Injured by Yaz® or Yasmin®?

On October 28, 2010, in Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, by Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer

CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY, TIME IS RUNNING OUT ON YOUR YAZ® or YASMIN® CLAIM.
Yasmin® and Yaz® are oral contraceptives produced by Bayer, Berlex and Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceutical and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001 and 2006 respectively. Both these birth control pills combine hormones, specifically estrogen and progestin, to prevent [...]

Propulsid

On September 8, 2010, in Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, by Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Propulsid
All About Propulsid

Propulsid (Cisapride) is a prescription drug manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceutica, and marketed by Johnson and Johnson. The principal ingredient in Propulsid is the chemical compound Cisapride. Propulsid was first approved as a new drug by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July 1993. Propulsid is prescribed to treat nighttime heartburn caused by [...]

Parke-Davis' Rezulin Linked by FDA to 28 Deaths

On August 31, 2010, in Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, by Silverman and Fodera Personal Injury Law Firm

Rezulin
Parke-Davis’ Rezulin Linked By FDA to 28 Deaths

The FDA has advised that diabetes drug Rezulin, manufactured by Parke-Davis, only be used as a last resort for diabetes, because it has been linked to 28 deaths and serious liver damage. Rezulin’s generic name is troglitazone. It has been used to treat type 2 diabetes [...]

Is It Safe to Take Fen-Phen?

On August 31, 2010, in Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, Defective Products, by Silverman and Fodera Personal Injury Law Firm

Fen-Phen
Is It Safe to Take Fen-Phen?
Background
This article concerns the prescribing in combination of two anorexic (appetite suppressing) drugs, Fenfluramine [fen] and Phentermine [phen], which separately have been on the market since the 1970s. Physicians became interested in combining the medications following the 1992 publication of a University of Rochester study conducted by Dr. Michael Weintraub [...]

Ephedrine, Ma Huang, and Ephedra

On August 31, 2010, in Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, by Silverman and Fodera Personal Injury Law Firm

Ephedrine, Ma Huang, and Ephedra
FDA Warns of Danger

The Food and Drug Administration and the National Council Against Health Fraud have identified ephedrine as the worst over-the-counter and/or mail order product. It is contained in many diet pills and food supplements. The FDA has reported in excess of 300 cases of adverse reaction to ephedrine [...]

All About Propulsid

On August 31, 2010, in Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, by Silverman and Fodera Personal Injury Law Firm

Propulsid
All About Propulsid

Propulsid (Cisapride) is a prescription drug manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceutica, and marketed by Johnson and Johnson. The principal ingredient in Propulsid is the chemical compound Cisapride. Propulsid was first approved as a new drug by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July 1993. Propulsid is prescribed to treat nighttime heartburn caused by [...]