Invokana® is a prescription drug that is commonly recommended for patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. However, the manufacturers of the medication failed to warn both doctors and patients of the increased risk of potentially dangerous complications associated with the drug, such as diabetic ketoacidosis, kidney failure, and heart attacks.
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Xarelto® is an anticoagulant medication that is typically prescribed for patients who are at risk of developing blood clots and who also suffer from another health complication. Unfortunately this drug has also been linked to a number of adverse bleeding events that the marketers failed to disclose to the consumers.
Zofran® is a prescription medication that is intended to prevent nausea in cancer patients. It has also been heavily marketed as an appropriate method to prevent morning sickness in pregnant women. However, many studies have linked the drug to a higher incidence of birth defects, and lawsuits have alleged that the manufacturer concealed this information from the public.
Another type 2 diabetes medication, Onglyza®, is popular among patients because it can help control blood sugar levels without encouraging weight gain. However, an increased risk of heart failure and pancreatic cancer associated with the drug has led many patients to file claims against the manufacturer.
Actos® is yet another type 2 diabetes medications that has been linked to an increased risk of complications, including bladder cancer, congestive heart failure, and organ damage. Claims that have already been filed in the Actos® lawsuit allege that the companies that manufacture and market the drug intentionally concealed evidence and research data in order to gain market approval.
Tylenol® is one of the most popular and trusted pain relievers in the world. However, the manufacturer of the medication has downplayed the fact that its main ingredient is toxic to the liver, and acetaminophen overdose is the most common cause of drug poisoning in the U.S.
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics, such as Cipro®, Avelox®, and Levaquin®, are used to prevent and treat certain bacterial infections. Unfortunately, these types of medications have been linked to cases of permanent nerve damage, and lawsuits allege that the manufacturers did not provide adequate warnings to healthcare practitioners and potential patients before starting the medication.
Many people are familiar with the prescription medication Viagra®. What you might no be aware of is that the drug has been linked to an increased risk of serious complications, including the development of certain types of skin cancer. Our attorneys can provide a complimentary case evaluation and help you determine if you have a claim.
Many patients have taken antidepressants to treat anxiety, depression, or other mental disorders. However, recent studies have linked selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) to a number of adverse complications, including certain birth defects and the development of autism. Our attorneys can help you understand the litigation process.
Talcum powder is used primarily by women for a variety of feminine hygiene applications, but has been shown to cause ovarian cancer. The manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, has been held responsible for negligence. Contact our attorneys to start building a case for you or a loved one.
Nexium® is used to treat heartburn, but has resulted in many patients experiencing complications not listed on the packaging. The most prominent and serious are acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, and dementia. If you or a loved one have suffered any of these symptoms after using Nexium®, contact our practice so we can start building your case immediately.
Depakote® has been used to treat seizures and bipolar disorder, and can also help prevent migraine headaches. When taken by pregnant mothers, however, the drug has been shown to cause an increased risk of birth defects. If you or a loved one have experienced the devastating effects this drug can cause, do not hesitate to contact our practice immediately to start building a case against those responsible.