Defective Drugs Archives

Defective Drugs June 30, 2018

Androgel/Low T Lawsuits & Settlement Updates for 2018

A settlement agreement was recently reached between Endo International, makers of Androgel, and the 1300 plaintiffs who sued the company… Read More

Defective Drugs June 24, 2018

Nexium, Prilosec Lawsuits Scheduled to Begin in September 2020

Bellwether trials for proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication lawsuits are scheduled to begin in September 2020. Consumers filed the lawsuits… Read More

Defective Drugs May 2, 2017

Town Struggling With Opioid Addiction Takes Fight to Drugmaker

The mayor of Everett, Washington is suing the drugmaker responsible for the pain medication OxyContin, claiming that the company was… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs April 25, 2017

Ibuprofen Linked to Heightened Risk for Cardiac Arrest

Using ibuprofen and other common painkillers puts users at an increased risk for heart attacks, according to a new Danish… Read More

Defective Drugs March 14, 2017

2017 Update: Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Testosterone replacement therapy may not deliver the benefits it advertises and potentially carries risks for cardiovascular health, according to new… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs March 9, 2017

Invokana Update 2017: FDA Steps Up Warnings About Invokana

In June 2016, the FDA strengthened its prior warnings about the diabetes medication Invokana, advising in a safety announcement that… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Users of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) May Develop Chronic Kidney Disease Without Showing Symptoms

A new study shows that users of proton-pump inhibitor medications (PPIs), while at a higher risk for chronic kidney damage,… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs December 6, 2016

Recent FDA Action May Increase the Number of Invokana Injuries

Just three years after its approval, the Type 2 diabetes medication, Invokana (canagliflozin), multiple warnings and safety alerts have already… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs August 4, 2016

Ketoacidosis Problems Known on Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals Drug Invokana

A recent product liability lawsuit against Invokana manufacturer Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals alleges the company knew of the risks… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs July 28, 2016

Nexium Lawsuit Filed for Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN)

Nexium is a drug used to treat heartburn and acid reflux disease, and is one of the most used medications… Read More