07 Feb 2013

Doctor reading an x-ray result
Records Reveal Company New of 40% Failure Rate Internal memos and company records reveal that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson knew well ahead of time that approximately forty percent of their DePuy Hip Replacement Systems would fail within five years of implantation in patients who received the units. The study was conducted in 2011, after the recall was announced. In addi...

07 Jan 2013

Vaginal mesh being prepared
We’d like to share a few personal stories from women who have suffered severe ill effects from vaginal mesh complications. Contrary to published reports by the manufacturers of these devices, there are far more than just a “small percentage of mesh complications” that has been previously stated by the FDA, doctors and those involved in the sale of the product. Below are excerpts from ...

18 Dec 2012

At Pulaski & Law Firm, we get hundreds of emails per month from women who have had bad experiences with the Mirena IUD. These are actual statements from women who have written to us. Of course, the names have been changed to protect their identities. Mary, 29, from Georgia – “I had Mirena placed in 2010. Web I went back to make sure it was placed my doctors told me it had fallen out....

17 Nov 2012

A Massachusetts pharmaceutical manufacturing company has announced the recall of all of its products in the wake of a nationwide meningitis outbreak in the United States. As many as 17,000 vials of methylprednisolene acetate that were shipped to 76 clinics in 23 states may be contaminated by the microbial fungus. As of Friday November 16, 2012, 480 cases of fungal meningitis have been re...

15 Nov 2012

Drosperinone and Ethinyl Estradiol, a drug also known as Yasmin and nicknamed Yaz, is a pregnancy-preventing low dose oral contraceptive that is manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals. In addition to its value as a birth control drug, Yaz is also approved for the treatment of mild acne symptoms. One of the most dangerous possible side effects of Yaz is increased blood clotting–mainly i...

09 Nov 2012

Mirena IUDs are contraceptive devices that are shaped like a T that a woman uses to prevent pregnancy. It is inserted into the uterus and contains progestin, a synthetic hormone that is meant to prevent ovulation from taking place. Unfortunately, there are several Mirena side effects that can result in complications regarding fertility. As the IUD was taken off the market many years ago,...

08 Nov 2012

Personal stories of women who have had nightmare experiences following use of the Mirena Intra-Uterine Device (IUD). Learning To Walk Again – The Perfect Storm – The story of a brave woman whose life has been turned upside down following the insertion of the Mirena IUD. She writes, “I had Mirena (IUD) inserted. Within five months, both of my hips and my right shoulder started to dete...

07 Nov 2012

Dabigatran, marked by Bohringer Ingelheim under the name ‘Pradaxa,’ is a direct thrombin inhibitor. It is often prescribed for patients who have atrial fibrillation, a rapid, irregular heart rhythm that affects more than two million Americans. People who suffer from atrial fibrillation have an increased risk of blood clots. These can travel to the brain and cause a stroke. Pradaxa is ...

31 Oct 2012

Side Effects of GranuFlo Treatments for Dialysis Patients GranuFlo is a type of treatment for patients who require dialysis. This brand is available in a powder form and is what is known as dialysates, a solution used by doctors to administer hemodialysis treatments to individuals who battle acute or chronic renal failure. Many people who have kidney disease have relied on the GranuFlo ...