Practices


Australia Places Strict Label Warnings on COX-2 Inhibitors

February 15, 2004 - Just days before a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee meets to discuss the future of Celebrex, Bextra and related arthritis drugs, the agency's Australian counterpart has... Read More


Senator Hits FDA for Delay of Study

February 12, 2004 - The FDA is preventing an agency scientist from presenting the largest, most up-to-date study of popular painkillers like Bextra, Celebrex and Vioxx. Read More


Lawsuit Filed Against the Makers of Vioxx

June 16, 2003 - A lawsuit recently filed against the makers of Vioxx alleges that Merck knew, or should have known, of the harmful side effects of Vioxx, but continued to market the drug without warning... Read More


Beasley Allen files lawsuit against Vioxx maker Merck

June 3, 2003 - A lawsuit recently filed against the makers of Vioxx alleges that Merck knew, or should have known of the harmful side effects of Vioxx, but continued to market the drug without warning... Read More


Suit says diet supplement led to woman’s collapse

March 31, 2003 - An Alabama couple have sued Boca Raon, Florida-based Rexall Sundown, Inc. and Rexall's subsidiary, Richardson Labs, the manufacturers and sellers of the dietary supplement Metab-O-Lite,... Read More


First Baycol trial in the country

March 6, 2003 - The first trial in the country involving Bayer's cholesterol lowering medication, Baycol, began on February 18th in Corpus Christi, Texas. The plaintiff was given samples of Baycol in... Read More


The Estrogen and Progestin Dilemma

March 1, 2003 - The FDA is giving important new safety advice to postmenopausal women and their health-care providers concerning drug products that contain estrogen. Read More


Tavist-D caused fatal stroke, lawsuit claims

November 19, 2002 - Gulfport – A Pass Christian woman has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of a popular over-the-counter allergy medicine and the drugstore that sold it after her husband... Read More


Prescription for Trouble

November 14, 2002 - When the pharmaceutical-giant Merck pulled its blockbuster pain medication Vioxx off the market in late September, it became the largest prescription drug recall in history. Read More


FDA Public Health Notification: Problems with Endovascular Grafts

April 27, 2001 - This letter is to inform you about serious problems that have occurred with two endovascular prosthetic graft devices used to treat infrarenal AAA, and to make recommendations concerning... Read More


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