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FDA STUDY CONFIRMS CANCER RISK WITH POWER MORCELLATION

The FDA recently issued a safety communication, in which it discouraged the use of laparoscopic power morcellation for the removal of the uterus in a hysterectomy or the removal of uterine fibroids.  Our St. Louis power morcellation attorneys have learned … Continue reading

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POWER MORCELLATOR LAWSUITS BEGINNING TO MOUNT

Recently, the FDA, along with many other agencies, have begun warning women about the significant risks associated with the use of a power morcellator for hysterectomies and fibroid removal. Unfortunately, recent reports, in conjunction with the FDA, have shown that … Continue reading

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TESTOSTERONE STUDIES REVEAL DANGERS OF PRESCRIPTION TESTOSTERONE

A recent study conducted by the National Cancer Institute, UCLA, and Consolidated research found that prescription testosterone raised the raised  the risk of heart attacks and strokes in older and middle aged men with a history of heart disease.   The … Continue reading

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TESTOSTERONE LAWSUIT ATTORNEY WARNS OF DANGERS OF TESTOSTERONE GEL

Prescription testosterone has become of huge phenomenon in the medical world over the last ten years.  Sales of prescription testosterone have risen from as little as $200 million ten years ago to a booming business with sales in excess of … Continue reading

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Avelox Side Effects

While Avelox currently does not have any warnings regarding potential Avelox eye injuries or eye conditions, research from around the world has begun to suggest a correlation between Avelox and Moxifloxacin and various eye injuries.  In particular, doctors and ophthalmologists … Continue reading

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Avelox

Avelox, which is also known as Avalox, Avalon, and Moxifloaxacin, is an antibiotic from the fluoroquinolone family of antibiotics.  It is manufactured by Bayer and is marketed by Merck.  It was first approved by the FDA in 1999 for use … Continue reading

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RISPERDAL LAWSUITS GROWING IN NUMBER

Risperdal was an anti-psychotic drug made by Johnson & Johnson that first hit the market in 1993.  The FDA approved Risperdal for use on adult psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia.  However, the drug was not approved for use by children.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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RISPERDAL FINES AND SETTLEMENTS CONTINUE TO COME IN

Risperdal is an anti-psychotic drug manufactured by Johnson & Johnson which first hit the market in 1993.  Initially, the FDA only approved Risperdal for use in adults.  However, that was not good enough for Johnson & Johnson, and its sales … Continue reading

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THE BIRTH-CONTROL DRUG YAZ

Delivering More to Some Patients than Merely Birth Control Protection. “Well-known birth control pills such as Yaz and Yasmin need stronger warnings about the risk of blood clots, an FDA advisory committee recently recommended, according to news reports.” The drug … Continue reading

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PRADAXA AS A BLOOD THINNER

The Patient Just May Be Getting More Than Expected From the Drug Therapy. Pradaxa is an anticoagulant, or blood thinner used to prevent the occurrence of stroke in heart patients suffering from atrial fibrillation, a serious heart condition. Patients suffering … Continue reading

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