Patients taking Abilify expected a drug to help treat psychotic disorders and depression. Now, hundreds are filing Abilify lawsuits
The main side effects linked to Accutane include suicide, depression and other serious mental conditions.
Actemra's serious side effects may include Serious infections, Stomach perforations, Low white blood cell counts, Increase in blood cholesterol levels, and Certain cancers. Although some side effects are common in drugs, Actemra started raising red flags even before it was approved by the FDA.
Actos is from the same family of drugs as Avandia – another type of diabetic medication. Actos usage and a bladder cancer link is being investigated by the FDA.
Allopurinol is a medication used to treat gout and kidney stones. Taking Allopurinol can lead to severe side effects including Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Aside from addiction, Ambien carries other frightening side effects, including hallucinations and sleepwalking. Patients taking the drug have fought back against the makers of Ambien by filing lawsuits and raising awareness about possible overdose and withdrawal symptoms associated with the sedative.
Many myeloma patients who have taken Aredia have experienced “bone death” or osteonecrosis of the jaw.
Avandia, which is the world's best-selling oral diabetes treatment, is linked to a higher risk of heart attacks among patients.
The Bair Hugger forced-air warming blanket is a device used during surgery to help maintain a patient’s body temperature while under anesthesia.
Baycol, also known as cerivastatin sodium, has been linked to kidney failure, muscle cell damage, and at least 100 deaths since it was introduced.
Thousands have filed Benicar lawsuits after suffering unexpected side effects from the blood pressure drug. This resulted in drugmakers Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories agreeing to a $300 million Benicar settlement.
Bextra is linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and sometimes fatal skin reactions such as Stevens Johnson Syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.
Nearly a thousand cases against Byetta and similar type 2 diabetes drugs are currently pending in a federal court in California. Learn more about Byetta side effects, its connection to cancer, and what the lawsuits are claiming.
Patients who have used Cardura are more likely to experience congestive heart failure.
Celebrex is used to treat arthritis and relieve pain and was found to increase the risk of heart attacks among users.
Chantix may increase a patient’s risk for having a heart attack or other heart-related issues.
Cochlear implants can be used to improve hearing but controversy over the devices and serious potential side effects have caused a number of cochlear implant lawsuits to be filed across the country. If you were injured you may have a claim.
The Eichholz Law Firm maintains one of the most extensive archives regarding class-action lawsuits for dangerous drugs and defective medical devices.
ADHD drug Concerta carries risks to patients of all ages. Some of the Concerta side effects include suicidal thoughts, heart problems, seizures, and more. That's why patients are exploring the possibility of a Concerta lawsuit.
Cordaronemay can cause an irregular heartbeat, wheezing, coughing, chest pain, chest discomfort, yellowing of the skin or eye, shortness of breath, or fainting.
Patients are filing Crestor lawsuits and accusing AstraZeneca of hiding dangerous side effects and failing to warn of the risks.
A recent study has linked the active ingredient in Darvon and Darvocet to abnormal heart rhythms, which in some cases can be fatal.
Individual and class action lawsuits continue to be filed with courts all over the country over data breaches
A defective medical device can bring chaos and turmoil in a victim's life in an instant but federal regulations exist to protect patient's rights and dedicated legal counsel will help retrieve any and all compensation settlements owed to the victim.
Top brands of denture cream, such as Fixodent and Super PolyGrip, have been linked to serious nerve damage.
Depakote is used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and migraines, but countless users say Depakote side effects are harmful and also cause birth defects.
DePuy Attune Knee Replacement System linked to loosening and failure, filing DePuy knee replacement lawsuits over claims the device is defectively designed
Find out more about the issues with the DePuy Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System and how victims may be able to file a DePuy elbow implant lawsuit.
As a result of damage caused by dicamba herbicide, farmers have started suing dicamba makers, including Monsanto, BASF, and DuPont. Find out more about what farmers are claiming and how a lawsuit can help.
The FDA has received reports that Duract was a suspect in 68 deaths, including 17 that involved liver failure.
Ephedra has been linked to serious side effects, including, but not limited to heart attacks, strokes, and wrongful deaths
Essure birth control device causes dangerous side effects in women despite claims by Bayer that the implant is safe and 99 percent effective.
Fentanyl patch abuse is one side effect of opioid patches that can have deadly consequences and has prompted a number of fentanyl patch lawsuits to be filed against the manufacturer of these potentially dangerous drugs.
Recent research has shown a strong link between Finasteride and sexual side effects, such as erectile dysfunction and decreased libido
Fosamax is used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease. Adverse side effects include painful femur bone fractures.
Gadolinium MRI contrast agents have been linked to a rare disease. Now, hundreds are filing lawsuits claiming that the makers hid the risks from the public.
GranuFlo users are six times more likely to develop cardiopulmonary arrest and sudden cardiac arrest.
