Medtronic Issues a Recall

Medtronic has issued a Class 1 recall of the SynchroMed II Implantable Drug Infusion Pump. Due to the Potential Presence of Foreign Particles Inside the Pump Motor Assembly Which May Lead to a Pump Motor Stall. If you or a loved one experience serious injury, such as drug withdrawal, the return of symptoms of underlying…

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Zantac® Recalled – Cancer Causing NDMA

The FDA has recalled Zantac (ranitidine), the popular over the counter medication on September 13, 2019 due to the discovery of cancer causing contaminant NDMA.  Zantac is a medication used to provide heartburn relief, and has been on the market since 1983 serving millions. When ranitidine, the main ingredient in Zantac, comes in contact with…

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Permanent Renal Injury: Tris® Pharma Issued an Urgent Nationwide Recall of Infants Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension

Tris Pharma Issues a Nationwide Recall of Infants Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension is due to the medication having a higher concentration of the ibuprofen which infants susceptible to NSAID may cause permanent renal injury. Also, Tris Pharma announces addition to adverse effects of nausea vomiting, epigastric pain, diarrhea, tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding. Tris Pharma…

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Essure® Birth Control – Punctures

  Hundreds of claims have been filed against Bayer and Conceptus, Inc. (manufacturers of Essure®) by women who have suffered severe abdominal damages when the birth control device moves and punctures the uterus and/or fallopian tubes causing permanent damage.   What is Essure®? Essure® is a permanent, non-surgical birth control device for women developed by…

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Hernia Mesh Recalled

Ethicon, of Johnson and Johnson, issued a voluntary recall of its Physiomesh™, Flexible Composite Mesh. Hernias are most common in the abdomen, and may be caused by exertion, obesity or abdominal surgery. Hernia mesh was intended to repair hernias, occurring when an organ pushed through an opening in the muscle or tissue wall. Many people…

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FDA Recall on Zimmer Biomet Shoulder Replacement Device

The experienced shoulder implant lawyers of Houssiere Durant Houssiere LLP are prepared to help individuals who have suffered fractures and other injuries caused by a defective Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder Implant. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class I Recall (the highest class of recall) for Zimmer-Biomet’s Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder Humeral Tray Model 115340.…

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Heart Surgery patients may become Infected

[share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] Although rare, such infections may cause serious illness or death.  The infection is particularly insidious because it is difficult to detect.  Patients may not develop symptoms or signs for months after initial exposure. In just the past year, at least 28 cases have been identified, with…

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