Practice Areas: Defective Drugs

Extended-Release Metformin Recalled due to NDMA Contamination

NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen. Exposure to this compound can increase cancer risk as well as organ and bone marrow damage, tumors, and gene mutation. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) levels in excess of the Acceptable Daily Intake Limit (ADI) in tested lots of 500mg, 750mg […]

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Do You Take Heartburn Medication?

The FDA ordered the popular heartburn drug Zantac and other manufacturers of prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs to be pulled from the marketplace immediately. At issue: the contaminant N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Found in some ranitidine products, NDMA levels were found to increase over time and when stored at higher room temperatures, exposing consumers to unacceptable levels […]

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Are you taking Nizatidine or Ranitidine?

These medications may contain unacceptable levels of NDMA. Exposure to this compound can increase cancer risk as well as organ and bone marrow damage, tumors, and gene mutation. Last year the FDA posted recalls for these heartburn and stomach ulcer drugs due to NDMA contamination. In 2018 a blood pressure medication was recalled for over […]

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FDA Investigating Diabetes Drug for Cancer-Causing Contaminant

Reports of low levels of Nitrosamine contamination, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), in some Metformin products outside of the United States have prompted an investigation into the popular diabetes drug in the United States, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Metformin is the most popular oral medication for prediabetes, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes- worldwide. […]

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Don’t Take a Chance if Your Car has Takata Airbags

Takata Airbags are defective and now there are MORE recalls you need to be aware of. A recent article in the Miami Herald says that there are over 900,000 vehicles in Florida with the defective airbags and 17 million in the U.S. How to See if Your Vehicle Has Takata Airbags Go to the National […]

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Opioid Distributor’s Attorney States: No Obligation to the Public

Big Pharma is facing 2,000 lawsuits from state, local and tribal governments for its role in fueling America’s opioid epidemic which claimed nearly 48,000 lives in 2017 alone. According to an Associated Press story, an attorney for Cardinal Health, one of the country’s largest drug distribution companies, stated under questioning that  “the business has no obligation […]

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Important New Developments in Opioid Litigation

The Opioid epidemic is upon us and Terrell Hogan is helping find solutions. Nearly 48,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses in 2017 alone, roughly the number of Americans who died in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan combined. Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, and 134 Americans […]

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Opioid Drug Maker Settles for $270 Million

Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and the Sackler family, founder and owner of Purdue Pharma, have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general for $270 million. OxyContin is an opioid painkiller that was falsely marketed as safe and less addictive. States across the nation are fighting an opioid epidemic that […]

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Opioid Marketing Linked to Opioid Deaths

Nearly 48,000 people died from opioid overdoses in 2017 alone. That accounts for approximately 68% of all deaths due to overdose. A new study published in the JAMA Network Open directly links opioid marketing to the potential increase in prescription opioid deaths. The more money that was spent to market opioids to doctors, the more […]

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Incretin Mimetic Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Pancreatitis

There is evidence that incretin mimetic drugs for Type 2 Diabetes may lead to pancreatitis. In fact, in 2014, the FDA required this fact to be stated on warning labels. A study has shown that chronic pancreatitis increases the risk of pancreatic cancer by nearly eight times. What Are Incretin Mimetic Drugs? Incretin mimetics are […]

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