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Onglyza

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[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1485393882049{padding-bottom: 43px !important;}"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1492487256726{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 5px !important;}"] Onglyza Lawsuit [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Onglyza, also known as saxagliptin, and kombiglyze CR (saxagliptin and metformin) and both forms of a new class of diabetic drug referred to as DPP-4 inhibitors. Onglyza managed to gain approval from the FDA in spite of many initial concerns regarding its cardiovascular safety. Anyone who has been harmed by the substance may be entitled to compensation. The concerns surrounding Onglyza were mirrored in a post-marketing safety study which revealed that the substance was correlated with an increased risk of heart failure and even death. Our attorneys are now discussing...

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Invokana

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[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1485393882049{padding-bottom: 43px !important;}"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1492487072536{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 5px !important;}"] Invokana Lawsuit [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Invokana is a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor, also referred to as a SGLT2 inhibitor. This is a class of medication that has been approved by the FDA for treating adults with type 2 diabetes by addressing low blood sugar. However, SGLT2 inhibitors such as Invokana may also lead to a serious condition called diabetic ketoacidosis or DKA. This condition is characterized by excessive acidity of the blood. Other symptoms listed by the FDA include broken bones and kidney injuries. However, several companies including Johnson & Johsnon (manufacturers of Invokana) continue to...

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Abilify

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[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1485393882049{padding-bottom: 43px !important;}"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Abilify, technically arpiprazole, is a antipsychotic medication that treats disorders like schizophrenia and depression. The drug is advertised as being able to reset the body’s ‘thermostat’ but the precise mechanisms of action are unknown. What this means in simple terms is that Abilify works through unknown methods, meaning that if you ingest it, you can’t be precisely sure how it is affecting the body. This may sound worrying but it is actually true of many medications and drugs that we take today. What’s more worrying is that increasingly, research is suggesting that Abilify might cause a...

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Talcum Powder

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[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1485393882049{padding-bottom: 43px !important;}"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Talcum Powder Lawsuit Over 20 studies have linked talcum powder to increased risk of ovarian cancer since 1971. In 2003, an analysis of 16 studies was conducted, which ultimately concluded that women using talcum powder are 33% more likely to develop the form of cancer. Johnson & Johnson is a manufacturer of several tal-based powders, which include the likes of Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower. The company allegedly had prior knowledge of the risk that the products posed, dating back to 1982 at the latest. Regardless, they failed to warn consumers of the risk...

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Xarelto

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[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1485393882049{padding-bottom: 43px !important;}"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1487198040498{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 5px !important;}"] Xarelto Lawsuit [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Xarelto is a substance that is sold as a medication that can reduce the likelihood of stroke, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis and a number of other conditions. It was approved by the FDA in 2011 and has been in wide use ever since. In essence, Xarelto is a type of blood thinner, meaning that it can help to reduce blood pressure and allow blood to move more freely and easily through the veins and arteries – thereby combating the conditions listed. It has been promoted as being...

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Risperdal

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Johnson & Johnson’s antipsychotic drugs Risperdal, Risperdal Consta and Invega made billions of dollars for the company, but they are linked to serious side effects like breast development in boys (called gynecomastia) and movement disorders such as tardive dyskinesia. J&J already paid millions to the government for improperly marketing Risperdal, and now it faces lawsuits filed by patients. Patriot’s generic risperidone is also linked to these side effects....

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Essure

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The Essure Permanent Birth Control System is made up of two metal coils that doctors place inside the fallopian tubes. Bayer claims the device is nearly 100 percent effective at preventing pregnancy. But thousands of women claim the device injured them, and it should be banned. Those same women filed lawsuits against the device’s maker....

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The blood-thinner Xarelto can cause uncontrolled bleeding — a dangerous and possibly fatal side effect for which there is no antidote. Plaintiffs who say they were harmed by the drug and family members who lost loved ones to severe bleeding filed lawsuits against Bayer, the drug’s maker. They claim Bayer failed to warn them and manufactured a faulty drug....

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