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More Philips CPAP Machine Recalls

Philips CPAP Machine Recalls

After it received several reports of serious and fatal injuries, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered an immediate recall of Philips Respironics V60 and V60 Plus Ventilators. Hospitals often…

Pharmaceuticals and Deceptive Advertising: When Can You Sue?

Pharmaceuticals and Deceptive Advertising: When Can You Sue? Pharmaceuticals are a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. However, with that kind of money at stake, there are companies who…

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…

What to Do If Your CPAP or BiPAP Machine Has Been Recalled

Chronic respiratory diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and asthma affect millions of people worldwide. To date, there are around 235 million people living with asthma all over…

FDA Finds Cancer-Causing Agent in Metformin

FDA Cancer Metformin

The sudden recall of a popular diabetes drug because of NDMA contamination (cancer-causing agent) creates a cloud over the Food and Drug Administration’s entire review process. Time-Cap Labs Inc.’s generic…

How Safe Are Dietary Supplements?

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Will dietary supplement keep me safe from coronavirus? Physical health often wards off viral infections. But tread cautiously. In the United States, dietary supplements exist in a legal grey area….

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…

Government Recalls Diabetes Drug

Metformin Recall

After government inspectors found traces of a cancer-causing chemical in Metformin, the Food and Drug Administration ordered a recall of one of the most commonly-prescribed diabetes drugs in America. FDA…

Prescription Weight Loss Drug Pulled Off The Market

prescription weight loss drug

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…