December 2011

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Woman files spina bifida lawsuit against Abbott Laboratories

An Illinois mother has filed a lawsuit against Abbott Laboratories alleging that her daughter suffers from a birth defect known as spina bifida due to the drug Depakote® which she had ta

Yaz Birth Control Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

FDA mandates stronger warning label for YAZ

Federal advisers recommended this past Thursday that new generation birth control pills such as Yaz should have stronger FDA warning labels regarding the risks of blood clots associated with use.

Contact lens recall lawsuit

Avaira contact lens recall expanded

CooperVision®, the manufacturer of Avaira contact lenses, issued a voluntary recall regarding nearly 780,000 Avaira Toric contact lenses on August 19th due to reported health

Contact lens recall lawsuit

Investors file class action lawsuit against The Cooper Companies

A class action Avaira® contact lens lawsuit has been filed against The Cooper Companies, the parent company for contact lens manufacture

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

Actos recall not recommended by European health regulators

Actos® was first introduced in July of 1999. Prescribed to treat type II diabetes, the drug became popular for its ability to effectively regulate insulin.

Yaz Birth Control Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

Bayer accused of marketing birth control for unapproved uses

Claims are being made against Bayer, Germany’s largest drug maker, for marketing Yasmin® birth control pills for unapproved uses and misleading women about the health risks associated wi

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

More Actos® Lawsuits filed against Takeda Pharmaceuticals

In September 2010 at the Madison County, Illinois Circuit County Court, Robert and Jewell Bettorf filed an actos bladder cancer lawsuit ag

Avaira Contact Lens Recall Lawsuit

Teen rushed to the hospital due to torn cornea caused by Avaira contact lenses

According to a report by, Dan O’Neil, a father of a

Mesothelioma on the rise - Consumer Drug Report

Malignant Mesothelioma cases expected to rise in Korea

As more and more cases regarding malignant mesothelioma increases in the United States, South Korea has only chipped the iceberg.

Yaz Birth Control Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

Yaz and Yasmin blood clot risk higher than traditional birth control pills

It has been determined by Canada Health officials that Yaz and Yasmin blood risks are substantially higher than traditional birth control pills.