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Drug Dangers provides information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.

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Thousands of Americans turn to medical attention to help improve their quality of life and relieve them of pain and suffering. Medications and implant surgeries, such as hip or knee replacement, can change and even save lives. However, pharmaceutical companies often cut corners where accuracy matters most – consumer safety. Insufficient lab testing and deceptive marketing tactics have cost thousands of patients their lives.

Thousands of Americans turn to medical attention to help improve their quality of life and relieve them of pain and suffering. Medications and implant surgeries, such as hip or knee replacement, can change and even save lives.

Zantac

The FDA has warned that heartburn medication Zantac may be contaminated with NDMA, an industrial chemical, known to be carcinogenic.

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Nexium

Nexium and other PPI medications have been shown to increase the risk of chronic kidney disease.

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Elmiron

Urinary medication, Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate) has been linked to pigmentary maculopathy, a degenerative ocular disorder which may result in vision loss or blindness.

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Belviq

The FDA has announced that weight-loss drug, Belviq is being voluntarily recalled after it was linked to an increased risk of cancer.

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Thousands of Americans turn to medical attention to help improve their quality of life and relieve them of pain and suffering. Medications and implant surgeries, such as hip or knee replacement, can change and even save lives.

Allergan Breast Implants

Allergan BIOCELL textured breast implants and tissue expanders were linked to a rare type of cancer known as breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

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Hip Replacements

While all of these hip replacement devices have been reported to cause health problems for a variety of patients.

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Hernia Mesh

Hernia mesh used in hernia repair surgeries may have been responsible for thousands of serious adverse events.

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Knee Replacements

Knee replacement lawsuits are being filed by thousands of patients who have been harmed by their knee replacement devices.

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Our goal at Drug Dangers is to help keep the public informed of medical devices and medications with serious side effects. As an online resource sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP, Drug Dangers strives to provide accurate, relevant information all in one place. Under the unfortunate circumstance that you or a loved one has been injured by a medication or medical device, fill out a form or give us a call today.

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Weight Loss Drug Removed from Market after Cancer Linked Identified
  • By: bshaffer

Eisai, Inc. voluntarily pulled its weight-loss drug Belviq from the market in February 2020 after it was determined that the drug poses a slightly increased risk of cancer. Despite the recall of the product, Eisai said it did not believe the FDA’s interpretation of the latest round of data on the drug’s safety and stated that it still believes the benefits outweigh the risks. According to the FDA, patients currently using Belviq should stop doing so immediately. They should dispose …

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More Lawsuits Filed against Maker of Popular Heartburn Medication after April FDA Recall
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Additional lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of Zantac, a popular medication used to treat heartburn and acid reflux. The new round of legal action comes after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on April 1, 2020, that it is requesting manufacturers of the drug to remove it from the market immediately. According to the FDA, the drug puts users at risk for exposure to N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a known carcinogen. The use of the medication could result …

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Additional Concerns about Valsartan Arise Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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Valsartan is a hypertension medication and used to treat heart failure. It lowers the risk of heart attack. Valsartan blocks angiotensin II from constricting blood vessels. It also reduces high blood pressure by activating aldosterone. It works by binding with angiotensin type I receptors. It’s an antagonist but works differently than other ACE inhibitors drugs that block the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II. In 2019, users of Valsartan began filing lawsuits against the drug’s manufacturer claiming the use …

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