Study: Risperdal Overprescribed to Foster Children for ADHD

Risperdal (risperidone) is an antipsychotic medication, designed to help people suffering from mental disorders such as schizophrenia. Like many other medications designed to treat brain issues, the drug was been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat several… Read More »

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Couple Claims Infuse Was Used in an Off-Label Manner

Arizona residents John and Josephine Arvizu filed a Medtronic lawsuit on April 15, claiming that the Infuse Surgery technique was used in an “off-label manner,” which means it wasn’t used in a manner approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…. Read More »

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Fla. Woman Sues Bayer Over Mirena IUD Injuries

A Florida woman is suing Bayer Pharmaceuticals for the injuries she suffered from the Mirena IUD. Tami Carlaw alleges as a result of using the product she sustained multiple injuries. Carlaw first had the Mirena IUD inserted in 2009 with no initial… Read More »

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Fresenius Faces New NaturaLyte Recall

Fresenius has recently issued a recall for their dialysis product, NaturaLyte. This NaturaLyte recall comes after a much larger 2012 recall over different reasons. NaturaLyte, and a smilar product called GranuFlo, are two dialysis mixes produced by Fresenius. GranuFlo and NaturaLyte are… Read More »

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Fla. Woman Sues Pharmaceutical Giants Over Byetta Induced Injuries

A Florida woman is suing pharmaceutical giants Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly & Co. for  injuries she sustained from the type-2 diabetes treatment drug, Byetta. Regina Skiba alleges that as a direct result of taking the medication, she developed pancreatic cancer. Skiba… Read More »

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Fla. Man Says AndroGel Testosterone Treatment Caused Stroke

Florida resident Frank Lau filed a testosterone gel lawsuit in February alleging that the Axiron and AndroGel testosterone gels he was using caused the stroke he suffered from. Lau was 43, very healthy and had no history of heart disease prior to using… Read More »

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Ohio Woman Sues Pfizer for Lipitor’s Alleged Diabetes Risk

An Ohio woman is suing Pfizer Inc. for the injuries she allegedly sustained from the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. Mary Honkonen alleges that she developed type-2 diabetes as a result of her Lipitor treatment. According to the lawsuit, Honkonen was prescribed with Lipitor… Read More »

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Zithromax May Trigger Cardiovascular Events

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013 warned that Azithromycin, a commonly-prescribed antibiotic, may trigger a potentially deadly irregular heart rhythm for some patients. Azithromycin, sold as Zithromax, Zmax and often referred to as a “Z-Pak,” is prescribed to treat bacterial… Read More »

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Woman’s Death Leads to Yaz Side Effects Lawsuit

Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals has been hit with a wrongful death lawsuit after a Washington, D.C. woman died from side effects allegedly caused by Yaz birth control pills. According to the Yaz lawsuit, Angela Holland received a prescription for Yaz on April 2,… Read More »

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Bayer Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Mirena IUD Injuries

West Virginia resident Danielle Bone filed a Mirena IUD lawsuit against Bayer Pharmaceuticals alleging that the birth control device lead to serious injuries she sustained leading her to and had to have have the device surgically removed. Bone was 22 years old… Read More »

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