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1312, 2013

Johnson & Johnson Pegged for $2.2 Billion Settlement Over Risperdal

By | December 13th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug, Bad Drug News, Risperdal|Comments Off on Johnson & Johnson Pegged for $2.2 Billion Settlement Over Risperdal

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412, 2013

Makers of Topamax Hit With $4 Million Verdict for Birth Defect Case

By | December 4th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug, Bad Drug News, Topamax|Comments Off on Makers of Topamax Hit With $4 Million Verdict for Birth Defect Case

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of Johnson & Johnson, was stung by a $4.02 million verdict last week after being accused of not warning pregnant women of the dangers to unborn children by their popular drug, [...]

1211, 2013

OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplements Recalled After Liver Failure Death & Injuries

By | November 12th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug, Bad Drug News|Comments Off on OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplements Recalled After Liver Failure Death & Injuries

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter to USPlabs, LLC, of Dallas, Texas, earlier this month, asserting that, OxyElite Pro dietary supplements, has been linked to liver disease. Further, the FDA went [...]

410, 2013

Medical Mistakes Now 3rd Leading Cause of Death In U.S.

By | October 4th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug News, Bad Medical Device|Comments Off on Medical Mistakes Now 3rd Leading Cause of Death In U.S.

Preventable, Medical Mistakes Now A Leading Cause of Death Back in 1999 the Institute of Medicine concluded that 98,000 people per year were dying in hospitals because of preventable, human error. Now, 14 years later, [...]

2809, 2013

Good News! 80 Percent Of World Now Polio-Free

By | September 28th, 2013|Categories: Health News|Comments Off on Good News! 80 Percent Of World Now Polio-Free

With southeast Asia added to the list, the world is now considered to be 80 percent polio free. Not all drugs are bad. In fact, based on some calculations, 80 percent of nations around the [...]

1609, 2013

FDA Refuses To Allow Gay Blood Donations

By | September 16th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug News|Comments Off on FDA Refuses To Allow Gay Blood Donations

FDA Refuses To Allow Gay Blood Donations American Medical Association Says Practice Is Discriminatory And Not Based On Science Last month, more than 80 members of Congress wrote to the Department of Health and Human [...]

909, 2013

The Truth About Prescription Errors & Dosage Mistakes

By | September 9th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug News|Comments Off on The Truth About Prescription Errors & Dosage Mistakes

Every year, deaths occur due to pharmacological mistakes. In nearly every case, the cause is human error. Simply moving the decimal point one digit to the right can cause instant overdose and death in some [...]

2503, 2013

Byetta and Thyroid Cancer – A New Concern

By | March 25th, 2013|Categories: Byetta, Januvia|Comments Off on Byetta and Thyroid Cancer – A New Concern

Byetta Users At Risk of Thyroid Cancer Byetta, was approved for use by the U.S. food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2005. As soon as it became available, Byetta was marketed as a means to [...]

703, 2013

Lipitor Lawsuits

By | March 7th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug, Lipitor|Comments Off on Lipitor Lawsuits

Lipitor Lawsuits Lipitor (Atorvastatin Calcium), a product of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, is a pharmaceutical that is used for the treatment of high cholesterol. Lipitor is commonly referred to as a statin, and is similar to other [...]

702, 2013

Johnson & Johnson Hip Replacement Recall

By | February 7th, 2013|Categories: Bad Medical Device, Depuy|Comments Off on Johnson & Johnson Hip Replacement Recall

Records Reveal Company New of 40% Failure Rate Internal memos and company records reveal that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson knew well ahead of time that approximately forty percent of their DePuy Hip Replacement Systems [...]

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