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2014-06-18 16:26:25

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new position paper on Medication Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ) released by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, expands the scope of the condition previously referred to as Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BRONJ) and changes its name to reflect the antiresorptive (denosumab) and antiangiogenic therapies that have recently been associated with the condition....

2013-07-03 23:02:39

d'Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic detailing the possible risks of Fosamax, including femur fractures and osteonecrosis of the jaw. (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Fosamax (alendronate) is a drug that is used to treat bone conditions like osteoporosis. This drug is included in the bisphosphonate class of drugs which slow the process of bone loss. It was first approved by the FDA in September 1995. In December 2009 NPR reported that Fosamax has been a blockbuster drug...

2012-12-29 05:00:33

Law firm offers no win - no fee promise for clients injured from the drug Fosamax, used to treat bone-weakening diseases. Fosamax has allegedly been linked to serious side effects, such as femur fractures, osteonecrosis of the jaw injury, esophageal cancer, and severe musculoskeletal pain. (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Law Firm Offers No Win - No Fee Promise For Clients injured from the drug Fosamax, used to treat bone-weakening diseases. Fosamax has allegedly been linked to serious side...

2012-10-26 04:00:10

Estate of Fosamax User Who Developed Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Reaches Confidential “Stipulation Agreement” with Merck on Damages. Melville, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 The Fosamax side effect lawyers at Alonso Krangle LLP, a national law firm focused on fighting for the rights of serious personal injury victims, reports that Merck & Co. has reached a confidential “stipulation agreement” with the estate of a Fosamax user who developed Osteonecrosis of the Jaw...

2012-07-14 23:03:30

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who suffered a left atypical femur fracture, allegedly due to using Fosamax (alendronate). Fosamax is part of a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates, which studies have linked to large bone fractures. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed a lawsuit alleging that Fosamax caused a left femur fracture and other...

2012-06-30 23:00:05

Regenerative medicine is now being used for treatment of Avascular Necrosis, according to A. J. Farshchian MD an Orthopedic Regenerative physician at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Regenerative medicine may help with Avascular Necrosis, according to A. J. Farshchian MD an Orthopedic Regenerative physician at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Avascular necrosis can be quite devastating, and lead to total loss of the ankle joint with arthritis, deformity and...

2012-06-12 23:01:41

A study published online in May 2012, by the Archives of Internal Medicine, a publication of the American Medical Association, revealed that atypical femoral fractures were associated with bisphosphonate (including Fosamax) use. Fosamax, manufactured by Merck, belongs to the class of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It was approved by the FDA in 1995 and developed to treat post-menopausal osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone. On March 3rd, 2010, the U.S FDA issued a drug safety...

2012-05-27 23:02:07

Ennis & Ennis, PA Summarizes the Latest Fosamax Study that Confirms Long-Term Use of Biphosphonates, such as Fosamax and Boniva, Causes Atypical Femur Fractures (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 After the New England Journal of Medicine published their findings that use of biphosphonates is not deemed beneficial outside of a 3 to 5 year window, the Archives of Internal Medicine have confirmed that prolonged use of the drug increases risk for atypical fractures of the femur. Commonly used brand names...

2012-05-19 23:00:16

Regenerative Medicine is now being used in Avascular Necrosis at the Center for Regenerative Medicine, according to A. J. Farshchian MD, an Orthopedic Regenerative physician at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Regenerative medicine may help with Avascular Necrosis, according to A. J. Farshchian MD an Orthopedic Regenerative physician at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Avascular necrosis can be quite devastating, and lead to total loss of the...


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