Amputations From Taking Invokana

Amputations From Taking Invokana

If you are taking Invokana, Canagliflozin, Invokament XR, or Invokamet, you could be at a higher risk for a toe, foot, or leg amputation. These type 2 diabetes medications have been linked to an increased risk of foot and leg amputations. The Food and Drug...
Why Are Dangerous Drugs Available for Purchase?

Why Are Dangerous Drugs Available for Purchase?

If a drug is dangerous or defective, how does that drug make it to a store shelf for purchase? Why does the pharmacy have drugs that could cause harm or injury? Do doctors know they are prescribing dangerous drugs to their patients? Many people who are injured by a...
How Do I Know if a Drug Caused My Illness or Condition?

How Do I Know if a Drug Caused My Illness or Condition?

When your doctor prescribes medication or you purchase an over-the-counter medication, you expect that medication to be safe to use. You expect the medication to perform as prescribed. While the medication may have some side-effects, you do not expect to become...
Medications and the Holidays

Medications and the Holidays

If you are traveling for the Thanksgiving or Christmas Holidays this year, you need to take steps to protect your medications when traveling. In addition, you must also be aware of how holiday alcoholic beverages can affect your medications. Below are tips and...
Motion to Transfer Onglyza® Lawsuits to California Court

Motion to Transfer Onglyza® Lawsuits to California Court

A motion was filed on October 11, 2017, by one of the persons suing Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and other defendants to transfer and consolidate all Onglyza® and Kombiglyze® cases into an MDL (multidistrict litigation) in the Northern District of California. The...
Is It Medical Malpractice or a Defective Medical Device?

Is It Medical Malpractice or a Defective Medical Device?

When you are injured during a medical procedure, it is easy to assume that it was the doctor or the medical facility that was at fault. However, while there are cases of medical malpractice, there are also many injuries caused by defective medical products. These...