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FDA Expands Losartan Recall Over Possible Cancer Risk

June 18, 2019   |  
Drug manufacturer Teva Pharmaceutical and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) have expanded a voluntary recall of losartan potassium tablets, a common medication used to treat high blood pressure, based on contamination by potentially cancer-causing impurity called NMBA. N-Nitroso-N-methyl-4-aminobutyric acid (NMBA) is believed to increase the risk of cancer to patients...
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Can I File an Opioid Lawsuit?

More than 700,000 people died from a drug overdose between 1999 and 2017 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Many of these deaths can be attributed to the abuse of opioids — powerful painkillers that are often highly addictive. Opioids include prescription...
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Cipro Side Effects: Serious Fluoroquinolone Risks & Lawsuits

February 22, 2019   |  
Serious Fluoroquinolones and Cipro side effects The FDA recently issued a drug safety announcement advising that side effects of Cipro and other fluoroquinolone antibiotics may include increased risk for ruptures or tears in the aorta. Manufacturers of fluoroquinolones, such as Ciprofloxacin — also marketed as Cipro — must now warn the...
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Opioid Crisis: Is America in Trouble?

January 17, 2018   |  
Are we facing a national medical crisis in our country and North Carolina at the hands of painkiller drugs?  Many experts and government officials think we are in the middle of an opioid crisis. What are painkillers and are they dangerous?  How is our government helping? Are there any current...
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Are Opioid Painkillers Too Addictive to Be Prescribed to Treat Chronic Pain?

September 8, 2017   |  
Addiction to opioid painkillers has become a nationwide problem. Opioids are meant as a short-term solution to help people treat the pain associated with severe injuries and health conditions. However, more and more, doctors are prescribing opioids to treat chronic pain, which appears to be contributing to the growing opioid...
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Why Are Drugs Still Being Prescribed Even Though They Lost in Court?

March 29, 2016   |  
Prescription drugs are designed to help people get better, or manage the symptoms of their illness or condition. While many prescription drugs do exactly this, some prescription drugs are downright dangerous. There have been hundreds of lawsuits filed against prescription drug manufacturers, most of which assert that patients experienced adverse conditions due to the...
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