Medications

FDA Warns of Defective EpiPen Dangers

By Robert Preidt, U.S. News, Mar 25, 2020. Certain types of EpiPens and their generic counterparts may fail or delay injection of lifesaving epinephrine for severe allergic reactions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns…. Read More

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Beware Safety Risks Posed by ‘Off-Label’ Drug Use

Study raises concerns about using meds to treat conditions for which they weren’t approved By Karen Pallarito, HealthDay News, Nov. 2, 2015. “Off-label” drug use puts patients at risk for serious side effects, especially when scientific… Read More



Drug Shortages Putting Patients At Risk

By Julie Appleby, The Washington Post, September 24, 2019 Medical treatment has knocked down tumors in 6-year-old Easton Daniels’s brain, but the drug that helped him also wiped out his immune system. To bolster his… Read More



Prevacid, Nexium, and Prilosec Lawsuits

By Mike Papantonio, Trial Attorney and Legal Expert. Prevacid lawsuits stem from patients experiencing a high risk of serious side effects like kidney disease and bone fractures. Patients claim the manufacturer failed to warn them… Read More




Reflux Drugs Tied to Bone Fractures in Children

By Nicholas Bakalar, The New York Times. Infants are sometimes treated for gastroesophageal reflux with acid-suppressing medicines, but a new study suggests that they may increase the risk for bone fracture later in childhood. Researchers studied… Read More