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Prescription Drug Lawsuits

When a doctor prescribes a drug to help you manage or overcome health problems, you trust it will be safe and effective. You certainly do not expect the drug to be more harmful than helpful. Drug companies should not profit by selling products they know to be defective.

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Recent Investigations and Litigation

DRUG INJURY
Accutane
Crohn's Disease
Actos
bladder cancer
Anti-Depressants

various birth defects

Avandia

congestive heart failure and myocardial ischemia

Baycol

a severe muscle disorder called rhabdomyolsis

Bextra

high incidences of heart attacks, strokes and potentially fatal skin conditions

Digitek

risk of digitalis toxicity in patients with renal failure

Fosamax

potential serious complications such as bone fractures and osteonecrosis of the jaw

Gadolinium

Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis and Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy

Granuflo

cardiopulmonary arrest

Ketek

cases of liver toxicity

Lipitor

blood clots and strokes

Paxil

extreme acts of violent behavior

PPA

increase risk of stroke

Pradaxa

uncontrollable internal bleeding

Propulsid

heart problems

Protamine Sulfate

cardiac issues

Raptiva

progressive multifocal encephalopathy

Reglan

Tardive Dyskinesia

Rezulin

liver failure

Serzone

liver failure

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

painful blistering skin rash, peeling skin, and blistering sores

Tequin

hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia

Topamax

child birth defects

Trasylol

kidney failure, heart attack, heart failure and stroke

Tylenol

liver failure

Vioxx

heart attack, stroke, even death

Xolair

increased risk of severe cardiovascular and cerebrovascular issues

Yasmin-Yaz

increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

Zelnorm

cardiovascular events of stroke and heart attack

Zithromax

increased risk of arrhythmia and sudden death