Zantac, one of the most widely used heartburn medications, is the subject of thousands of lawsuits concerning the drug and exposure to N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a carcinogen emitted from ingestion of Zantac. Exposure to large amounts of this substance has been linked to cancer in humans. Patients who have taken brand […]
Category: Defective Drugs
The JPML consolidated 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Lawsuits on April 3, 2019. The 3M Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs may have cause hearing loss in military service members who used them.
For the 26.9 million sufferers of sinus pain and pressure, nasal sprays are one of the most recommended and effective methods of relief. But one product, labeled as a CVS brand nasal mist, is being pulled off the shelves. Product Quest Manufacturing, a Florida company that manufactures the product, recommends […]
Small particles of glass are to blame for the recall of a widely used fluticasone nasal spray that treats symptoms of hay fever in children. The nasal spray, known by its brand name Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray USP and manufactured by Apotex Corp., of Weston, Fla., was pulled voluntarily from […]
One trillion dollars. That’s how much the country spent on the opioid epidemic between 2001 and 2017, according to a report released by the nonprofit institute Altarum, a consulting group focused on improving public health. The cost of the crisis trickles both up and down and impacts corporations, governments and […]
Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ type 2 diabetes medication is under new scrutiny. This new scrutiny follows confirmation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that use of the drug canagliflozin, sold as Invokana and Invokamet, potentially increases the risk of amputation of the feet or legs. Most of these amputations have involved […]