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2013-10-23 23:00:24

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The medication safety advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa of new information on the site. Records released this week from a special federal court show the number of lawsuits alleging the drug caused internal bleeding have risen*. DrugNews offers the...

2013-10-02 12:05:01

Community health officers (health workers who are not trained midwives) can safely give injections of the drug oxytocin to prevent severe bleeding after delivery (postpartum hemorrhage) when attending home births in rural areas of Ghana, according to a study by US and Ghanaian researchers in this week's PLOS Medicine. The researchers, led by Cynthia Stanton from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US, also found that oxytocin injections halved the risk of postpartum...

2013-09-25 23:01:16

The next Pradaxa multidistrict litigation status conference is scheduled for Oct. 8; also, the Court has named a mediator to help settle discovery disputes, reports Parker Waichman LLP, which continues to evaluate potential lawsuits on behalf of those suffering from life-threatening bleeding injuries allegedly caused by Pradaxa. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs,...

2013-09-17 23:27:05

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The prescription drug resource center at DrugNews.net is announcing updated information on the site for patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa. A newly-released study shows patients with mechanical heart valves may face higher risks of stroke, bleeding and heart attacks*. DrugNews was...


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