Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Kidney Damage

Medical Drug Safety

If you are one of the millions of Americans taking heartburn drugs, such as Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium, Protonix, Aciphex and others, recent studies suggest you could be at an increased risk of kidney disease, kidney disease progression, and end-stage renal disease. Heartburn drugs are called proton pump inhibitors or “PPIs.” They help people who suffer from regular heartburn,…

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Taxotere® Litigation: Ohio Breast Cancer Survivor Now Takes On Sanofi-Aventis

Pharmaceutical litigation

Temporary hair loss following chemotherapy is hard enough. Unfortunately, as acknowledged by the FDA, cases of permanent hair loss (alopecia) have been reported in patients who have been given the chemotherapy drug, Taxotere®. Now a breast cancer survivor from Ohio, Hattie Carson, has decided to take on Sanofi-Aventis in Ohio Federal Court. According to her complaint, Ms. Carson underwent…

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UPDATE ON XARELTO INTERNAL BLEEDING LAWSUITS

Pharmaceutical litigation

The Xarelto (rivaroxaban) litigation involves numerous lawsuits from across the country alleging that individuals taking Xarelto suffered severe or fatal bleeding or other injuries. They further allege that Bayer and related companies did not adequately warn prescribing physicians or consumers of the risks associated with Xarelto, including the potential for severe or fatal bleeding and…

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JPML Asked To Consolidate Viagra® Melanoma Lawsuits in California

Civil litigation
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In December, 2015, Plaintiffs with filed cases alleging that Viagra® has caused some men to develop melanoma have asked the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate cases from across the U.S. in California. Viagra® is manufactured by Pfizer and prescribed for erectile dysfunction. According to the petition, “To date, multiple individuals…

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