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Category: Dangerous Drugs

Valsartan and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers

April 30, 2019

Batches of Valsartan and similar blood pressure medications manufactured in China and India were found to be contaminated with carcinogenic chemicals that are known to cause cancer or liver damage in users.

Hundreds of products containing Valsartan, a popular drug for treating high… Read More> Comments Off on Valsartan and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers

TDF-Based HIV Drugs

February 4, 2019

Possible side effects of TDF-based antiretroviral drugs include kidney disease, bone fractures, bone density loss and other serious side effects in individuals with HIV.

Some of the best-selling HIV medications in the world have been linked to a host of serious side effects ranging from kidney damage and kidney failure…

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April 30, 2018

Possible side effects of Nuplazid treatment for Parkinson’s-related psychosis may include worsened hallucinations or delusions or even wrongful death.

For many Parkinson’s patients and loved ones who were desperate for a reprieve from psychosis, hallucinations and delusions associated with the advanced stages of the disease, the FDA’s approval of Nuplazid…

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Nuplazid Patient Deaths

April 14, 2018

Reports of Deaths Linked to Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis Drug Spark Safety Concerns

Hundreds of patients have died while taking Nuplazid, a drug manufactured by San Diego-based Acadia Pharmaceuticals to control psychosis related to Parkinson’s disease, a debilitating movement disorder that affects hundreds of thousands of individuals and has a typical…

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August 4, 2017

The widely-used prescription IBS-D drug Viberzi has been linked to reports of pancreatitis, sphincter of Oddi spasms, hospitalization and death.

Viberzi is a popular treatment for adults struggling with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), but serious concerns have been raised about the safety of the medication, and…

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July 24, 2017

Possible side effects of the blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Actemra include heart attack, interstitial lung disease, pancreatitis and wrongful death.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received thousands of reports from patients who suffered serious adverse events associated with the rheumatoid arthritis drug Actemra, and hundreds of people…

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May 23, 2016

Possible side effects of Abilify antipsychotic treatment include pathological gambling, suicidal thoughts, binge eating and other compulsive behaviors.

Abilify Lawsuit BottleMedical studies have linked Bristol-Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company’s top-selling antipsychotic drug, Abilify, to binge eating, pathological gambling and other compulsive…

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