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FDA Approves New Drug For Erectile Dysfunction
2012-04-28 04:43:19

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted on Friday to approve a new drug to treat erectile dysfunction (ED), various media outlets have reported. The medication, Stendra (genetic name: avanafil), is produced by California-based pharmaceutical company Vivus Inc. and is the first product from that company to receive FDA approval, according to Jennifer Corbett Dooren of the Wall Street Journal. Like Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra, Stendra is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitor...

2012-04-26 23:00:59

The Pradaxa Lawyers Special Report details homorrhagic stroke, gastrointestinal bleeding, internal bleeding and heart attack concerns related to the drug. The Federal Drug Administration has opened an investigation concerning Pradaxa side effects. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 SL Chapman law firm has released a FREE Special Report on the drug Pradaxa® titled “7 Things You Must Know About Pradaxa Complications.” Firm Founding Partner Bradley Lakin said,...

2012-04-23 23:00:34

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.sideeffectsrx.com, is a team of professional consumer advocates who provide free informational online resources regarding the potential dangers of certain prescription medications. The CJF hereby alerts the public that Health Canada has issued a statement linking the use of Actos to an increased risk of bladder cancer and that the labeling on the packages of this drug will include a warning...

2012-04-11 23:00:58

On March 14th, 2012 a New Jersey judge, Carol E. Higbee of the Atlantic County Superior Court, overseeing a consolidated Accutane inflammatory bowel disease lawsuit (case no. ATL-L-3361-04-MT) has affirmed the jury´s verdicts and denied manufacturer Hoffman-LaRoche´s request for a new trial. The jury awarded Gillian Gaghan $2 million in damages for the injuries she suffered as a consequence of using Accutane. Accutane (isotretinoin), a popular acne medication, was introduced in 1982...

2012-04-10 23:01:11

On March 29th, 2012 the US FDA announced that it will review metal-on-metal hip implants at a two-day expert advisory panel meeting on June 27-28, 2012. On February 22nd, 2012 Dale Parcell filed a lawsuit against Wright Medical (case no. 2:2012cv00368) after needing emergency surgery following a sudden catastrophic fracture of the titanium modular neck of the Wright ProFemur Total Hip System. The Wright Medical Profemur Total Hip System is a line of hip replacement implants designed and...

2012-04-08 23:01:01

Hospitals, physicians, pharmacists and ambulance operators in Illinois are working hard on a daily basis to protect their patients from unprecedented shortages of important medications, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) learned while visiting Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL, on Wednesday. Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2012 Hospitals, physicians, pharmacists and ambulance operators in Illinois are working hard on a daily basis to protect their patients from...

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