Drug Recall Cases
Each year thousands of people are injured or killed because of
dangerous drugs. Last year (2000-2001), the drugs Rezulin, Propulsid,
Lotronex, Ephedrine (herbal) and PPA were either recalled or
subject to warnings by the FDA.
These types of matters are handled by attorneys with specialized
practices. These cases are handled by specialized law firms that
handle these types of cases. If you or someone your know has
been harmed by a dangerous or recalled drug. Please contact us
and we will refer you to qualified counsel.
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Enbrel Infections and
Arava Side Effects Lawsuits
Meridia Side Effects
Including Heart Attack, PPH and Stroke >>
Pondimin and Redux Linked to
Birth Control Pills
Linked to Cervical Cancer >>
Kava Liver Damage Lawsuits>>
Vioxx Heart Attack and
Dangerous Side Effects Cases >>
Oxycontin Addiction and Abuse
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Baycol Drug Recall August
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Involving Withdrawal, Addiction and Suicide >>
The popular diet drug Fen-phen has been linked to serious
side effects Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH) and heart valve
On March 21, 2000 head of the FDA's center for Drug evaluation
and Research stated that the "Continued use of Rezulin"
posed an "unacceptable risk " to diabetes patients.
At least 63 Rezulin users have died of liver failure. The total
number of deaths is estimated to be as many as ten times higher
than the reported 63 cases.
Rezulin was banned in England in December 1997, following
the death of an American who took the drug. The drug manufacturer,
Warner-Lambert successfully fought a ban in the U.S. for 27 months
before the FDA decided to prohibit sales of the drug on March
21, 2000. Before the ban, sales of Rezulin generated Warner-Lambert
$1.8 billion in revenues. At its peak, the drug was prescribed
488,000 times in January of 1999.
According to the FDA Ephedrine also know as Ephedra or Ma
Haung has Sickened or Killed 273 Users. The most serious cases
involve death, heart attack and stroke. While the agency wouldn't
verify how many people died as a result of taking the herbal
stimulant, often used to promote weight loss, earlier reports
put the number at about 30. A source familiar with the latest
cases, who asked not to be identified, says they include an additional
Ephedra, derived from an Asiatic shrub, contains ephedrine, a
stimulant that acts on the central nervous system to like Sudafed
and Actifed, which fall under the FDA's watch.