Bayer Birth Control Lawsuit: Mirena IUD Punctured Woman’s Uterus

Florida resident Nicole Minghelli has filed a Mirena IUD lawsuit against drug giant Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., alleging that the birth control device punctured her uterus and caused serious harm that required surgical intervention. According to the Mirena lawsuit, Minghelli began using… Read More »

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Testim Testosterone Gel Caused Father’s Death, Lawsuit Says

The children of  John B. Peuler  are suing Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Testim, for  wrongful death after he suffered fatal heart attack after taking the testosterone replacement therapy. According to the lawsuit filed by Jeffrey D. Peuler and Jennifer P. Gillen… Read More »

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W.Va. Woman Sues Bayer Over Yaz Blood Clot Injuries

A West Virginia woman is suing Bayer Pharmaceuticals for the injuries she allegedly sustained from the oral contraceptive pill Yaz. Karen Hartlove alleges that as a direct result of using the medication she suffered multiple blood clot injuries and is still contending… Read More »

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Zithromax Side Effects Linked to SJS and Heart Problems

Zithromax is one of the most popular antibiotics on the market because it is effective against a wide range of illnesses, and it only has to be taken for five days. However, safety concerns have emerged, which has resulted in a Zithromax… Read More »

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Studies Indicate Link Between Risperdal and ‘Man Boobs’

The antipsychotic drug Risperdal has allegedly been linked to gynecomastia, the growth of female-like breasts in male patients. The growth of “man boobs” may embarrass many patients and make them reluctant to file a Risperdal lawsuit, but several studies and Risperdal lawsuits… Read More »

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Pradaxa Lawsuit Trials Pushed Back to September 2014

The first trial dates for lawsuits concerning Pradaxa bleeding injuries have been pushed back to September 2014. More than 2,000 Pradaxa lawsuits are pending against Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmceuticals Inc. over claims the drug causes uncontrollable internal bleeding. The four bellwether Pradaxa lawsuits… Read More »

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Fresenius Hit With Wrongful Death GranuFlo Lawsuit

North Carolina resident Amy Mills has filed a GranuFlo lawsuit against Fresenius Medical Care for the wrongful death of her husband Randolph D. Mills III, alleging that as a direct result of using the company’s kidney dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, her… Read More »

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New Study Supports Actos Bladder Cancer Link

The diabetes drug Actos has already been dogged by the allegation that it causes bladder cancer and other adverse side effects. However, a new study has strengthened the case for a link between Actos and life-threatening bladder cancer. Actos (Pioglitazone) is a… Read More »

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Florida Man Sues Merck for Januvia Pancreatic Cancer

Florida resident David Vega is suing Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. for the injuries he sustained from ingesting the diabetic medication Januvia, alleging that he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer as a direct result of taking Januvia. Vega started taking Januvia in… Read More »

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Bayer Hit With Yaz Blood Clot Lawsuit

Florida resident Lemor Levy has filed a Yaz lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., alleging that she suffered serious health problems caused by the oral contraceptive. Levy’s lawsuit does not go into the details of her Yaz blood clot injuries, but other… Read More »

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New Cholesterol Drugs May Rival Lipitor

Several companies have sought to develop a new class of cholesterol-controlling drugs. This threatens statins, a class of drugs that previously had been the main line of defense against high blood cholesterol levels. The search for an alternative to statins comes at… Read More »

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Advertising Pushes Potentially Dangerous Testosterone Therapy

Researchers have found that priming a person’s mind with an image or word can have a significant effect on what they will do or say soon after — something similar may be occurring when patients request prescriptions from doctors for testosterone replacement… Read More »

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Will Zithromax Successors Carry Z-Pak Side Effects?

Thanks to the influence genetic adaptation and likely overprescription, some of the most popular antibiotics do not work well as they should with drug-resistant bacterial strains. So, one possibility that could reduce Z-Pak side effects is the introduction of new drugs onto… Read More »

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