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Medical Devices And Other Dangerous Products

After a defective product has caused you pain and suffering, it is vital that you get as much information as you can before filing a claim. Our library articles explore dangerous medical devices, metal hip implants, dangerous drugs, and other products that could lead to a successful product liability case.
Alternatives to Proton Pump Inhibitors

Alternatives To Proton Pump Inhibitors For Heartburn Relief Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as Prilosec® (omeprazole), Prevacid® (lansoprazole), and Nexium® (esomeprazole) decrease stomach acid by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for its production, effectively treating a variety of peptic acid disorders, such as chronic heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Although quite adept at controlling stomach acid, PPIs have […]

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Childhood Asthma Linked to PPI Use During Pregnancy

Finnish Study Links Childhood Asthma Risk To PPI Use During Pregnancy Proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, such as Prilosec® (omeprazole) and Nexium® (esomeprazole) are used to treat peptic-acid disorders, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease (PUD), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced gastropathy and chronic heartburn. While PPIs are quite effective at banishing unwanted stomach acid, they've also been […]

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Do Certain Statins Increase Pradaxa Bleeding Risks

Study Finds Pradaxa® Bleeding Risks Increase With Certain Statins Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate), a widely-prescribed anticoagulant medication manufactured by German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim. It's used to prevent dangerous blood clots and strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation, a heart condition characterized by a rapid and irregular heartbeat. Despite its popularity and proven efficacy, Pradaxa is linked to […]

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The Side Effects of Taking PPIs Over Time

What Are The Long-Term Effects Of Taking PPIs? Since their approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1989, proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) have proven effective in treating chronic heartburn, peptic ulcer disorder (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced gastropathy. However, studies link long-term use of these drugs to a number […]

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Manufacturer Settlement for Abilify Unapproved Uses

Bristol-Myers Squibb To Pay $19.5 Million In Abilify® Settlement Abilify (aripiprazole) is a popular antipsychotic medication manufactured by American drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb and marketed by the Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abilify to treat a variety of mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, Tourette Syndrome, and autism-related anxiety. However, for […]

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Study Links Popular Heartburn Drugs to Kidney Failure

Patients Suffer Kidney Failure After Taking Proton-Pump Inhibitors For Heartburn Nearly one in five people across the country suffer from heartburn, making it one of the most common chronic conditions in the U.S. While many sufferers can treat an occasional flare-up with antacids, millions of Americans rely on prescription heartburn and digestive medications to cope with their […]

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DePuy Hip Implant Injuries and Their Complications

DePuy Orthopaedics, a well renowned manufacturer of medical devices and implants in the United States. The company is a subdivision of Johnson & Johnson and is well known throughout the United States and around the world for their state-of-the-art medical instruments. Although the company has maintained a relatively pristine reputation, there is a serious blemish […]

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