Antidepressants May Raise Risk for Pregnancy Complication
Pregnant women that take antidepressants known as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may have a slightly increased risk of developing a dangerously high blood pressure, according to Canadian researchers. Preeclampsia, the condition linked to
Takeda Hid Actos Adverse Effects, Regulators Said
According to a whistle-blower, a U.S. unit of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. failed to accurately report hundreds of congestive heart failure cases associated with Actos, its diabetes drug.   Takeda did not properly classify “non-hospitalized
Birth Control Pills Recall
Seven lots of Glenmark Generics generic birth control pills Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol have been recalled due some blister packs putting the tablets in the wrong order, causing the pills to be ineffective.  
Bottle Design Problems Cause Infant Tylenol Recall
Johnson & Johnson is taking all infant Tylenol off the shelves in the United States due to problems some parents have experienced with the new bottle design. The new design, introduced about three months
First Hearing for Actos Lawsuit
Actos LawsuitThe first court hearing regarding an Actos lawsuit has been scheduled by a federal judge in Louisiana. The claim is that Actos, a diabetes drug, is related to an increased risk of bladder
Zoloft Lawsuit Consolidation
The manufacturer of the SSRI drug Zoloft has filed a motion to merge all federal Zoloft lawsuits related to Zoloft birth defects. Pfizer Pharmaceuticals is requesting that the Zoloft lawsuits be combined and presented
SSRI Use Raises Risk of Falls Resulting in Injury
A study has revealed a link between nursing home residents with dementia who have used an SSRI drug and an increased risk of a fall resulting in injury when compared to residents who have
Takeda named in suits over use of Actos
Three couples have filed lawsuits that claim Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, the manufacturer of Actos, hid the fact that the drug has been associated with a risk of cancer. The three men involved in