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  • Nov 13, 2019 0

    Taxotere and permanent hair loss

    Taxotere is a plant alkaloid chemotherapy drug derived from the yew tree. Taxotere is used intravenously in patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (after failure of prior chemotherapy) and in conjunction with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide in patients with operable node-positiv...

  • Nov 13, 2019 0

    Valsartan and cancer, liver damage

    Valsartan is an angiotensin-receptor blocker which is prescribed to patients with high blood pressure or congestive heart failure. Valsartan is widely manufactured overseas. Unfortunately, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found Valsartan drugs made by generic manufacturers to be contaminat...

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    Xeljanz and pulmonary embolism and thrombosis

    Xeljanz is a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis. Unfortunately, after Xeljanz was approved the FDA issued a safety warning on the drug, regarding an increased risk of blood clots and of death with the 10 mg twice daily dose of Xeljanz. If you have taken the 10mg twice...

  • Nov 13, 2019 0

    Lemtrada – stroke and arterial dissection

    Lemtrada is an intravenous medication used to treat multiple sclerosis. Since it was approved, patients have been suffering from strokes and arterial dissection. Adverse events prompted the FDA to issue a Drug Safety Communication warning of risk of strokes and tears in lining of arteries of the hea...

  • Nov 13, 2019 0

    Provigil, Nuvigil and birth defects

    Provigil and Nuvigil are indicated to improve wakefulness in adults who experience excessive sleepiness that may accompany obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or “shift work disorder.” The drugs’ manufacturer, Teva, announced several significant birth defects that are possible if a woman take...

  • Nov 13, 2019 0

    Roundup and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

    Roundup is the best-selling weed-killer in the world, used regularly by farm workers and landscapers. Roundup has recently been linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukemia. There are currently thousands of lawsuits faced by Bayer/Monsanto alleging Roundup caused cancer, and that Monsanto knew of thi...

  • Nov 12, 2019 0

    Uloric and cardiovascular injury

    Uloric is a gout drug that works by lowering the uric acid level in the blood stream. The FDA has required a new box warning for Uloric after it “found an increased risk of heart-related death and death from all causes” in patients who take the drug. Patients who have taken Uloric and have ex...