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Law360, New York (June 15, 2017, 7:03 PM EDT) By Jeff Overley Several drugs for restless legs syndrome should get black box warnings that emphasize the risks of impulse-control disorders and other side effects, an industry-backed research company told the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a petition released Wednesday. The citizen petition from California-based…

Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ Diabetes Medications Invokana and Invokamet Will Now Require Black-Box Warnings

Shared from Law360, New York (May 16, 2017, 6:29 PM EDT) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it has confirmed that Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ diabetes medications Invokana and Invokamet can increase the risk of patients needing to have their legs or feet amputated and said the drugs will now require black-box warnings. The agency…

Xarelto Litigation Updates

To date there have been 15,000 cases filed in the MDL. The first two trials will be held in the Eastern District of Louisiana. The first trial, The matter of Boudreaux, Joseph J. Jr., is scheduled to begin on April 24, 2017. The Plaintiff, Joseph Boudreaux was prescribed Xarelto to reduce the risk of stroke…

Taxotere Reference Guide

Having met with many Taxotere users over the last few months we have learned about a variety of treatments and products. It was recently suggested to us that we compile a referral list to share that would include local or online vendors of products such as hair pieces, wigs, temporary eyebrow tattoos, hair growth products…

XARELTO BLEEDING LAWSUITS

More than 15,000 claims against Janssen Pharmaceuticals have been filed by people who have had severe bleeding incidents after taking Xarelto, a popular blood-thinning drug. Risk of bleeding is the most serious side effect of all blood-thinning medication. Thousands of lawsuits accuse Bayer Healthcare and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Xarelto, of not providing adequate…