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Latest Bisphosphonates Stories

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...

2012-06-25 23:01:05

The US Drug Watchdog says, "It sounds counterintuitive, that a drug supposedly devised to fight osteoporosis could also be associated with women, who suffered an out of the blue broken femur bone. However, when it comes to the osteoporosis called Fosamax, that is exactly what we are saying, and we want to get victims to the best possible attorneys." The US Drug Watchdog is trying to identify every woman in the United States, who has been using, any type of osteoporosis drug, or the...

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...

2012-06-11 23:01:58

The US Drug Watchdog says, "The osteoporosis drug called Fosamax, and out of the blue femur breaks is one of the most complicated issues we have ever encountered. For one, we are hearing from women, who were using Fosamax for five years or more, their femur broke, and typically they had to have at least one surgery to repair the femur. Often, if not in most cases these surgeries involve using a metal rod to reinforce the femur. Our greatest fear is most women, who have had this happen will...

2012-06-08 23:01:28

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports that the latest Fosamax ONJ state court trial has been put on hold and instead the Court plans on trying the first group of Fosamax femur fracture lawsuits against Merck. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who have filed Fosamax femur fracture lawsuits, reports that this group of lawsuits against Merck, the manufacturer of the widely prescribed osteoporotic drug, is moving towards trial. On...

2012-06-01 23:02:13

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on a new discovery order issued in the federal Merck Fosamax litigation, establishing protocols for the production of documents related to Fosamax femur fractures. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who sustained Fosamax femur fractures as a result of taking the widely prescribed osteoporotic drug, reports that a new Case Management Order was recently issued in In re: Fosamax (Alendronate...

2012-05-31 23:03:14

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on a letter signed by 41 attorneys general supporting a new bill that would lift certain restrictions on the right to sue generic drug manufacturers, allowing individuals who were injured as a result of taking the generic equivalent of drugs such as Fosamax and Zithromax to file lawsuits. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients in Fosamax femur fracture lawsuits and other dangerous drug...

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...

2012-05-23 23:03:12

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on a new study that found an increased risk of atypical femur fractures in people who take Fosamax. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who experienced Fosamax thigh fractures and other side effects, reports on a May 21, 2012 study by the Archives of Internal Medicine, which found that taking Fosamax increases the risk of an atypical femur fracture.* The study was conducted by doctors from...

2012-05-21 23:02:11

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on a study, which found that the FDA approved more new drugs quicker than health regulatory agencies in Europe and Canada. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who experienced complications from dangerous drugs such as Fosamax, reports on a May 16, 2012 study published in The New England Journal of Medicine (“NEJM”) that found that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...