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2013-04-19 23:01:41

The Law Offices of Berman and Berman have just announced that they are taking new Avandia lawsuit and compensation cases. They have successfully worked many cases for the generic drug Rosiglitazone, which goes by the brand name Avandia. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 The Berman Law Group are extending their legal efforts in fighting for justice for all people who have been potentially hurt by the drug Avandia. They are now taking new cases and are able to fight and potentially win...

FDA Advisory Panel To Re-Evaluate Diabetes Drug Avandia In June
2013-04-14 07:29:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Three years after restricting sales of Avandia, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled a health advisory panel to re-evaluate the safety of the diabetes drug, various media outlets reported on Friday. The FDA limited the availability of the pill to patients who could not control their diabetes with any other medication due to an increased risk of heart attack and death associated with the product, according...

Diabetes Drug Boosts Memory
2012-11-21 20:50:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A controversial drug may have a new lease on life as researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found it could have unintended benefits for people with Alzheimer´s disease. The anti-insulin-resistance drug rosiglitazone, marketed by Glaxo-Smith Kline as Avandia, has been shown to enhance learning and memory in mice that have been genetically engineered to serve as models for Alzheimer's...

2012-08-17 23:01:41

How safe are diabetes drugs? The $3 billion fine and felony guilty plea in July 2012 by the maker of Avandia, and the whistleblower lawsuit pending against the maker of Actos, raise serious safety concerns for people with diabetes, writes attorney and consumer advocate Michael J. Evans in Part 1 of a series published on ConsumerNews.com. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Last month the maker of Avandia, GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK") agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay a $3...

Pharma Giant Agrees To Pay $3 Billion In Fines For Improper Practices
2012-07-02 19:08:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) pleaded guilty and has agreed to pay the largest fine in US history over charges that it marketed drugs for unauthorized uses, held back safety data, and cheated the government´s Medicaid program, the US Justice Department (DOJ) announced Monday. GSK was also accused of paying kickbacks to doctors, funding expensive trips and other benefits, to gain their support for their drugs....

2012-06-23 23:01:37

According to court documents, on April 26th, 2012, an Illinois couple, Barbara and Joseph Potuznik, filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania Eastern District Court (case no. 2:2012cv02252) alleging that Barbara suffered a heart attack caused by Avandia. Avandia is a popular drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline and approved by the FDA in 1999.The lawsuit was filed in the Avandia multi-district litigation (07-01871). More than 2,500 cases are consolidated before Judge...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

On February 18th, 2012 Bloomberg reported that more than 25,000 cases were settled by GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK), the United Kingdom's largest pharmaceutical company, over its Avandia drug allegedly causing heart attacks. Avandia was first approved by the FDA in 1999 to treat Type 2 diabetes in adult patients. More than 2,500 cases are consolidated before U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe in Avandia Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (07-01871) U.S. District Court,...


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