Category: Diseases

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn Lawsuit

BMJ Study: SSRI Use During Pregnancy Doubles Risk of PPHN

According to the results of a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), women who use selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy have a significantly increased risk of giving birth to babies with persistent pulmonary hypertension of...

Accutane Ulcerative Colitis Lawsuit: $2M Awarded for Acne Drug Side Effects

In the latest Accutane lawsuit verdict reached against Roche, a New Jersey jury has awarded $2 million to a woman who developed ulcerative colitis after using the drug. The jury concluded that the drugmaker was responsible for her injuries as...

Spina Bifida Lawsuit

Spina Bifida Lawsuit

An increase in birth defects like spina bifida has recently been linked to a number of popular medications. The potentially serious side effects of many of these drugs has been a controversial topic for years. Women who took any of...

Clubfoot Lawsuit

Clubfoot Lawsuit

A number of widely-prescribed medications have been been linked to clubfoot, a birth defect that occurs when the feet are twisted inward so that the soles cannot be placed flat on the ground. Drugs linked to clubfoot include SSRI antidepressants, Depakote, over-the-counter...

Anal Atresia Lawsuit

Anal Atresia Lawsuit

  Since September 2005, information has been emerging that a number of popular antidepressant drugs may cause birth defects including a catastrophic condition known as anal atresia. Sadly, over 60% of children born with anal atresia will also be born with...

Prognosis of Tardive Dyskinesia

Symptoms may persist after medication has been discontinued Tardive Dyskinesia Prognosis The long-term prognosis for Tardive Dyskinesia varies considerably from patient to patient. Some people return to normal after they stop taking the drug which caused the Tardive Dyskinesia (these...

Reglan Tardive Dyskinesia Lawsuits

Reglan and Radiation Therapy

Reglan as treatment for radiation therapy side effects Reglan & Radiation Therapy: an Overview Cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy often experience nausea because the majority of standard treatments that are effective in killing cancer cells are likely to have a...

Tardive Dyskinesia & Infants, Babies, & Children

The FDA has recently issued a warning that links Tardive Dyskinesia to Reglan use in infants Tardive Dyskinesia in Children: an Overview Reglan, also known as Metoclopramide, is a prescription drug used to treat infant reflux disorder. Recently, the FDA...

Tardive Dyskinesia Symptoms

Symptoms of Tardive Dyskinesia involve the involuntary movement of the limbs, torso, face, jaw, or fingers What’s the problem? Reglan, a medication used to treat heartburn, has been linked to long-term involuntary muscle movement among people of all ages. In...

Reglan Uses

Uses and How to Use Reglan Reglan (Metoclopramide) Oral Reglan is used to treat certain conditions of the stomach and intestines. This medication is used as a short-term treatment (4 to 12 weeks) for persistent heartburn when the traditional medicines...