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            aptivus side effects lawsuit  Aptivus, available as Tapranavir Capsules and Tapranavir Oral Solution, is used for the combination antiretroviral treatment of HIV-1 infected patients who are infected with HIV-1 strains resistant to more than one protease inhibitor and who have tried multiple treatments.

Aptivus belongs to the class of 4-hydroxy-5,6-dihydro-2-pyrone sulfonamides and is a protease inhibitor of HIV-1 . The drug is soft gelatin capsules containing 250mg tipranavirfor oral administration. The capsules contain the major inactive ingredients propylene glycol, dehydrated alcohol, polyoxyl 35 castor oil, mono or diglycerides of caprylic or capric acid and gelatin.

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Betaseron Prescription Drugs Side Effects


              Betaseron, also known as interferon beta-1b, is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. The drug is produced by recombinant DNA techniques and is a sterile, purified, lyophilized protein product.

              Interferon beta-1b is created by bacterial fermentation of a strain of Escherichia coilthat contains a genetically engineered plasmid containing the gene for human interferon betaser17 which was obtained from human fibroblast and then altered in an act that substitute serine for the cysteine residue. Interferon beta-1b has a molecular weight of 18,500 daltons and contains 165 amino acids.

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Carbamazepine Side Effects Lawsuit


              Carbamazepine is known as Tegretol USP Chewable Tablets and Tagretol Extended-release Tablets. It is used against epilepsy as an anticonvulsant drug to treat partial seizures, generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and mixed seizure patterns. It is also used against Trigemina Neuealgia.

              Tegretol USP is available for oral administration as chewable tablets and as XR tablets. The chewable tablets come in tablets of 100mg and tablets of 200mg and the XR tablets are available as tablets of 100mg, 200mg, and 400mg. The suspension is available for oral administration as 100mg/5mL.

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Darvon Side Effects Lawsuit


              Darvon, propoxyphene hydrochloride capsules, is used to relieve mild to moderate pain. It is a white crystalline, odorless powder wit h a bitter tasted.  The drug is soluble freely in water and has a molecular weight of 375.94. Darvon is chemically 2S,3R)-(+)-4-(Dimethylamino)-3-methyl-1,2-diphenyl-2-butanol propionate (ester) hydrochloride.

              Darvon capsules are supplied as 65mg, opaque pink capsules with “Darvon” imprinted in edible black ink on the body. They are provided in bottles of 100. Each capsule contains 65 mg (172.9 µmol) propoxyphene hydrochloride as well as other inactive ingredients such as D & C Red No. 33, F D & C Yellow No. 6, gelatin, magnesium stearate, silicone, starch, titanium dioxide.

              The recommended dose of Darvon is 65mg,  or one capsule, every 4 hours. The recommended maximum dose of the drug is 390mg/day. Patients with hepatic or renal impairment should consider a reduced total daily dose of Daevon.

              Poison Control Center should be called to obtain the most up-to-date information about the treatment of overdose if one were to ever occur. If a propoxyphene overdose were to occur, attention should first be focused on establishing a patent airway and restoring ventilation. Ventilation assisted mechanically, with or without oxygen, may be required and if pulmonary edema is present, positive pressure respiration may be desirable. Antagonist nalxone, the narcotic, will reduce the degree of respiratory depression. 0.4mg to 2mg should be administered, preferably intravenously, promptly.

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Elidel Side Effects Lawsuit


              Elidel, a pimecrolimus cream, is used as the second-line therapy, in non- immunocompromised adults and children 2 years of age and older, for short-term and non-continuous chronic treatment of mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in patients who have failed to respond adequately to other topical prescription treatments or when other topical prescription treatments are not advisable.

              Elidel is available in a 30 gram tube, a 60 gram tube, and a 100 gram tube and the cream contains the immunosuppressant 33-epi-chloro-derivative of the macrolactam ascomycin called pimecrolimus. 10mg of pimecrolimus is contained in each gram of Elidel Cream 1%. The pimecrolimus is contained in a whitish cream base of cetyl alcohol, benzyl alcohol, citric acid, oleyl alcohol, propylene glycol, sodium cetostearyl sulphate, mono-glycerides, di-glycerides, sodium hydroxide, stearyl alcohol, triglycerides, and water. The cream should be stored at 77°F and the excursions are permitted to 59°F-86°F. The cream is not to be frozen.

              The compound pimecrolimus is a fine crystalline, white to off-white powder that is soluble in methanol and ethanol but is not soluble in water. It has a molecular weight of 810.47 and is chemically (1R,9S,12S,13R,14S,17R,18E,21S,23S,24R,25S,27R)-12-[(1E)-2-{(1R,3R,4S)-4-chloro- 3-methoxycyclohexyl}-1-methylvinyl]-17-ethyl-1,14-dihydroxy-23,25-dimethoxy- 13,19,21,27-tetramethyl-11,28-dioxa-4-aza-tricyclo[22.3.1.04,9]octacos-18-ene-2,3,10,16- tetraone. The empirical formula for the compound is C43H68CINO11.

Elidel Side Effects Lawsuit

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