Practice Areas: Defective Drugs

June 30, 2011 Tylenol Recall: Factsheet

  Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has recalled 60,912 bottles of its Tylenol Extra Strength pain relief medicine becasue of reports of a musty, moldy odor. The massive recall follows a series of recalls from J&J in the recent past and is in the news for a lot of reasons. Here is a factsheet on […]

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Wayne Hogan, Chris Shakib Take on the Manufacturers of Darvocet® and Darvon®

Attorney, Chris Shakib and his team at Terrell Hogan in association with Wayne Hogan are actively pursuing claims against the manufacturers of Darvocet® and Darvon®. On November 19, 2010, the manufacturer of Darvocet® and Darvon®, Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, voluntarily removed the pain reliever propoxyphene from the market following the release of new clinical data which significantly […]

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12/14/10 – Rolaids Recall – Foreign Materials in Products

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. recalled all lots of Rolaids Extra Strength Softchews, Rolaids Extra Strength plus Gas Softchews, and Rolaids Multi-Symptom plus Anti-Gas Softchews distributed in the United States, following consumer reports of foreign materials in the product, including metal and wood particles. Rolaids Extra Strength Softchews, Rolaids Extra Strength plus Gas […]

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Recall of Children’s and Infants’ liquid Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl

May 1, 2010 – Working in consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), McNeil Consumer Healthcare is implementing a voluntary recall of infant and children’s liquid products due to manufacturing deficiencies which may affect quality, purity or potency. Following McNeil’s recall announcement on Friday evening, the FDA is providing additional advice to […]

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02/17/08 Fentanyl Patches Recalled

More Fentanyl Patches Recalled Actavis Recalls Certain Fentanyl Patches in the US as Precaution Media Contact: Actavis Inc. Sarita Thapar, PharmD 908-659-2471 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Morristown, NJ — February 17, 2008 — Actavis Inc., the United States manufacturing and marketing division of the international generic pharmaceutical company Actavis Group hf, today announced that 14 […]

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02/12/08 Johnson & Johnson Duragesic Fentanyl Patches

Johnson & Johnson Unit Recalls 25 Mcg/Hr Duragesic Patches February 12, 2008: 03:32 PM EST Johnson & Johnson’s PriCara unit recalled all lots of 25-microgram-per- hour Duragesic CII pain patches that may have a cut edge that could leak fentanyl gel. The recalled patches, manufactured by Alza Corp. and sold by PriCara and Sandoz Inc. […]

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VIOXX:Trials for Pioneering Terrell Hogan Client

In May 2001 Evelyn Plunkett’s husband, Dickie, died of a sudden heart attack after taking VIOXX. Evelyn suspected the drug, made by Merck, caused her husband’s death. She engaged Terrell Hogan to investigate and pursue her claim to get to the bottom of the VIOXX story: what Merck knew, and when it knew it. Now, […]

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Bisphosphates: Manufacturers & Brands

(05/02/06)The most commonly prescribed brands of bisphosphonates include:– Fosamax manufactured by Merck– Aredia and Zometa manufactured by Novartis– Actonel and Didronel manufactured by Proctor & Gambel– Boniva manufactured by Roche Laboratories– Skelid (generic name is tiludronate) manufactured by Sanofi Winthrop Industries– Bonefos manufactured by Schering  

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Dental Treatment for Patients Receiving Bisphosphonate Therapy

(05/02/06)It is important for dentists to be aware that while on treatment, invasive dental procedures should be avoided if at all possible. Dentists should be made aware of a patient’s medical history, current medications and any treatments (current or past) using intravenous bisphosphonates because of their long half-life (period of time that the drugs stay […]

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Drug for Bones Is Newly Linked to Jaw Disease

(06/02/06)The New York Times By GINA KOLATA Published: June 2, 2006 In the last 10 years, millions of patients have taken a class of drugs that can prevent agonizing broken and deteriorating bones. The drugs once seemed perfectly safe and have transformed life for patients with cancer or osteoporosis. But recently there have been reports […]

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