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The most prominent side effect seen after patients were administered Zocor was an increasd incidence of muscle disorders in the form of Rhabdomylosis, which can be fatal if not caught in time. When these findings came to light, those who had suffered from the side effects of Zocor began filing lawsuits against the makers of the drug. Today, we will take a look at three of the filed against Merck, the makers of Zocor. For more information…

Yaz is a popular birth control pill along with its cousin Yasmin. Both these drugs are produced by Bayer Pharmaceuticals. Lately Yaz has been in news for all the wrong reasons. It has played a central role in a lot of legal battles against Bayer pharmaceuticals. Patients or their relatives who have suffered serious side effects as a result of using Yaz have filed these lawsuits. It is being linked to several fatal side effects. These severe side effects include blood clots, pulmonary…

Zelnorm is the brand name for Tegaserod. It is used to relieve pain, bloating, and constipation caused by Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS)in women. Zelnorm is also used to increase the frequency of bowl movements and for the relief of pain, bloating, straining and stomach pain in both men and women who suffer from idiopathic constipation (constipation not due to other diseases, illnesses or other medications – and has been a problem for longer than a six month time span).

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a division of Johnson and Johnson instituted a recall of DePuy Hip Replacement in the year 2010. DePuy recalled its ASR XL Acetabular metal-on-metal hip replacement system on August 24, 2010, owing to a study which indicated that the five year failure rate of this product was approximately 13%, which implied that 1 in every 8 patients, who had undergone this surgery, might have to undergo a “revision” surgery again.

Big Pharma Plays Hide-the-Ball With Data

Big Pharma Plays Hide-the-Ball With Data: Half of all clinical trials are never published, and Big Pharma wants to keep it that way.

Outspoken drug critic Dr. Carl Hart recently made comments in the media about how the popular big pharma drug Adderall is pretty much crystal meth. Dr. Carl Hart, an associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University who specializes in drug abuse and drug addiction, is also an outspoken critic of the drug war, and made comments in the media recently about how the popular big pharma drug Adderall is pretty much the same thing as crystal meth. When appearing on All In…

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