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Viagra Cancer Risk Highlighted in Studies Since At Least 2011

Concerns over a possible link between Viagra and cancer first caught public attention last summer, after a study was published involving men diagnosed with melanoma. However, research linking the blockbuster erectile dysfunction drug to the serious and potentially deadly form of skin cancer date back several years.  […]

By |April 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Benicar MDL Formed for Sprue-Like Enteropathy Lawsuits

With a growing number of individuals throughout the United States pursuing a Benicar lawsuit after experiencing chronic diarrhea or other problems associated with a medical condition known as sprue-like enteropathy, a multidistrict litigation (MDL) has been established in the federal court system. […]

By |April 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Zimmer Persona Knee Recall Lawyers

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing Zimmer Persona recall lawsuits for individuals throughout the United States who received a knee replacement involving the Two-Peg Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate. […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Despite Bleeding Problems, Xarelto Sales Continue to Help J&J Reap Huge Profits

Amid continuing concerns about the risk of uncontrollable bleeding on Xarelto and the lack of an approved reversal agent, Johnson & Johnson indicates that sales of their blockbuster anticoagulant still pushed well past the $1 billion mark last year, helping drive profits even higher for the global pharmaceutical company. […]

By |March 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Laundry Detergent Packet Poisoning Risk is a Focus of International Campaign

A coalition of health and consumer protection agencies from 22 countries are coordinating efforts to raise awareness and warn about the risks of laundry detergent packet poisonings for children, as the brightly colored, single-use pods continue to cause severe injury throughout the world when children mistake them for candy or a teething toy.  […]

By |March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Zofran Pregnancy Risks: Timeline of Studies on Birth Defects, Malformation

Although Zofran is widely prescribed during pregnancy for morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), there is growing evidence that the medication may increase the risk of birth defects and congenital malformations for children.

While further studies on the safety of Zofran in pregnancy are needed, there is clear evidence that GlaxoSmithKline knew or should […]

By |March 13th, 2015|1 Comment

Lumber Liquidators Laminate Flooring Lawsuits

Homeowners throughout the United States have been reporting problems with Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring, indicating that it may fail within a short amount of time. In addition, recent testing revealed that some Chinese flooring sold by the company may release high levels of toxic formaldehyde. […]

By |March 5th, 2015|1 Comment

Testosterone Warnings Update: Cardiovascular Risk Information Added to Label

Following a continuing stream of evidence establishing a link between side effects of testosterone drugs and cardiovascular problems, the FDA announced this week that new label warnings will be required for popular drugs like Androgel, Axiron, Testim and other “low T” treatments.

The lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. represent men throughout the U.S. who are […]

By |March 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Viagra and Melanoma Skin Cancer Risk

Men using the popular erectile dysfunction (ED) drug Viagra may face an increased risk of melanoma, an aggressive and deadly form of skin cancer.

Although research has suggested a potential link between Viagra and melanoma skin cancer, Pfizer continues to endanger men by withholding warnings about the importance of users monitoring for signs or symptoms of melanoma, potentially preventing men from detecting the disease early, when it is easier to treat and less life-threatening. […]

By |February 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Carbon Monoxide Detector Placement is Important for Reducing Risk of Poisoning

Amid the cold winter weather blanketing most of the U.S., it is important for families to protect themselves from the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, which may result in severe injury or death. Having a working and properly placed carbon monoxide detector is the first step. […]

By |February 20th, 2015|0 Comments