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2012-07-03 23:00:49

The Pradaxa Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on Pradaxa research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 The Pradaxa Resource Center, a patient advocacy group, is alerting patients who have taken or may be prescribed the drug Pradaxa that the maker of the drug is working on an antidote to help prevent potential deadly internal bleeding problems associated with Pradaxa. The move comes as the FDA,...

2012-07-03 10:22:59

BEDFORD, Ohio, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedford Laboratories((TM)) today announced a nationwide voluntary hospital/user-level recall for: Product Description NDC Package Size Lot#/Expiration Date First Ship Date Last Ship Date ---...

2012-07-02 10:23:15

SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion issued the following update regarding its voluntary recall of its AirLife(TM) Infant Breathing Circuit. The FDA has classified this action as a Class 1 recall. The company initiated the voluntary recall on May 29. The products subject to the recall were manufactured between June 1, 2010, and Feb. 3, 2012. This action has no effect on the manufacture or distribution of current products. In May 2012, the company sent an urgent...

2012-06-28 14:21:27

BEDFORD, Ohio, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedford Laboratories((TM)) today announced a nationwide voluntary hospital/user-level recall for: Vecuronium Bromide for Injection, 20 mg vial - NDC #55390-039-10 Lot 2067134 - Exp. Date 5/31/2013First Shipment - 8/8/2011Last Shipment - 11/9/2011 Please note: This recall is for lot 2067134 only. No other lots of Vecuronium Bromide for injection Preservative Free are subject to this voluntary recall. (Logo:...

Belviq from Arena Pharmaceuticals weight loss drug approved by FDA
2012-06-28 05:58:58

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com 78 million. This is the number of people who are obese in the United States, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Obesity increases the risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and strokes. It also costs the U.S. economy $147 billion a year in expenses and lost productivity. With these dire facts in mind, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the anti-obesity prescription drug Belviq from Arena Pharmaceuticals to be...

2012-06-26 23:02:39

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports that Pfizer is reviewing Zithromax adverse effects in light of a study alleging a link between the antibiotic to Zithromax heart problems such as arrhythmia and sudden death. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a New York law firm nationally recognized for its consumer protection and mass tort practices, reports that Pfizer is conducting a review of Zithromax adverse effects in response to a study concerning Zithromax heart...

2012-06-25 23:01:08

According to the US Drug Watchdog, "We are now offering to help women who used the birth control pills called Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella, and then had a heart attack, blood clot, or other very serious health side affects get to the best attorneys." According to the New York Times, "In September of 2009, the US FDA released a warning letter sent to Bayer Pharmaceuticals over Yaz & Yasmin. The letter indicates that the drug maker hid out-of-specification test results for key ingredients in the...

2012-06-21 10:26:36

OTTAWA, June 21, 2012 /CNW/ - The issue: "Natural Vigor Maximum" (Exemption Number: 138273) has been removed from sale from various retail outlets in Ontario after testing by Health Canada identified a hidden ingredient (dimethylhomosildenafil) that may pose serious risks to the health of Canadians. Who is affected: Canadians using "Natural Vigor Maximum," particularly individuals with heart problems, those at risk of stroke or those taking any nitrate drug (e.g....

2012-06-21 10:26:00

Consumers have no day in court simply because they took generics WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carrie Scott went in to the hospital for abnormal bleeding. Days later she returned home without her hand and forearm. The generic form of Phenergan was given improperly, apparently from an inadequate warning label. Scott has no legal recourse because a generic drug caused her injury, rather than its brand-name equivalent. Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of...

2012-06-19 23:03:36

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on a June 14, 2012 study which found that combined hormone birth control products such as NuvaRing were linked to a higher risk of heart attack and stroke, adding to growing concerns about NuvaRing adverse effects. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who experienced NuvaRing adverse effects, reports on a June 14, 2012 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that found an...