Dangerous Prescription Medications

Sep 18, 2018

Valsartan Recalls and Your Risk of Developing Cancer

By |September 18th, 2018|Dangerous Prescription Medications|0 Comments

Valsartan is a common ingredient in prescription medications used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure. Over the past three months, multiple pharmaceutical suppliers have recalled batches of the drugs due to possible contamination by a potential carcinogen. New information has come to light about the potential risk that patients might face if they [...]

Sep 5, 2018

Babies Born Addicted to Opioids Need Their Own Place in Multidistrict Litigation Case

By |September 5th, 2018|Dangerous Prescription Medications|0 Comments

More than two million Americans suffer from opioid use disorders. Although the exact numbers are not known, anecdotal evidence and news reports indicate that at least some percentage of those 2.1 million Americans are pregnant women. A woman who uses drugs, especially opioids, during her pregnancy may given birth to a child with neo-natal abstinence [...]

Jul 19, 2018

Pfizer Recalls Naloxone, a Life-Saving Opioid Antidote

By |July 19th, 2018|Dangerous Prescription Medications|0 Comments

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that Pfizer is voluntarily recalling its opioid antidote Naloxone. The drug company Hospira, whose parent company is Pfizer, issued the recall “due to the potential presence of embedded and loose particulate matter on the syringe plunger.” The recall affects single-use sterile cartridge units marked with lot numbers [...]

Nov 30, 2017

In the Fight Against Dangerous Drugs, an Insurance Company Takes the Lead

By |November 30th, 2017|Dangerous Prescription Medications|0 Comments

As personal injury attorneys, we have seen first-hand how destructive opioids can be. America is currently fighting a dangerous opioid addiction crisis, with drugs like OxyContin at the forefront. Since its release in 1995 by Purdue Pharmaceuticals, Oxycontin has generated around $35 billion in revenue – and sparked an opioid addiction crisis in this country. [...]

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