Posts Tagged: Drug & Device

AAJ Explores History of Drug & Device Marketing to Women

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The American Association for Justice (AAJ) released a report that outlines the history of medical products targeted to women such as Yaz, vaginal mesh, and even bleach. The report discusses the injuries women have suffered from these products, and are still undergoing today. “This timely report sheds light on the disturbing ways women have been… Read more »

Lawyers Ask to Centralize Abilify Gambling Lawsuits

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Law360 reports that dozens of federal court lawsuits alleging that Bristol-Myers Squibb didn’t provide adequate warning to American users about the risk of compulsive gambling associated with the top-selling prescription antipsychotic drug Abilify.  Attorneys have asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to consolidate the cases in Florida.

FDA Warns of Uncontrollable Urges with Use of Antipsychotic Drug

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The FDA issued a warning to the public of adverse side effects with use of Abilify–such as compulsive gambling, binge eating, shopping, and overactive sexual desires. Abilify is prescribed to patients with mental disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression, Tourette’s disorder, and irritability associated with autistic disorder. The FDA cautions that these compulsive… Read more »