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Pharmacy group wants black box warning added to antibiotic Levaquin
A University of South Carolina pharmacy group is petitioning the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to put the strongest warning possible on Johnson & Johnson’s antibiotic Levaquin alerting consumers about the potential for cellular damage that could lead to serious diseases.
FDA questions value of aspirin therapy for heart attack prevention
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week denied a request by German drug maker Bayer AG to change the label on packages of its aspirin to promote the benefits of regular aspirin therapy to ward off first heart attack
IUD effectiveness may last longer than advertised
Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, may be effective at preventing pregnancy longer than advertised, according to a new review of several studies.
$100 million offered to plaintiffs in NuvaRing blood clot lawsuits
Merck & Co. has agreed to pay $100 million to settle thousands lawsuits alleging the company’s contraceptive device NuvaRing caused life-threatening blood clots. The only caveat is that at least 95 percent of the eligible complainants must opt into the agreement
Whistleblower lawsuit against Bayer revived by appellate court
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals restored a whistleblower’s lawsuit against Bayer alleging the pharmaceutical giant fraudulently led the Department of Defense to into purchasing its drug Baycol, a cholesterol-lowering statin that had been linked
Mirena IUD complication reports, lawsuits increase
Women using the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) for birth control and/or to curb heavy menstrual bleeding should be aware that the devices have been linked to serious injuries. Not only has the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seen an increase
Labor-inducing drug can reduce pain with IUD insertion
Vaginal administration of a misoprostol tablet four hours before IUD insertion reduces the difficulty and pain associated with IUD insertion in women who have never been pregnant, according to a new study.
Mirena IUD side effect lawsuits expected to grow into hundreds
Sarah says her experience with Mirena IUD for birth control was so horrendous that she would never recommend the device to anyone. The mother of three says she felt pain the minute the intrauterine device was inserted. The pain got