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- Diabetes Drug Actos Linked to Bladder, Prostate, and Pancreatic Cancer Risk; Thousands File Lawsuits
The diabetes drug Actos has been linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer. Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the drug, has agreed to pay a $2.4 billion settlement to resolve lawsuits alleging that the company hid its knowledge about the link between Actos and bladder cancer from patients. Recent studies have also suggested that Actos may be linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer and pancreatic cancer.
- Number of Xarelto Lawsuits Continue to Rise
Blood thinner still being used even in the face of growing allegations.
- Dangerous FLQ Antibiotic Warning Labels Reevaluated by FDA
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics that are frequently prescribed for sinus infections or urinary tract infections can cause permanent nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy). The FDA has now acknowledged this and is reviewing warning labels now. Learn about the dangers of the dangerous, common drugs.
- Drug Company Settles Lawsuits for $2.37 Billion
After a lengthy battle in court, Japanese drug manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceutical Company has agreed to pay out a record $2.37 billion to resolve claims that the company failed to warn users about cancer risks associated with one of their most popular drugs.
- Risks Associated with Oral Chemotherapy Drugs
Oral chemotherapy drugs have become a popular alternative to IV chemotherapy treatments for many cancer patients.
- Deadly Medication Error: Who Is Liable?
Any trip to the doctor can be scary, but more so when one faces a medical emergency. Still, most people place an enormous amount of trust in their medical professionals, whether doctors, nurses, or other medical staff. Unfortunately, despite that trust, every year thousands of medical mistakes occur. When they do, the consequences can range from nothing happening to the death of a patient.
- Makers of Children's Tylenol to Pay $25 Million to Settle Case
Manufacturers failed to take immediate steps to resolve issue of metal particles found in Children’s Tylenol medicine.
- What Consumer Protections Apply to Defective Products?
If a consumer is injured by a defective product, he or she may have a variety of avenues available to protect him or her.
- Levaquin, Cipro, Avelox, and Other FQ Antibiotics Linked to Nerve Damage from Peripheral Neuropathy
The FDA has warned that antibiotic drugs known as fluoroquinolones may increase the risk of serious nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy. Nerve damage in the arms or legs resulting from peripheral neuropathy can occur just a few days after beginning treatment with FQ antibiotics such as Levaquin, Cipro, or Avelox, and may be permanent.
- Another Drug on the Market with Undisclosed Side Effects
Since the time we were children, we have heard that medications will make all of our problems go away. After years of testing, and product consumption, people are now starting to realize that there are unwanted side effects for almost every medication out on the market today.