Roundup® Lawsuits due to Link with Cancer?

Roundup lawsuits against Monsanto are at the legal forefront. Monsanto’s Roundup contains a chemical known as glyphosate, which the World Health Organization has classified as probably carcinogenic to humans. Scientific researchers have linked Roundup Weed Killer to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma related cancers. Recently, a jury awarded Roundup cancer victims excess of $2.35 billion dollars and a…

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…

StaXx® Expandable Device

  There are many complications following spine fusion surgeries that involved the StaXx® Expandable Device (“StaXx®”). The StaXx® is placed in between the vertebrae and then expanded by squeezing a surgical gun. The disc is removed and the StaXx® is placed in the space previously occupied by the disc. The StaXx® is sold by Spine…

Kimberly-Clark® Announces Recall of U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency, throughout U.S. and Canada

Kimberly-Clark® announced a voluntary product recall of its U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold throughout the United States and Canada for a quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product. The recall is limited to specific lots of U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency that were manufactured between October 7,…

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…

Motor Vehicle Accidents

WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER A CAR WRECK? The first thing you should do following a car accident is to call the police so that an accident report can be prepared. Although the police do not always prepare an accident report, they will always require the other driver to properly identify themselves and their insurance…

FDA warning regarding Fentora

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning to the public regarding the potential for deadly overdose for patients taking the Fentanyl-based painkiller named Fentora, which is produced by Cephalon Inc. Cephalon issued warnings to physicians after several deaths occurred due to inappropriate prescription and “off-label” usage for headaches and back pain…

Trasylol Information

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the use of the drug Trasylol, a drug commonly used to help reduce the loss of blood during major surgeries like open heart surgery and spinal surgery, has been found to dramatically increase the risk of kidney failure, heart attacks, heart failure…