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Black Box Drugs: What You Need to Know
...by consumers. For the most serious risks, the FDA steps in and orders a Black Box Warning. What “Black Box” Means In one sense, a black box warning (boxed warning)...
December 8, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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New Invokana Black Box Warning Required by FDA
...warning labels on its diabetes drug Invokana, as well as variations of the drug sold under the brand Invokamet and Invokamet XR. Invokana Amputation Warning The new black box warning...
May 18, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Concerta Lawsuits
...as of 2011. Black box warnings are the strictest warnings for prescription drugs to protect against the most severe risk or risks the drug may cause. Concerta’s black box warning...
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Lisinopril Lawsuits
...drugs containing lisinopril. Lisinopril Black Box Warning WARNING: FETAL TOXICITY See full prescribing information for complete boxed warning. When pregnancy is detected, discontinue Zestril as soon as possible. (5.1) Drugs...
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Does Uloric Cause Heart Attacks?
Uloric has been in the headlines recently due to an announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in February that a new black box warning was being added...
May 8, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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How to Read Prescription Drug Labels
...box warning? If so, what does that warning mean for my individual medical and prescription situation? Understanding Black Box Warnings The FDA reserves its most serious warning, the boxed warning,...
January 10, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drug Lawsuits
...black box warnings to ensure that consumers understand the risks. What should I do if I experience a side effect from a drug? If you or a loved one suffers...
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Tasigna Lawsuits
...required black box warnings for some of these side effects, including the risk of sudden death and QT prolongation. Severe Tasigna Side Effects Some of the dangerous Tasigna side effects...
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Pradaxa Lawsuits
...determine whether such incidents were occurring more than expected. 2013: Boehringer Ingelheim adds a black box warning about risks of prematurely discontinuing the drug and an increased risk of spinal...
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Abilify Lawsuits
...Abilify. A black box warning is the most severe warning that the FDA can issue a medication. The agency also required BMS to add additional information to Abilify’s medication guides,...
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Uloric vs Allopurinol
...Uloric was initially celebrated as an advancement in gout treatment, but that sentiment shifted when the drug gained a black box warning in early 2018. Uloric has since been relegated...
July 11, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Uloric Lawsuits
...in The New England Journal of Medicine. However, the FDA did not require Takeda Pharmaceuticals to add a black box warning about this dangerous side effect until February 2019. At...
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Drug and Device Safety During the 2019 Government Shutdown
...vaping must also fall lower on the priority list than monitoring and publicizing dangerous drugs in need of additional safety warnings like the infamous black box warning. So the FDA...
January 8, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Bayer Lawsuits Consumers Should Know
...the device, followed quickly by the addition of a black box warning and required patient-physician decision checklist. The FDA restricted the sale of the device after receiving more than 26,700...
January 3, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Gadolinium Lawsuits
...a new black box warning on labels for all gadolinium-based contrast agents informing patients, doctors, and others about the potentially deadly occurrence of NSF/NFD in patients with kidney problems. Read...
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Essure Recall Issued Ahead of Netflix Documentary
...top of previous actions taken by the regulatory agency in 2016 to add a black box warning to its label and require ongoing postmarket surveillance of the device’s safety and...
July 23, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Medications That Cause Depression Could Be a Bigger Problem Than First Thought
...mood symptoms, including thoughts of suicide. Due to their high risk of severe side effects, antidepressants often have black box warnings. Depression, like other mood disorders, is difficult to treat...
July 10, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Truck Accident Lawyer
...the damaged vehicles Tire and skid marks on road surfaces Witness statements Dashcam video footage Electronic “black box” data GPS and communication systems data Expert witnesses Driver licensing and qualifications...
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Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits Every Person Should Know About
...are at an even higher risk of death than others, and as such the FDA now requires a black box warning on Risperdal stating that risk. Less severe side effects...
July 5, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Essure Lawsuits
...result, the FDA restricted sales of the device in April 2018. November 2016: The FDA required a black box warning be added to Essure device labels indicating the risks of...
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Xarelto Lawsuits
...ultimately determined that the faulty device did not significantly change the outcome of the trial. Summary of Xarelto Warning Label Updates August 2013: Black-box warning added about the increased risk...
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Invokana Lawsuits
...that the risk of amputation when taking Invokana was nearly double the risk of diabetes patients who did not take the drug. As a result, the FDA required a black...
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Risperdal Lawsuits
...or stroke. Death: According to a black box warning on the drug label, Risperdal increases the risk of death in elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis. Fewer lawsuits have been filed...
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Consumer Lawsuits
Why are people filing product, drug and medical device lawsuits? The products we use on a daily basis are covered by a number of safety regulations, meaning that companies must...
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$775 Million Xarelto Settlement for 25,000 Pending Lawsuits
...and lack of antidote rather than focusing exclusively on its potential selling points. The FDA required the addition of a black-box warning to Xarelto’s label informing patients and physicians of...
March 25, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Pradaxa vs Xarelto: Comparing the New Class of Blood Thinners
Until the last decade, the only option available for patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation to help control blood clots was Coumadin (also known as warfarin). While effective in preventing intracranial...
January 25, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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