Category: Dangerous Drugs

Fentanyl Recall

Alvogen Fentanyl Patch Recall Lawsuit

April 23, 2019 - Fentanyl opioid patches manufactured by Pine Brook, New Jersey-based Alvogen, Inc., recalled for dosing error. Labeling on patches may indicate wrong dosage, Prompting FDA warning.

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Valsartan Recall Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced multiple nationwide recalls for valsartan, a widely-prescribed blood pressure medication, after it was found to be contaminated with a toxin linked to an increased risk for cancer.

Kratom pills

Oregon Firm Recalls Kratom Over Salmonella Contamination

March 4, 2019 - Springfield, Oregon-based Sunstone Organics is recalling certain batches of kratom products over concerns they may be tainted with salmonella bacteria, according to an FDA recall notice issued Friday.

Prescription Drug Bottle

Losartan Recall Lawsuit

Our lawyers are reviewing potential 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 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.