Januvia | Januvia Pancreatitis | Januvia Diabetes | The Maher Law Firm

Januvia (Sitagliptin Phosphate) helps control blood sugar levels in type two diabetes. Januvia does not cure diabetes Januvia is marketed by Merck & Co. and was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) on October 17th 2006.  Januvia comes in tablet form and works best in combination with a good diet and exercise.  Sometimes [...]

Byetta | Diabetes | Type Two Diabetes

Byetta | Byetta side effects | What is Byetta | The Maher Law Firm

Byetta is an injectable medication used to help control blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes   Byetta is an injectable prescription medication for type two diabetics (also known as adult-onset diabetes) that works best when used with a diet and exercise program.  Byetta is manufactured by Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   Byetta may [...]


Atorvastatin | Lipitor | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson Attorney At Law

Lipitor’s generic equivalent “Atorvastatin Calcium” has been recalled More than 40 batches of Atorvastatin Calcium have been recalled after it’s manufacturer – Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc., found glass particles in the 10,20, and 40 milligram tablets of the anti-cholesterol drug. “The recall is being conducted at the retail level for such select batches that may contain [...]

Mirena Birth Control

mirena | intrauterin device | IUD | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson Attorney At Law

What is Mirena : Mirena is manufactured by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.  Mirena is a form of birth control called an IUD (Intrauterine Device) or an IUS (Intrauterine Contraceptive System).  The word “intrauterine” simply means “inside the womb”.  An IUD is a small “T” shaped device that is inserted into the uterus to help prevent [...]

Viral Meningitis

Viral Meningitis | Bacterial Meningitis | Fungal Meningitis | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson Attorney At Law

The fungal meningitis outbreak is not transmitted person to person like viral meningitis and bacterial meningitis are The outbreak which is the result of a tainted epidural steroid injection manufactured at the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts had killed 32 people, made 438 sick and has been reported in 19 states. Now [...]

Buretrol Class 1 Recall

Buretrol Drug Recall | Class One Recall Buretrol | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson Attorney At Law

Class 1 recall has been called on 4 buretrol solution sets Baxter Healthcare, the manufacturer of Buretrol solution sets, initiated a recall of  the product on September 7th 2012, due to a potential ball-valve malfunction. Buretrol Solution set and Clearlink System Buretrol Solution set are part of an interlink system.  Each system contains a ball-valve [...]

Blood Thinner Pradaxa

Pradaxa / The Maher Law Firm

Pradaxa is a blood thinner with NO antidote In contrast Warfarin (a blood thinner) that has an antidote to reverse the blood-thinning effects, Pradaxa does not, making some doctors feel helpless when a patient on Pradaxa starts bleeding. “You feel helpless, and that’s a very bad feeling for us” said Dr. Cotton from the Memorial [...]