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Drowsiness Is a Dangerous and Common Side Effect of Many Medications

by Staff Blogger | April 30th, 2019

All medications have side effects or the potential to cause side effects. Drowsiness is a side effect that is often overlooked in medications, but it can put patients in danger, especially when they drive or operate heavy machinery. Many medications that are known to cause drowsiness include it on their list of side effects, and

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Taking a Blood Pressure Medication? Talk to Your Doctor—It May Be Recalled.

by Staff Blogger | April 23rd, 2019

In July 2018, blood pressure medications were recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and their manufacturers after it was discovered that certain batches were trained with an impurity that is linked to cancer. Since then, several new batches of blood pressure medications, including valsartan, losartan potassium, and losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide, have been recalled because

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We Aren’t Afraid to Stand Up to Negligent Drug Companies

by Staff Blogger | April 16th, 2019

The pharmaceutical industry is big business both in the U.S. and around the world. Due to the costs associated with research, development, and marketing of new medications, drug companies spend billions of dollars to get their products onto pharmacy shelves and into the medicine cabinets of patients like you. Because of those enormous costs, pharmaceutical

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Deaths, Serious Injuries Linked to Malfunctioning Surgical Staplers and Misapplied Staples

by Staff Blogger | April 9th, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a letter to healthcare providers warning about serious risks associated with the usage of surgical staplers and staples during and after surgical procedures. After reviewing more than 41,000 individual reports concerning the usage of the devices between Jan. 1, 2011, and March 31, 2018, the FDA

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