Ambien Side Effects Lawsuit

  Ambien, a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic of the imidazopyridine class, is available in 5 and 10mg strength tablets to be taken orally. Ambien is used to treat insomnia and has been shown to decrease sleep latency for up to 35 days in clinical studies.

              The dose recommended for adults is 10mg once daily right before bedtime and elderly or debilitated patients are recommended only 5mg per day. Eldery and debilitated patients may be particularly sensitive to zolpidem tartate effects. Ambien dose should not ever exceed a total of 10mg per day. If taken during ingestion or immediately after a meal the effect of Ambien may be slowed.

              Ambien is available in 5 and 10 mg strength tablets to be used for oral administration. The 5mg tablets are pink, capsule-shaped, film coated, and have AMB 5 imprinted on one side and 5401 on the other. The 10mg tablets are white, capsule-shaped, film coated, and have AMB 10mg imprinted on one side and 5421 on the reverse side. The capsules are to be stored at room temperature.

         The following side effects are associated with Ambien

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Omniscan Side Effects Lawsuit Attorney


              Omniscan is a gadodiamide injection for intravenous use. It is a clear, sterile, and colorless to slightly yellow, aqueous solution that contains 287mg of gadodiamide. Omniscan is not for intrathecal use and inadvertent intrathecal use can lead to coma, convulsions, and sensory and motor neurologic deficits. Contrast agents that are Gadolinium-based increase the risk of NEPHROGENIC SYSTEMIC FIBROSIS (NSF) in patients with acute renal insufficiency of any severity due to the hepato-renal syndrome.

              The gadolinium-based contrast agent is for intravenous use to visualize lesions with irregular vascularity in the brain, spine and associated tissues in an MRI. Omniscan is also used in the body for intravenous use in MRI to aid the visualization of lesion with irregular vascularity within the thoracic, pelvic cavities, abdominal, and retroperitoneal space.

              The recommended dose of Omniscan in adults is 0.2 mL/kg administered as a bolus intravenous injection and 20 minutes after the first dose an additional 0.4 mL/kg can be given. The recommended dose in children, ages 2-16, is 0.2 mL/kg administered as a bolus intravenous injection. For imaging the kidney in all patients, the recommended dose is 0.1 mL/kg a for intrathoric, intra-abdominal, and pelvic cavity imaging, the recommended dose for all patients is 0.2 mL/kg.

              Omniscan should be inspected visually for discoloration and particulate matter and should not be used if either of these is present. Omniscan should be drawn into syringe immediately when preparing to administer and any unused portion of Omniscan should be discarded. The injection of Omniscan should be flushed with 5mL of 0.9% sodium chloride to ensure that the desired volume is delivered completely.

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Raptiva Side Effects Lawsuit Attorney

              Raptiva, a drug that is no longer available in the U.S. because of its association with Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML), is an injectable drug that is used to treat moderate and severe plaque psoriasis and who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy in adults 18 years of age or older.

              Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy is a serious and frequently fatal brain infection that is often acquired during childhood. It is caused by a polyomavirus that attacks the brain and the central nervous system. Most adult patients do not develop PMD but are infected with the JC virus. Patients who survive PML usually are permanently disabled.       

PML symptoms include:
  • Problems with vision
  • memory loss
  • loss of coordination

 

Recommended dosage for Raptiva is a single conditioning dose of 0.7mg/kg followed by a weekly subcutaneous dose of 1mg/kg. The maximum Raptiva dose should not exceed a total of 200mg. Doses should be administered under the supervision of a physician unless it is deemed appropriate for self-injection with a medical follow-up after proper training in the preparation and injection is administered. 

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Paxil Side Effects Lawsuit


              Paxil, a paoxentine hydrochloride tablet, is an antidepressant; antidepressants may increase the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in children and young adults. The drugs also inhabit the risk of overdose and dependency axil is used to treat Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic disorder, Social Anxiety disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

              For Major Depressive Disorder, Paxil should be administered with or without food as a single daily dose. The initial recommended dose is 20mg/day. Patients who are Non-responsive to 20mg dosage may benefit from 10mg /day up to 50mg/day maximum and changes in dose should take place at the intervals at least one week.

For Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Paxil should be administered with or without food as a single daily dose. The initial recommended dose is 40mg a day. Patients who are Non-responsive to 20mg dosage may benefit from 10mg /day up to 50mg/day maximum and changes in dose should take place at the intervals at least one week.

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Baycol Side Effects Lawsuit Attorney

Baycol Lawsuit

Baycol, cervastatin sodium tablets used for oral administration, are tablets that consist of 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, or 0.8mg of cervastatin sodium. Cervistatin sodium is a hygroscopic amorphous, white or off white, powder that is soluble in methanol, water, ethanol, and slightly in acetone.

 2007: Bayer paid $8 million to over state attorneys general allegations that it did not warn about safety issues concerning its cholesterol-lowering Baycol. Baycol is no longer on the market.

Baycol is used when the response to dietary restriction has been inadequate as and addition to diet to reduce elvated Total-C, LSL-C, apo B, and TG and to increase HDL-C levels in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia. Therapy with these sorts of drugs should be risk factor intervention in patients at a significally high risk of atherosclerotic vascular disease due to hypercholesterolemia.

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