Category: Health News

INRatio Test Strips and Monitors Recalled

Alere Inc. has recalled the INRatio Monitor and Test Strips because they may produce erroneously low readings. This could result in a patient overdosing on blood-thinning medications and experiencing severe, life-threatening bleeding.

/ September 19, 2016
FDA Investigates Essure Safety Studies

FDA: No Evidence of Data Fraud in Essure Studies

The FDA found changes on the forms from the original clinical trials, but could not find evidence that they were purposely modified to reflect more favorably on Essure.

/ September 13, 2016

Texas Woman Files Bard Denali IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by an IVC filter made by C.R. Bard has joined a federal litigation involving over 800 lawsuits.

/ September 7, 2016

Nevada Man Injured by Blood Clot Filter Files Lawsuit

A man who was injured by a blood clot filter made by Cook Medical has joined a federal litigation with over 800 lawsuits.

/ September 6, 2016

Label on Abilify Updated With Gambling Addiction Warnings

The new label will warn that patients on Abilify may not realize compulsive behaviors are unusual. Doctors should specifically ask about any new or intense urges to gamble, shop, eat, or have sex.

/ September 2, 2016

FDA Warns Against Mixing Pain Pills and Sedatives

The FDA has strengthened warnings about the risk of death from mixing opiate painkillers with benzodiazepines.

/ September 1, 2016
Lawsuits filed for people injured by the Günther Tulip IVC Filter

Günther Tulip® Vena Cava Filter Lawsuit Filed in MDL

A lawsuit has been filed against Cook Medical by a man who was injured by the Günther Tulip® Vena Cava Filter.

/ August 31, 2016
IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Oregon Woman Files Cook Celect® Vena Cava Filter Lawsuit

Cook Medical is facing over 800 lawsuits in a consolidated federal litigation in Indiana. The 1st trials are set for 2017.

/ August 26, 2016

Günther Tulip IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

A man from Texas has filed an IVC filter lawsuit against Cook Medical in a litigation involving over 800 similar cases.

/ August 25, 2016
Man from Virginia files Cook Celect IVC filter lawsuit.

Virginia Man Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by an IVC filter has joined a federal litigation involving more than 800 lawsuits against Cook Medical.

/ August 24, 2016