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Pedi Cap Carbon Dioxide Detector Recall
 

              The FDA has notified healthcare providers of a class 1 recall for Covidien Pedi-Cap End-Tidal CO2 detectors for a design defect that could cause death to infants that are hospitalized. The most serious type of recall by the Food and Drug Administration are Class 1 recalls and they include circumstances where there is a large probability that the use of the products will cause serious injury or death. 80 lots of the Pedi-Cap End-Tidal CO2 Detector are affected by the recall. The affected detectors were manufactured from November 1st of 2008 through July 24th of 2009 and they were distributed from the November 1st, 2008 through July 31st, 2009. The model numbers that were affected can be found in the FDA’s recall notice.

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Alli Xenical Liver Failure

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Do I Have A Lawsuit Attorneys and the FDA are investigating new safety and lawsuit information regarding reports of liver injury related adverse events in patients taking orlistat. Orlistat is marketed in the United States as a prescription product, Xenical for attorney lawsuits, and as an over-the-counter (OTC) product, Alli for Alli lawsuits.

Xenical (orlistat 120mg) was approved as a prescription diet drug product by FDA in 1999 for obesity management in conjunction with a reduced caloric diet, and to reduce the risk of regaining weight after prior weight loss or as a dietary supplement or in some cases called a diet drug. In 2007, Alli (orlistat 60mg) was approved for OTC use for weight loss in overweight adults, 18 years and older, in conjunction with a reduced-calorie and low-fat diet. Currently, orlistat is approved for marketing in approximately 100 countries. In January 2009, a nonprescription version of orlistat was approved for sale in the European Union where along with the United States, lawyers are investigating possible lawsuits.

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Orthopedic Surgical Tool Recall
             
The Food and Drug Administration is notifying healthcare professionals that ConMed Linvatec Universal Cables and Power Pro Hand pieces are being recalled. The Class 1 recall of this product on September 9th is due to reports of unintentional self-activation of the power tools because of a switch problem, tool movement in unplanned directions, and the continued running of the product after the trigger is released. The hand pieces that were recalled were distributed between the 29th of March 2002 and June 24th 2009 and the recalled cables were distributed from January 24th of 2001 on through until February 27th, 2009.

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Metoclopramide Side Effects

Reglan Lawsuit

Reglan Side Effects Lawsuit Attorney Reglan has been used in the U.S. since 1980 and is a drug containing metoclopramide that is used for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. The metoclopramide drug works by increasing stomach muscle movement which speeds up the rate of the stomach empting into the intestines.

              Reglan will now be black boxed with a warning of its link to a movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia. The Food and Drug Administration issued the requirement in February of 2009 that a “black box” warning be placed on the Reglan and stated that Reglan and other heart burn drugs that contain metoclopramide can cause the neurological problem when taken in high doses or when taken over a long period of time. More than 2 million people use Reglan and metoclopramide drugs like it. The drugs are meant for short-term use in patients that have not responded to other therapies for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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Contact Lens Solution Lawsuit Attorney
             

Some recent studies have concluded that some multipurpose contact solution could cause damage and infection to the eye. A regional eye expert named Dr. Gunter Wong has concluded that certain contact lens solutions may be cytotoxic meaning that the product is toxic to cells. These Products cause damage to the corneal epithelium making the eye susceptible to corneal inflammation and a condition known as Microbial Keratitis.

Dr. Wong found in a study that was conducted that, of the many multipurpose contact lens solutions, Alcon and Bausch & Lamb Products are more likely to cause damage to the cells in the eyes by causing cell damage that strips away the eyes’ natural protective barriers. A senior consultant ophthalmologist by the name Dr. Lim Li also has come to the conclusion that the additives in some multipurpose solutions may be behind the problems. Lim stated that additional compounds and additives such as cleansing agents could cause toxicity and increase the chances of long term damage to the surface of the cornea.

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