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Dangerous Drugs

Prescription drugs are meant to help those with a medical condition or ailment. Pharmaceutical companies have a responsibility to clearly disclose any potentially harmful side effects.  If you have been injured due to a dangerous drug, we may be able to help.

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Defective Products

When a faulty medical device or consumer product causes a personal injury, the manufacturer may be held responsible to pay damages to those who have suffered. Our team has proven success with these types of cases.

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Current Cases

Abilify

This antipsychotic drug used to treat certain disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has been linked to compulsive behaviors such as gambling. The makers of this drug failed to warn patients and doctors of the increased risk of such behaviors.
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Hernia Mesh

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Physiomesh, made of non-absorbable propylene, was first approved by the FDA in 2010 and became hugely popular despite a high rate of complications. This device was recalled on May 27, 2016.
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Invokana

A diabetes medication that was associated with diabetic ketoacidosis , kidney problems, pancreatitis, bone fractures, and lower-limb amputation.

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Talcum Powder

Although manufacturers of talc products such as baby powder have known for decades of the link between talcum powder and cancer, these companies chose not to warn women of the risk of ovarian cancer from their products.
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Takata Airbag

To save money, the maker of these airbags chose to use an unstable propellent, which degrades over time, causing shrapnel to hit passengers. Millions of cars have been affected and the airbag has since been recalled.
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Taxotere

This chemotherapy drug used for breast cancer treatment has been associated with permanent hair loss. However, the makers of this medication, Sanofi-Aventis, only supplied a warning of temporary hair loss.
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Mirena IUD

This contraceptive implant has been found to cause a rare condition known as pseudotumor cerebri (PTC), or a “false brain tumor,” which includes side effects such as blurred vision, ringing ears, severe headaches, or swelling of the optic nerves.
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Testosterone Therapy

There are many different brands of testosterone therapy which are commonly used, including Androgel, Androderm, Axiron, Depo Testosterone, Fortesta, Striant, Testim, and Testopel. Recent studies have found that these drugs may double the risk of heart attack and stroke in some men over 65 years of age.
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Past Cases

Essure

The product is marketed as non-hormonal birth control and is sold as a less invasive form of permanent birth control. However, the product has been linked to serious side-effects and complications. In the most serious cases, some women have reported perforated organs, migration of the device, ectopic pregnancies, chronic pelvic pain, bleeding, and in the most severe cases, death.
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Benicar

An antihypertension drug used to treat high blood pressure has been associated with severe intestinal and digestive issues. The makers of this drug have agreed to a $300 million dollar settlement, but claims must be filed soon.
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Transvaginal Mesh

This surgical procedure was designed to permanently fix pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Side effects included mesh erosion, organ perforation, and infections.
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Plavix and Pradaxa

While the drugs were found to be effective in reducing the patient’s’ risk of stroke, patients were found to be more susceptible to side-effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach bleeding, and in some cases, brain hemorrhage and death.
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Risperdal

A number of studies have linked the use of Risperdal to enlarged breast tissue in young men, also known as gynecomastia.
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Zofran

An anti-nausea drug prescribed to pregnant women for morning sickness was linked to increased birth defects.

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