Category: Defective Drugs

What Should You Expect For A Five-Year Misdiagnosis Medical Malpractice Case?
27 aug
What Should You Expect For A Five-Year Misdiagnosis Medical Malpractice Case?

If your doctor misdiagnosed your medical condition for five years, you might have a right to collect damages for the harm you suffered. What to Expect in the Lawsuit Physicians pay for medical malpractice insurance to protect themselves when they get sued. These professional liability insurers have teams of lawyers who defend the doctors aggressively.

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What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of An Aortic Dissection?
27 aug
What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of An Aortic Dissection?

Aortic dissection is a life-threatening situation in which there is a tear within the layers of the wall of the aorta. The aorta is the major artery that carries blood out of the heart. Symptoms of Aortic Dissection The symptoms of aortic dissection can be similar to other cardiac emergencies as it’s a significant heart

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Is There A Class Action Lawsuit Against Levaquin?
27 aug
Is There A Class Action Lawsuit Against Levaquin?

There is not yet a class action lawsuit against Levaquin manufacturers, but there is a multi-district litigation (MDL) matter pending in the federal court system against makers of fluoroquinolone makers. The MDL grouped together over 350 individual lawsuits from across the United States. The plaintiffs are people who allege that Levaquin or one of the

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How Many Patients Die In Treatment Centers From Benzo Detoxification?
27 aug
How Many Patients Die In Treatment Centers From Benzo Detoxification?

It is hard to say how many people die from benzodiazepines (benzo) detoxification in treatment centers. State laws usually do not require addiction treatment centers to report deaths to regulators. Many states simply do not track the number of deaths in rehabilitation or treatment centers. Also, some experts suggest that medical examiners often incorrectly list

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How Long Does It Take For Levaquin To Leave The Body?
27 aug
How Long Does It Take For Levaquin To Leave The Body?

If the patient generally has good health, the body can eliminate Levaquin (levofloxacin) in about 30 to 40 hours, or about a day and a half to two days, but some side effects of the drug can show up as long as two months or longer after taking the medicine. Some of the adverse reactions

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How Effective Is Rehab For Opioid Addiction?
27 aug
How Effective Is Rehab For Opioid Addiction?

The estimated rate of relapse after rehabilitation or other treatments for substance use disorders, including opioid addiction, is between 40 and 60%. Other chronic diseases, like asthma and hypertension (high blood pressure), have around the same rate of relapse after treatment. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) defines addiction as “a chronic, relapsing disorder

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Am I Eligible For The Levaquin Lawsuit?
27 aug
Am I Eligible For The Levaquin Lawsuit?

There have been many lawsuits against the makers of Levaquin, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson. Plaintiffs all over the United States have alleged that the fluoroquinolone antibiotic caused harmful side effects. Some of the cases got combined into a multi-district litigation (MDL), and others are going forward as individual lawsuits in

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How Does Levaquin Cause Aortic Dissection?
27 aug
How Does Levaquin Cause Aortic Dissection?

In December of 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told patients to avoid Levaquin and similar antibiotics because they increase the risk of aortic dissection, a life-threatening condition. Although the agency did not take Levaquin off the market, the FDA warned patients that using Levaquin could cause a tear or bulge in the

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