Side Effect Lawsuits

Zofran and Pregnancy

Dangers of Zofran while Pregnant The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released an updated warning regarding prescription Ondansetran, which most people know as Zofran. Ondansetran is the generic name for prescription Zofran which is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist which was initially approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of…

Zofran and Birth Defects

Zofran, otherwise known as ondansetron (generic) is a prescription drug which doctors most commonly prescribe to treat severe nausea and vomiting. In some cases, doctors prescribe Zofran to women who are pregnant and experiencing severe morning sickness during the first trimester of pregnancy. Zofran, however, has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration…

Zofran® Side Effects During Pregnancy

Zofran® Use During Pregnancy Not Approved by FDA Zofran an anti-nausea medication is being prescribed “off label” to pregnant women for morning sickness. The serious problem is Zofran is not FDA approved to be used during pregnancy, but rather to patients with nausea side effects going through chemotherapy and for surgery patients. Zofran (ondansetron) is in…

FDA Warning for Benicar

Benicar Warning Announced Prior to July 3, 2013, just over one year ago, the manufacturers of Benicar had failed to place a proper warning on the hyperextension drug manufactured to treat high blood pressure.  Benicar, along with its generic brand names Azor and Tribenzor, was forced by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement…

Testosterone Supplement Side Effects

Low T Therapy Side Effects Available as gels, creams, patches, pills, and injections, testosterone supplements can be prescribed to men for the treatment of low testosterone levels and related negative side effects. Hypogonadism is the medical term for the disorder that prevents some men from creating and sustaining adequate levels of the hormone testosterone. Low…

Testosterone Supplement Lawsuit

Low T Therapy Dangers New research data demonstrates a link between elevated risks of heart attacks, strokes, and death in men who use testosterone supplements. This recent study, which was featured in the November 2013 Journal of the American Medical Association, used a sample size of over eight thousand men treated with testosterone replacement therapy…

Low T Symptoms

Symptoms of Low Testosterone Hypogonadism is a medical condition that occurs in men whose bodies do not produce enough of the hormone testosterone. In men, a normal level of testosterone should fall in the range of 300 to 1,000 ng/dL. Testing for testosterone levels can be done using a blood sample. Low testosterone levels and…

Low T Diagnosis and Blood Tests

Diagnosing Low Testosterone A testosterone test is done by collecting a blood sample, and it can determine the level of the androgen testosterone present. Normal male testosterone blood levels fall between 300 ng/dL and 1000 ng/dL. Preparation for a Low T Diagnosis Blood Test is very minimal, but some doctors do prefer to draw the…

Risperdal Male Breast Growth Lawsuit

Male breast growth, known in the medical community as Gynecomastia, is a troubling side effect of the Johnson & Johnson prescription antipsychotic drug Risperdal (generic name risperidone). Although the drug was approved several years earlier for use in adults, it was not FDA approved for use in children until 2007. Since that approval, an alarming…

Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit

Last fall, Johnson & Johnson settled with 6 of the males suing the company due to their affliction with gynecomastia following use of the prescription drug Risperdal. Although the amount of compensation received in these settlements is confidential, an attorney reported to several media outlets that plaintiffs were satisfied with what they received. Thousands of…