Latest Adverse effect Stories

2012-02-03 11:54:16

A new study published in the journal Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety reveals that internet sites selling prescription statins directly to consumers are widespread, and that most websites advertising statins for sale to the general public contain very poor levels of information relevant to safe use of the medicine and side effects. Researchers led by Professor David Brown, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth, simulated a customer search and evaluation...

2012-02-01 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is warning diabetics, who used the diabetes drug called Actos, and then developed bladder cancer, to call them for the names, and contacts of the best possible national caliber personal injury attorneys to advance their claim. The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are tired of personal injury marketing law firms running ads on cable TV, that fail to mention the part about them selling an Actos case, to a real trial law firm, that will then advance the claim, so we are changing...

2012-01-27 08:00:00

People who tried Fen Phen in the past might just now experience symptoms related to heart valve damage. Fen Phen is a diet pill popular in the 1990´s. In July 1997 the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation reported 24 cases of a rare heart valve disease among women who took Fen Phen. On September 15, 1997, the FDA ordered Fen Phen, taken on the shelves and banned the sale. Now, AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, can provide helpful, proven advice and simple solutions including how...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is calling its Yaz, Yasmin, or the generic version of these birth control pills called Ocella, their most important women's health care initiative ever. The group says, "If a user of the birth control pills called Yaz, Yasmin, or the generic version Ocella has had a pulmonary embolism, a heart attack, stroke, blood clotting, or other severe medical complications, while taking these birth control pills, we want to know about it. We are hearing horror stories from the...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is urging women who were using Zoloft, or Prozac, while pregnant, and then gave birth to a baby with birth defects, to contact them immediately. According to the US FDA, "Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, better known as SSRI´s, are used as an antidepressant. SSRI Antidepressants have a known link to birth defects when taken while pregnant. Some of the more popular brands of Zoloft and Prozac are included." The US Drug Watchdog fears potentially thousands of...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog says, "The US Drug Watchdog says, "Few people would ever consider the possibility of a drug being used for diabetes, could also be related to elevated cases of bladder cancer. It is for this reason we need the help of loved ones, or family members of diabetics, who now have bladder cancer, to ask if the diabetic was, or is using the diabetes drug called Actos. There appears to be a correlation between US diabetics, bladder cancer, and the diabetes drug called Actos, and...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'