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31. Ortho Evra Lawsuit
Ortho Evra Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing an Ortho Evra Lawsuit What is Ortho Evra? Ortho Evra, which is better known as the “patch”, is used to prevent pregnancy.  Ortho Evra is comprised of Norelgestromin Transdermal and Ethinyl Estradiol—the former is a progestin and the latter is an estrogen (both female sex hormones). When combined, the hormones prevent ovu..
32. Oxycontin Lawsuit
Oxycontin Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing an Oxycontin Lawsuit: What is Oxycontin? Oxycontin (also known as Oxycodone) is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycontin belongs to a class of medications known as opiate analgesics. The drug is effective by changing the way the nervous system and brain respond to pain. Oxycontin, like all opioid narcotics, is susceptible to bei..
33. Paxil Lawsuit
Paxil Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Paxil Lawsuit What is Paxil? Paxil, which is used to treat depression, social anxiety disorder and panic disorders, is the brand name for Paroxetine. Paxil comes as a tablet, an extended-release pill and a suspension (liquid)—the tablets and suspension may also be administered to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stres..
34. Pergolide Permax Lawsuit
A Brief Guide to Filing a Pergolide Permax Lawsuit: What is Pergolide Permax? More commonly known as Permax, Pergolide Permax is no longer available in the United States. Pergolide Permax belongs to a group of drugs known as ergot alkaloids; it is used in conjunction with carbidopa and levodopa to treat people with Parkinson’s disease. Pergolide Permax worked b..
35. Risperdal Lawsuit
Risperdal Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Risperdal Lawsuit: What is Risperdal? Risperdal, which is the brand name for Risperidone, 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). Risperdal is prescribed to adults and teenagers 13 years and up. Risp..
36. Seroquel Lawsuit
Seroquel Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Seroquel Lawsuit: What is Seroquel? Seroquel (brand name for Quetiapine) is used to treat the symptoms associated with schizophrenia (mental illness that promotes disturbed thinking, displays of strong emotions and loss of interest in life). Seroquel may also be used alone or with other medications to prevent or treat manic episodes. Addi..
37. Serostim Lawsuit
A Brief Guide to Filing a Serostim Lawsuit: The prescription medication Serostim is issued to patients who are experiencing a severe complication of AIDS known as "wasting," (extreme loss of appetite and weight). Serostim side effects, although plentiful, have not led to the filing of personal Srostim lawsuits --only two notable class action Serostim lawsuits ..
38. Symbyax Lawsuit
Symbyax Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Symbyax Lawsuit: Symbyax Side Effects: Administered to patients with bipolar disorder and depression, the prescription medication Symbyax, because of its side effects, has long been the subject of controversy. However, to date no significant Symbyax lawsuit—and subsequent settlement--has been made public. In response to numerous Symb..
39. Temodar Lawsuit
Temodar Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Finding a Temodar Lawsuit: The prescription medication Temodar is intended for the treatment of certain types of brain tumors. To ensure safe use, prescribing physicians must monitor patients for all signs of Temodar side effects, which can occur at any level of Temodar dosage. Even with the presence of dangerous side effects (discussed below), the abil..
40. Tequin Lawsuit
Tequin Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Tequin Lawsuit: What is Tequin? Tequin is the brand name of gatifloxacin—an antibiotic belonging to the fluoroquinolone. Tequin, which has been removed from the U.S. market, is used to treat bacterial infections of the sinuses, skin, urinary tract and lungs. On September 2nd of 2008, the United States Food and Drug Administration..
41. Trasylol Lawsuit
Trasylol Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Trasylol Lawsuit: What is Trayslol? Manufactured by Bayer HealthCare, Trayslol is a medical injection drug intended to prevent blood loss. It was typically administered in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery—the drug was effective in mitigating blood spillage during surgeries. However, because of its link to stoke, hear..
42. Viagra Lawsuit
Viagra Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Viagra Lawsuit: Since the United States Drug Administration approved its use to treat erectile dysfunction in 1998, Viagra has been a popular and best-selling prescription medication. Although some serious Viagra side effects have been reported, successful Viagra lawsuits have not been achieved. As a result, it is unlikely for Viagra users to f..
43. Vioxx Lawsuit
Vioxx Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Vioxx Lawsuit: What are the Side Effects of Vioxx? Vioxx, which was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 2004, belonged to a class of drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The medication was effective by reducing substances that caused pain, fevers and inflammation in the body. The drug was ultimately withdrawn because of the ..
44. Wellbutrin Lawsuit
Wellbutrin Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Wellbutrin Lawsuit: Wellbutrin, which utilizes the drug Bupropion, is used to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder—Wellbutrin is also used to help people quit smoking. Wellbutrin belongs to a class of medications called antidepressants; it is effective by increasing certain chemicals and activities in the brain. Wellbutri..
45. Zelnorm Lawsuit
Zelnorm Lawsuit A Brief Guide to Filing a Zelnorm Lawsuit What is Zelnorm? Zelnorm, the brand name of Tegaserod, is a prescription medication used to relieve bloating, constipation and pain caused by Irritable Bowel Syndrome—a condition that causes constipation, diarrhea, bloating and stomach pain. Zelnorm is predominantly prescribed to women whose primary symptom is con..