Tag: drug injury lawyer

24
Nov

Xarelto Lawsuits on the Rise: What You Need to Know

Just a few years ago, Xarelto was being hailed as more than just an up and coming blood thinner. It was the only alternative to Coumadin. For many, it would mean fewer restrictions on their life since Xarelto didn’t require the same blood tests. However, releasing the drug onto the market was an extremely dangerous move taken by Janssen Pharmaceuticals,

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22
Nov

What’s Really Behind the Rise in Prescription Drug Costs?

Over the last few years, consumers have stood by and watched in horror as multiple pharmaceutical companies have increased the prices of much needed prescription drugs. EpiPen is just one prescription in a long line that has become out of reach to those who need it the most. Prescriptions used to treat HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis C, and even kidney disease

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17
Nov

New Drug Ineffective. Why Did the FDA Approve It?

Recently, Sarepta Pharmaceuticals released a new drug designed to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This drug was approved by the FDA. Despite the initial excitement of a new drug to treat the disorder, a panel of experts from Sarepta Pharmaceuticals aren’t even sure that the drug is effective. A $300,000 Big Pharma Hoax? One of the most shocking facts behind this

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8
Nov

Does Big Pharma Have Too Much Influence Over the FDA?

The goal of the FDA is supposed to be protect individuals from being harmed by medicines, medical devices, and they even oversee recalls on food. Their very name leads most people to believe that the job of the Food and Drug Administration is to help keep citizens from being made sick or even killed by things that are sold on

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27
Oct

Xarelto Plaintiffs: Bayer Ignored FDA and Misled the Public

Xarelto, one of the newest blood thinners on the market, is under fire. The number of lawsuits against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer, the manufacturers, have recently increased. There are currently more than 3,000 lawsuits filed against the manufacturers. Lawsuits allege that the manufacturers misled the public and ignored the FDA. Thousands of patients have filed lawsuits alleging excessive bleeding and

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