Category Archives: Dangerous Drugs
Have You Suffered Illness or Injury After Taking Invokana?
Invokana, or the generic drug canagliflozin, is a prescription medication that may be used in Type II diabetics to increase glycemic control. Unfortunately, the drug has been linked to some very serious health side effects, including ketoacidosis, kidney failure, cardiac problems, and even death. This has led doctors, patients, and officials with the FDA… Read More »
Miracle or Mismanagement? The Truth about the IVC Blood Clot Filters
An inferior vena cava filter (IVC) is a medical device that is used to stop blood clots from getting into the lungs. It was specifically designed for patients who did not respond well to blood thinners. The filters are placed inside of your veins to essentially “catch” the blood clots. Then, the blood clots… Read More »
How to Combat Dangerous Prescription Drugs
The prescription drug business in the United States is a huge, multi-billion dollar business. Unfortunately, when that much money is involved, some pharmaceutical companies cut corners to increase profits. From 2004 to 2010, several major drug companies had to pay $7 billion in fines, penalties, and lawsuits. That amount is extremely small compared to… Read More »