue to sell their tainted drug to the public. The most recent study, published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, found...
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Low Testosterone Drugs May Increase Risk of Serious Health Problems
Low testosterone drugs may cause serious health problems in some men. Men who take prescription medication to raise their testosterone levels also may be raising their risk of other serious health problems. Research studies and professional opinions are amassing that...
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Pharmaceutical Company Settles Pradaxa Claims for $650 Million
You might not have guessed it, but medical drug injuries are a big problem in the United States. There are many prescriptions approved by the FDA and available for patient use, but some are not the miracle-workers that advertisements claim...
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Partner Post: Risperdal Anti-Psychotic Drug Settlement
by Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 19, 2013 | Dangerous Medical Drugs | $2.2 Billion Risperdal Anti-Psychotic Drug Settlement  Written by James P. Nevin   Janssen, part of the well-known Johnson & Johnson company, pled guilty to misbranding its anti-psychotic...
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Recall on GranuFlo and Naturalyte
On March 29, 2012, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) recalled GranuFlo, a powder acid concentrate, and Naturalyte, a liquid acid concentrate. Both products had been linked to cardiopulmonary arrests in dialysis patients. GranuFlo and Naturalyte were manufactured and distributed between...
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