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16. Evista Lawsuit
Evista Lawsuit Evista Lawsuits: What is Evista? Evista is an oral hormone drug used to combat osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. Produced by the Eli Lilly and Company, Evista uses Raloxifene to mimic the effects of estrogen. In addition to the aforementioned use, Evista is also effective in decreasing the risk of invasive breast cancer. Evista belongs to a class of m..
17. Femara Lawsuit
Femara Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Femara Lawsuit What is Femara? Femara, which utilizes Letrozole, is used to treat early breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause and other cancer treatments, such as surgery or radiation. Novartis, the drug’s manufacturer, initially sold Femara as a back-up plan of sorts; the drug was to be taken to treat breast cancer if..
18. Flomax Lawsuit
Flomax Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Flomax Lawsuit: What is Flomax? Floamx (brand name of Tamsulosin) is applied to men to treat the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or an enlarged prostate), including difficulty urinating, urinary frequency and painful urination. Flomax belongs to a class of medications known as alpha blockers; the drug is effective by relaxing t..
19. Gabitril Lawsuit
Gabitril Lawsuit What is Gabitril? As the brand name of Tiagabine, Gabitril—when combined with other medications--is used to treat partial seizures. Gabitril belongs to a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It is not completely understood how Gabitril works; however, it has shown to increase the amount of natural chemicals in the brain that prevent seizures from forming. ..
20. Geodon Lawsuit
Geodon Lawsuit What is Geodon? Geodon—the brand name for Ziprasidone—is used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental condition that causes unusual or disturbed thinking, strong or inappropriate emotions and a general loss of interest in life). Geodon may also be applied to treat manic episodes in patients with bipolar disorder. Geodon belongs to a class of medications ..
21. Gleevec Lawsuit
Gleevec Lawsuit Gleevec Lawsuit: What is Gleevec? Gleevec, which goes by the generic name Imatnib, is prescribed to patients with certain types of leukemia (cancer that starts in the white blood cells). Gleevec may also be prescribed to treat gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Gleevec belongs to a group of medications known as protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Gleevec is effecti..
22. Ketek Lawsuit
Ketek Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Ketek Lawsuit: What is Ketek? Ketek, which is the brand name for Telithromycin, is used to treat certain forms pneumonia caused by bacteria. Ketek belongs to a class of medications called ketolide antibiotics; it is effective by terminating bacteria. Antibiotics, such as Ketek, do not kill viruses that cause the flu, colds or other infection..
23. Levitra Lawsuit
Levitra Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Levitra Lawsuit: Issued to help male patients with erectile dysfunction, Levitra carries side effects. To date; however, Levitra has not faced significant lawsuits concerning said reactions. Moreover, no new information has emerged concerning the risk of adverse effects through the administration of a Levitra dosage. Levitra FDA Warnings: ..
24. Levothroid Lawsuit
A Brief Guide to Filling a Levothroid Lawsuit Levothroid is a thyroid hormone used to treat hypothyroidism—a medical condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Because of the lack of production, the body fails to function properly, resulting in: slow speech; fatigue; poor growth; hair loss; thick sin; weight gain and increased sensi..
25. Lipitor Lawsuit
Lipitor Lawsuit What is Lipitor? Produced by Pfizer, Lipitor is the brand name for Atorvastatin, which is a drug used in combination with diet and exercise programs to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack in people who are at risk of developing cardiac episodes. Lipitor is also used to decrease cholesterol and other fatty substances in the blood. Lipitor belongs to a class of medi..
26. Lupron Lawsuit
Lupron Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Lupron Lawsuit: What is Lupron? The Lupron injection is used to treat symptoms associated with advanced prostate cancer and precocious puberty in girls younger than 8 years old and in boys younger than 9 years of age. Use of Lupron may yield side effects regardless of dosage levels, frequency or adherence to intake instructions. Please conta..
27. Lyrica Lawsuit
Lyrica Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Lyrica Lawsuit: What is Lyrica? Lyrica utilizes Pregablin to relieve neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves that occurs in your hands, arms, fingers, legs, toes or feet if the patient has diabetes or in the area of a rash if the patient had shingles). Lyrica is also used to treat fibromyalgia (a long-lasting medical condition that causes..
28. Meridia Lawsuit
Meridia Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Meridia Lawsuit: What is Meridia? Meridia, which is comprised of Sibutramine, is used in conjunction with exercise and a low-calorie diet to help people lose weight and maintain weight loss. It must be stated: Sibutramine is no longer available in the United States. The drug was removed from the market in light of information from a recent c..
29. Mirapex Lawsuit
Mirapex Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Mirapex Lawsuit: What is Mirapex? Mirapex, which is the brand name of Pramipexole, is administered to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease---a medical disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with muscle control, balance and movement. Mirapex, in addition to this application, is also used to treat restless legs synd..
30. Neurontin Lawsuit
Neurontin Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Neurontin Lawsuit: Neurontin, the brand name for Gabapentin, comes as a capsule, tablet and oral solution to help control certain types of seizures in epilepsy patients. This medication is also used to relieve the&nbs..