Harmful Drugs and Medical Devices Blog

Each year, unsafe drugs and defective medical devices cause countless disabling personal injuries, even death. Some of these products are recalled, while others are allowed to stay on the market.

Xarelto 101-The Facts About This Potentially Dangerous Drug

Published on April 29, 2015 by

Invented and manufactured by the pharmaceutical giant Bayer, Xarelto is an oral anticoagulant designed to prevent blood clots by inhibiting factor Xa. It is marketed by Janssen Pharmaceutical as Xarelto, and it is the first orally active direct factor Xa inhibitor.

On July 1, 2011, the FDA approved the ...

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What Are the Birth Defects Related to the Use of Zofran?

Published on April 28, 2015 by

Kidney Problems and Beyond

A study published by Australian researchers, Off-Label Use of Zofran (also technically known as “Ondansetron”) in Pregnancy in Western Australia, found that babies born to women who used Zofran during the first trimester had a 20% higher likelihood of being born with medical problems, including ...

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What is the Difference between Mass Torts Case and a Class Action Lawsuit?

Published on April 24, 2015 by

Most people have probably heard of class action lawsuits, and lots of us may have even been asked to join one or received a letter telling us that we qualify to receive money (usually a tiny, tiny amount) if we sign off on the included form. Because class action lawsuits ...

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