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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Linked to Kidney Failure & Kidney Disease

A recent study has shown that the use of proton-pump inhibitor medications may be associated with an increase in the… Read More

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Invokana Update 2016: FDA Safety Announcements & Lawsuit Update

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a third set of warnings about serious adverse events that may occur… Read More