The effects of medication errors range from mild to severe. Some people only suffer a few side effects while others come close to death. When a medication error causes you significant harm or distress, you might be able to sue for medical malpractice. Figuring out what caused the medication error is crucial to proving your… Continue reading Top Causes of Medication Errors
A medication error can happen in between the creation of the drug to the giving of the drug. All it takes is a minor error to cause disastrous consequences for patients. Injuries and deaths can be caused by negligent drug companies and careless pharmacists alike. You may not have to pay for the damages you… Continue reading Most Common Types of Medication Errors
As of April 2020, Zantac and ranitidine-based heartburn generics are no longer available in American stores. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a complete recall of the medication and urged its consumers and patients to ask their doctors about other treatment options. The drug, which has been on the market for nearly 40 years, was found… Continue reading FDA Recalls All Zantac (Ranitidine) Heartburn Drugs
Antidepressants & Anti-Seizure medications such as Topamax, Depakote, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro, and others, have been associated with a higher risk of Birth Defects if taken during pregnancy. These drugs have been linked to birth defects such as cardiac defects, persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns (PPHN) neural tube defects, craniosynostosis, anal atresia, cleft lip, cleft… Continue reading Prescription Drugs & Birth Defects
New developments in a case against Pfizer Inc. show that the company may have known about the potential link between the popular anti-depressant Zoloft and birth defects. If your child was born with birth defects after the mother took Zoloft during pregnancy, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact our dangerous drug lawyers to discuss your claim.… Continue reading Report Shows Pfizer May Have Known About Zoloft Side Effects
There are few things more concerning than being prescribed medication that is supposed to help you and learning that you may be at risk for devastating side effects. That is the situation that thousands of Benicarusers find themselves in. Benicar, a popular medication used to treat high blood pressure, has raised serious concerns. The drug has caused… Continue reading New Research Highlights Benicar Complications
An orofacial cleft occurs when parts of the lip or palate do not completely fuse together during the first 3 months of pregnancy. A cleft lip may appear as a small notch in the edge of the lip only or extend into the nose. It may also extend into the gums. A cleft palate may… Continue reading About Cleft Palate Birth Defects – What Can Cause?
Avandia Recall: In Sept. 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will significantly restrict the use of the diabetes drug Avandia (rosiglitazone) to patients with Type 2 diabetes who cannot control their diabetes on other medications. These new restrictions are in response to data that suggest an elevated risk of cardiovascular events,… Continue reading Avandia Recall