During a total hip replacement, sometimes called a total hip arthroplasty, bone and cartilage that may have been damaged are also removed and replaced.
Thousands of patients claim that diabetes drug Invokana caused them to develop serious Invokana side effects such as kidney injuries, and diabetic ketoacidosis.
Isosorbide has been recalled due to some prescription pills being over-sized, which may cause a potential overdose.
IVC filters are medical devices designed to prevent blood clots. Internal injuries, severe pain, and even death may result as a complication from the devices.
Janumet is a type 2 diabetes drug that’s been linked to severe side effects like pancreatic cancer. Find out how active ingredients sitagliptin and metformin work and why hundreds of victims are filing metformin lawsuits.
Find out why so many people are filing sitagliptin lawsuits, how the unexpected Januvia side effects are affecting patients, and whether there is a Januvia class action lawsuit currently pending in court.
Just For Men is an over-the-counter solution to graying hair, but allergic reactions and chemical burns have resulted in numerous Just For Men lawsuits.
The FDA added a black box warning for Lamictal, regarding the serious, life-threatening and sometimes fatal rashes reported in both adult and pediatric
Lipitor users can develop severe problems from use of the drug which cause serious temporary and permanent injuries. Lipitor has been proven to increase allergic reactions, create liver problems, and increase blood sugar levels, just to name a few symptoms.
Since the Medtronic SynchroMed II Pump was first approved by the FDA in 2004, dozens of recalls have been issued over defects and problems with the devices.
Women are reporting serious Mirena side effects, such as infection, perforation, false brain tumors, and more.
The Roundup lawsuit asserts that Monsanto has known for more than 30 years that the use of Roundup can cause cancers. However, the company decided not to inform the public and continued to claim that the product was safe and non-toxic to humans, pets, and other animals.
Patients who have used Neurontin for non-FDA approved use have been found to be at an elevated risk for serious side effects, including suicidal tendencies.
Even though Nexium is one of the top-selling heartburn drugs in the country, it carries Nexium side effects that have put countless users at risk for fractures, kidney troubles, and more. Now victims are filing Nexium lawsuits.
The NFL has consistently ignored or disparaged research linking concussions to long-term side effects. This has resulted in numerous suicides and ruined lives.
Avanir Pharmaceuticals under investigation for pushing its drug Nuedexta, used to treat patients with pseudobulbar affect (PBA), on elderly dementia patients.
Nuplazid was approved to treat Parkinson's disease psychosis by the FDA through an expedited process. However, Nuplazid has been associated with hundreds of deaths. Find out more about Nuplazid dosing and side effects.
NuvaRing can thicken the blood in the body, raising the risks of stroke and other potentially deadly side effects
NuVasive MAGEC system used for the treatment of early onset scoliosis has been linked to serious complications in children implanted with the device.
People who have suffered health problems after taking Ocella may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering
Diabetes drug Onglyza may carry dangerous side effects, including heart failure and pancreatitis, and according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the medication puts patients at a greater risk of being hospitalized for heart failure.
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed over opioid drugs and their addictiveness. Targets of opioid lawsuits range from distributors and manufacturers of opioids to doctors and pharmacies. Find out more about the mounting lawsuits.
Oral Sodium Phosphate (OSP) has been linked to acute phosphate nephropathy, also known as nephrocalcinosis, a serious kidney injury.
Thrombosis, or the formation of blood clots in blood vessels, is a possible side effect of using Ortho Evra.
The most common orthopedic injuries can cause severe pain and affect a person’s daily activities. Personal injury lawsuits are often filed when an orthopedic injury is caused by defective medical devices or negligence.
OxyContin has become a key culprit in the deadly opioid epidemic now plaguing the United States. Drugmaker Purdue Pharma has been the target of OxyContin lawsuits over side effects such as abuse and addiction.
Find out all about ParaGard IUD, how it compares to competitor Mirena, and why some women are thinking about filing a ParaGard lawsuit after experiencing unexpected and severe side effects like a pelvic inflammatory disease.
Potential adverse side effects include violent behavior and agitation. Paxil users also may be at risk of suicide.
Founded in 1849, Pfizer has become a major drug manufacturer with revenue most recently believed to be about $58 billion.
Studies have shown that Plavix carries no significant benefit and that the medication dangers actually increase the risk of injury
PPA was common in diet drugs, nasal decongestants and cough medications. U.S. consumers each year buy about 6 billion doses of product containing PPA.
The blood thinning drug Pradaxa, which has been linked to more than 540 patient deaths the focus of numerous lawsuits. When a patient who is using a drug like Pradaxa suffers a serious bleeding event, their blood fails to clot and can sometimes lead to the patient bleeding to death.
Prilosec is a popular heartburn medication used to treat GERD and other stomach issues. What many users don’t know is that long-term use of Prilosec carries increased risks of serious side effects, including kidney damage and more.
