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Many Dietary Supplements Are Prescription Drugs in Disguise

by Staff Blogger | February 23rd, 2021

On Feb. 16, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that a dietary supplement called “Adam’s Secret” was being recalled by its manufacturer after it was discovered that the product contained undeclared amounts of sildenafil and/or tadalafil. Both of these ingredients are found in erectile dysfunction drugs, which are currently prescription only due

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Did You Suffer Hearing Loss in the Military? You May Be Eligible for Compensation.

by Staff Blogger | February 16th, 2021

Military service is associated with many risks, from training exercises to live combat. But one risk that few servicemembers think about is hearing loss. That’s because military servicemembers are given earplugs, which are designed to protect their ears from loud noises. Unfortunately, one of the most commonly assigned earplugs—3M’s Combat Arms—is now known to be

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Why You Should Call Your Doctor Immediately If You Suspect a Drug Injury

by Staff Blogger | February 9th, 2021

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, we know that doctors aren’t infallible. We regularly handle medical malpractice claims filed against negligent doctors who harm their patients. But we also know that most doctors are hardworking people who simply want to help their patients feel better. Because of that, patients should trust their doctors unless they have

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Catheter Recalled Due to Increased Risk of Injury and Death

by Staff Blogger | February 2nd, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that Penumbra is recalling its JET 7 Reperfusion Catheter with Xtra Flex Technology due to the risks that it poses for causing serious injuries and even death in patients who use it. The catheter is typically used for removing clots in stroke patients, but the company

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