FAQs Regarding Proton Pump Inhibitors

Categories: Proton Pump Inhibitor

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been making headlines lately because they have been causing harm to users. The following are some frequently asked questions about PPIs, the injuries they cause, and the legal recourse possible. What are Proton Pump Inhibitors? PPIs are prescription medications intended to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders, including: Heartburn Acid…

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How Much is my Bair Hugger Case Worth?

Categories: Bair Hugger

Corporate giant 3M has been manufacturing a product called the Bair Hugger warming blanket for years and marketing the product as safe for use. The blanket is used to stabilize a patient’s body temperature during surgery, which is beneficial for many reasons. However, instead of benefits, too many surgical patients have suffered serious injuries and…

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Dangerous Side Effects of Benicar

Categories: Benicar

Benicar is a prescription drug that was introduced in 2002 by Japanese pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. to treat hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. The drug works by keeping a person’s blood vessels dilated and is often used in combination with other drugs. The active ingredient in Benicar is olmesartan, which is also…

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Do You Need an IVC Filter? 3 Things You Should Know

Categories: FDA Alerts

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters are small cone-shaped medical devices that are inserted into a patient’s inferior vena cava in order to stop blood clots from reaching his or her lungs. The inferior vena cava is a blood vessel that is responsible for moving blood from the lower body to the heart. The devices are…

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How a Prescription Drug Lawsuit Works

Categories: Prescription Drug Lawsuit

Billions of prescriptions are filled on an annual basis and even more types of medications are distributed to patients in hospitals and nursing homes daily in the United States. When a pharmaceutical manufacturer puts an unsafe drug on the market or fails to provide the necessary warnings for a particular drug, the harm caused to…

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