Category: Dangerous Drugs

Prescription Drug Bottle

Losartan Recall Lawsuit

Our lawyers are filing lawsuits for people who were harmed by the side effects of losartan, a blood pressure medication that has been recalled by several companies after being found to be contaminated with a carcinogenic (cancer-causing) substance.

Xeljanz

Xeljanz Lawsuit

Use of the rheumatoid arthritis medication Xeljanz (generic: tofacitinib) has been linked to a significantly increased risk for serious side effects including blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism), cancer, opportunistic infections, and even death when taken at the dosage...

Fentanyl

Ohio Doctor Linked to 28 Fentanyl Overdoses

Dr. William Husel, a critical care medicine specialist and anesthesiologist at Mount Carmel Hospital System in Columbus, Ohio, is being investigated for his role in at least 28 "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" overdoses on fentanyl, a painkiller 50-100 times...

Irbesartan

Irbesartan Lawsuit

Side effects of the blood pressure medication Irbesartan may include cancer, as the drug was recalled in January 2019 for contamination with a carcinogen.

AndroGel

AbbVie to Pay $3M AndroGel Settlement

AbbVie Inc., maker of the best-selling testosterone supplement Androgel, has been ordered to pay $3 million over a lawsuit filed by an Oregon man who claimed that the product caused him to have a heart attack.

Cipro

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics May Cause Fatal Heart Damage: FDA Warning

Prescription medications commonly used to treat upper respiratory infection, urinary tract infections (UTIs) can cause painful and sometimes life-threatening damage to the body’s main artery, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning.

Synthetic Cannabinoid

Synthetic Cannabinoids Linked to Severe Bleeding: CDC Warning

More than 200 cases of severe and unexplained bleeding from synthetic cannabinoids suspected of being laced with rat poison have been reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the agency announced on May 25, 2018.