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Year: 2011

The Side Effects of Actos

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Actos (generic pioglitazone hydrochloride) is a prescription drug used for treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Recent studies have revealed that Actos patients may face an increased risk of bladder cancer from the extended use of Actos. Actos Side Effects & Symptoms of Bladder Cancer Frequent Urination Blood in Urine Pain during Urination Feeling of Need… Continue reading The Side Effects of Actos

Kansas Death from Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupe

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Federal health officials have raised the death toll to 18 in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it has confirmed 100 illnesses in 20 states, including the 18 deaths. The agency said it has confirmed two additional deaths in Colorado and one in Kansas since last week. The… Continue reading Kansas Death from Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupe

Actos Bladder Cancer Side Effects

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Actos® (generic pioglitazone hydrochloride) is prescription drug used for treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Recent studies have revealed that Actos patients may face an increased risk of bladder cancer from the extended use of Actos. If you or a loved one has taken Actos® and have symptoms of or have been diagnosed with Bladder Cancer,… Continue reading Actos Bladder Cancer Side Effects

Prescription Drugs That May Cause Birth Defects

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Topamax® Depakote® Zoloft® Paxil® Celexa® Lexapro® Other Selective Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors Contact Peterson & Associates, P.C. for a FREE Birth Defect Legal Consultation. Antidepressants & Birth Defects A study done at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in September 2007, researchers found that out of 500,000 pregnant woman, fifty percent were unaware that the drugs they… Continue reading Prescription Drugs That May Cause Birth Defects

Actos Lawsuit Information

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Actos® (generic pioglitazone hydrochloride) is prescription drug used for treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Recent studies have revealed that Actos patients may face an increased risk of bladder cancer from the extended use of Actos. If you or a loved one has taken Actos® and have symptoms of or have been diagnosed with Bladder Cancer, Contact… Continue reading Actos Lawsuit Information

Prescription Drugs That May Be Linked To Causing Birth Defects

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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 That May Be Linked To Causing Birth Defects

Depakote Birth Defects

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Depakote, manufactured by Abbot Laboratories, was put on the market in 1983. The drug is an anti-epileptic used to treat seizures, bipolar disorder, and migraines. The drug is listed as a Pregnancy Category D drug and has a 4-fold increase in serious birth defects compared to other anticonvulsant drugs. This includes Spina Bifida, Heart Defects,… Continue reading Depakote Birth Defects

About Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH)

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In the womb, the pathway of your baby’s blood circulation is different than it is after birth. In the uterus, a baby’s circulation bypasses the lungs. The lungs are not needed to exchange oxygen because the placenta (the organ that nourishes and protects your developing baby) supplies the baby with oxygen through the umbilical cord.… Continue reading About Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH)

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Birth Defects Potentially Linked To Zoloft®

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In recent studies, researchers have discovered that the use of prescription drugs such as Antidepressants & Anti-Seizure medications taken during pregnancy may cause Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension and other birth defects. Fifty percent of the women taking the medications were not notified that the drugs they were taking put their baby at risk for birth defects.… Continue reading Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Birth Defects Potentially Linked To Zoloft®

Avandia Recall

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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

PPHN Birth Defect Lawsuits-Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

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In the womb, the pathway of your baby’s blood circulation is different than it is after birth. In the uterus, a baby’s circulation bypasses the lungs. The lungs are not needed to exchange oxygen because the placenta (the organ that nourishes and protects your developing baby) supplies the baby with oxygen through the umbilical cord.… Continue reading PPHN Birth Defect Lawsuits-Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

When Was Darvocet® Recalled?

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Darvocet was recalled in November 2010 when the FDA announced that the painkillers may increase the risk of heart problems, suicide and overdose. Darvocet, Darvon and generic equivalents are propoxyphene-based painkillers. The Darvocet lawyers at Peterson & Assoc., P.C. are currently evaluating potential lawsuits for victims of Darvocet and Darvon. If you or a loved… Continue reading When Was Darvocet® Recalled?