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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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Xeljanz

FDA has issued a new safety alert indicating that Xeljanz may increase the risk for cardiovascular events and cancer.

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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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Teva, Major Pharmacies Found Liable for Actions in Opioid Crisis in New York, Ohio
  • By: bshaffer

Pharmaceutical manufacturing giant, Teva has been found guilty of its role in the opioid crisis in the state of New York. In a separate ruling in Ohio, major pharmacies Walgreens, CVS and Walmart have been found liable for helping to create an oversupply of drugs leading to the opioid epidemic. The findings are in addition to others reached in federal and other state courts. Teva Found Guilty in State of New York Opioid Crisis A New York jury has ruled …

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Judge Rejects Opioid Lawsuit Settlement for Purdue Pharma’s Sackler Family
  • By: bshaffer

A federal judge has rejected Purdue Pharma’s Opioid Lawsuit Settlement agreement releasing the Sackler Family from liability over OxyContin. The agreement had been reached on December 16, 2021, in bankruptcy court and would settle thousands of Opioid lawsuits filed by government agencies and people who had been harmed by OxyContin. Through the bankruptcy court agreement, the Sackler family was to be allowed to pay $4.5 billion to avoid civil liability over their involvement in the Purdue Pharma-OxyContin Opioid lawsuit battles. …

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Automated Insulin Pumps and Smart Devices Use on Rise Due to Pandemic
  • By: bshaffer

Even the movie industry has noticed the increasing use of smart medical devices. The movie trailer for the animated Pixar film “Turning Red” features a diabetic kid who appears to be wearing an Automated Insulin Pump. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the lives of most people and has led to a restructuring of lifestyle and priorities. Businesses have had to rethink the way they work, some industries have seen dramatic downshifts in usage, while others have seen growing interest. One of …

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