If a consumer product is considered defective, unsafe, or fails to meet design, construction or performance standards, and causes harm to someone, a product liability claim could be the best course of action to collect compensation.
A new study suggests that Propecia may cause adverse sexual side effects, even after a patient stops using it.
This drug is linked to irregular heartbeats and in some cases resulted in sudden death.
Prozac side effects have included violent behavior, either harming themselves or others, and suicidal behavior.
Raxar was linked to potentially fatal side effects, including deadly arrhythmia (heart-rhythm disturbances).
Redux lawsuits have been filed alleging heart-valve disease among patients in addition to an often fatal lung condition known as PPH
Reglan has been linked to the movement disorder tardive dyskinesia, a condition that causes uncontrollable, repetitive movements of the body.
Rezulin has hospitalized dozens of patients, all suffering with livers and heart ailments.
Risperdal side effects, such as gynecomastia, have prompted thousand of lawsuits, some of which are going to trial or being settled out of court.
Ritalin increases the levels of dopamine in the brain and can cause seizures, depression, and suicidal thoughts.
Side effects may include temporary or permanent unwanted, unattractive, and uncontrolled face or body movements.
Serevent has been linked to severe asthma episodes that are potentially life threatening.
Soriatane has been linked to several dangerous side effects including serious birth defects, depression and suicidal thoughts.
If you are pregnant and are depressed speaking with a health professional can help you determine what your best treatment options are.
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a rare and serious adverse skin and mucous membrane reaction, which often include blisters, rash and skin pain. It is often caused by a reaction to a medication.
Synthroid has been linked to adverse side effects, including severe headache in children, skin rash or hives.
Millions of women have used Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder and their Shower to Shower brand as part of a daily hygiene routine. Johnson & Johnson has been in possession of scientific studies indicating women who regularly use these products for hygienic use have higher rates of ovarian cancer diagnoses.
Tasigna is a drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia by blocking proteins that make cancer cells grow. However, growing evidence points to a connection between the use of Tasigna and atherosclerosis, a dangerous disease in which plaque builds up inside arteries.
Cancer survivors are claiming that Taxotere caused permanent and unexpected hair loss, and they are taking the makers of Taxotere to court for failing to warn them of unexpected side effects, misleading the public with false advertising, and marketing a dangerous drug.
Tekturna and Tekturna HCT are oral hypertension prescriptions that are used to reduce high blood pressure.
Drug companies have marketed testosterone for more than its approved use in testosterone replacement therapy. Find out more about the side effects of low testosterone treatment and the thousands of pending testosterone lawsuits.
The FDA placed Topamax in the pregnancy category D which signifies that there is positive evidence of fetal human risk.
Majority of transvaginal mesh complications have led to the removal of the mesh and additional surgeries, including IV therapy, blood transfusions and drainage.
Truvada is linked to several dangerous adverse effects including lactic acidosis, a life-threatening complication, as well as liver, kidney, and bone problems.
Despite the widespread use of Tylenol, the drug carries side effects that could be deadly to the public, such as liver damage.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently raised awareness among patients and physicians about vaginal rejuvenation treatments and laser vaginal rejuvenation.
We are actively investigating claims on behalf of patients who took blood pressure medication containing valsartan and were later diagnosed with liver damage, tumors, or cancer. Patients who received blood pressure medication containing valsartan may have legal recourse against the drug manufacturer.
Viagra is a controversial drug with a reputation for unexpected side effects like sudden hearing loss and vision loss. Now the erectile dysfunction medication may be responsible for causing an increased risk of fatal skin cancer.
Vyaire Medical’s AirLife Resuscitation Devices are part of a class I recall initiated by the FDA due to errors in manufacturing that may cause injury or death to the patient. Act now to see if you qualify for a claim.
Xarelto has been linked to severe side effects and adverse reactions such as uncontrollable bleeding and an increased risk of blood clots.
Yasmin has been associated with several serious side effects. An ingredient in this drug has been traced back to raising blood potassium levels.
Pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are some of Yaz's most severe side effects
After reports of lethal inflammatory brain disorders, MS drug Zinbryta was withdrawn from the market. Find out more about Zinbryta side effects and the Zinbryta
the FDA has issued warnings to patients and healthcare professionals about the increased risk for muscle injury associated with Zocor.
GlaxoSmithKline illegally marketed Zofran for morning sickness despite knowing the dangers it could pose to unborn children, leading to multiple lawsuits.
Nearly 1 in 3 US adults will develop shingles in their lifetime, but the Zostavax vaccine has been shown to be only about 51 percent effective. Now, Zostavax lawsuits are being filed in federal court accusing the manufacturer, Merck, of designing a defective drug.
Zyban side effects include seizures, severe nervousness, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, and dangerous allergic reactions.