Tag Archives: Drug Side Effects

5 Things to Know About Opioid Lawsuits in 2022

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As the opioid epidemic continues to ravage communities across the United States, more lawsuits are being filed against pharmaceutical companies for their role in creating and exacerbating the crisis. While…

Did Zantac Cause My Cancer? How to Know

Zantac is one of the brand names of ranitidine, a generic medicine. It’s one of the many medications used to treat the symptoms of acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal…

Warned: Non-Medical COVID-19 Treatment Producers

Deceptive Drug Claims

The Federal Trade Commission and Food and Drug Administration recently told seven companies to either stop selling certain products or revise their claims. In a mass letter to Vital Silver,…

Medtronic Recalls Faulty Insulin Pumps

Medtronic Recalls Faulty Insulin Pumps

After evidence of a possible life-threatening defect came to light, Medtronic, the medical device giant issued an immediate recall for its MiniMed Insulin Pumps. The recall covers over 300,000 devices…

Bladder Medication Can Cause Blindness

Elmiron Retina Damage

Orphan drug affects eyesight Having been widely prescribed for decades, the Elmiron bladder medication has recently been found to be toxic to the retina (damage). An article published by the…

Prescription Weight Loss Drug Pulled Off The Market

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In 2012, the FDA approved the first new prescription weight loss drug in thirteen years: lorcaserin, marketed as Belviq. Available to patients in the US since June 2013 in a…

Headaches Ahead for Zantac Labs

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Heartburn Heaven As recently as August 2019, the ranitidine market was tipped to top a gut-gripping US$ 485.4 million by 2026. Introduced in 1981, this popular antacid – better known…

Prescription Drug Elmiron May Cause Vision Loss

Elmiron Vision Loss

A medication that is prescribed to treat various bladder issues has been linked to a rare vision problem known as pigmentary maculopathy, and other conditions which can cause the victim…

FDA Demands Zantac Recall

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Recent evidence links the popular heartburn medication to an increased cancer risk, thus FDA demands Zantac recall. The agency wants all ranitidine off store shelves effective immediately. Currently, the Food…