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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
Sanofi under investigation for withholding information about Plavix side effects
Drug maker Sanofi is under investigation by the Department of Justice for not disclosing information about life threatening side effects with its blockbuster blood thinner Plavix.
Sleep aid may increase risk of hip fracture in nursing home patients
Sleep aids are commonly given to nursing home patients to help them rest, but a new study shows that a popular type prescription sleeping pill might put patients at increased risk for hip fractures.
Woman files lawsuit alleging Zoloft is ineffective
A woman is suing Pfizer alleging the drug company withheld information that its antidepressant Zoloft was no more effective than placebo, and she wants Pfizer to reimburse her and other patients who were fooled into buying the drug over the
Anesthesia delivery system recalled due to leaky gasket
Mindray DS USA is recalling two models of the Mindray Anesthesia Delivery System because of a potential gasket leak that would cause an interruption of or give inadequate anesthesia and ventilation, which could lead to temporary or permanent patient injury
Fungal meningitis patient files lawsuit against makers of tainted steroid shots
Back pain from a traffic accident in January sent Vilinda York to the Marion Pain Clinic on August 16, where she received two steroid shots. A week later the pain was still there, but she also had a headache, was
FDA warns of seizure risk with MS drug
Ampyra (dalfampridine), a drug used to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) walk, has been linked to seizures, according to a recent safety announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The majority of seizures happened within days to weeks
Chemotherapy drugs recalled due to glass particles in vials
Hospira Inc. is recalling certain lots of injectable chemotherapy drugs because the vials may be contaminated with tiny particles that can be inadvertently injected into patients, which could cause serious health problems that require immediate medical intervention.
New warning of serious skin rash issued for antidepressant Paxil
A new side effect has been added to the safety label of the antidepressant Paxil (paroxetine) following reports that some patients who used the drug developed a rare but life-threatening rash known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS).