Anemia Drug Omontys Recalled

Omontys | Anemia | Peginesatide | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson

Affymax and Takeda, the manufacturers of Omontys (Peginesatide) are issuing a voluntary recall of the drug due to life threatening and fatal events reported in patients receiving Omontys. This voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), who approved the drug in March of 2012. In a statement, [...]

Codeine Use In Children | FDA Boxed Warning

CODEINE | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson

Codeine use in certain children after surgery can cause death “In August 2012 , FDA announced it was reviewing the safety of codeine due to cases of deaths and serious adverse events in children who took the drug after a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy and had evidence of being ultra-rapid metabolizers of codeine.” The FDA drug information [...]

Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft

Infuse Bone Graft | Medtronic Inc. | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson

Medtronic the manufacturer of Infuse is accused of manipulating information about it’s product. Infuse acts as the scaffold in a surgical bone grafting procedure.  Infuse is a two part system consisting of a protein found in the body, and a sponge manufactured from a cow type 1 collagen.  The sponge releases the protein over time [...]

Diabetes Drugs Containing Pioglitazone

Generic Drugs | maher law firm | frank eidson

Pioglitazone is a prescription drug used to improve glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Pioglitazone is often referred to as an “insulin sensitizer” because it attaches to the insulin receptors on cells throughout the body causing the cells to become more responsive to insulin. Pioglitazone can cause serious side effects, including: Bladder Cancer [...]

Counterfeit Cancer Medicine In The United States

Altuzan | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson

The U.S. company, Medical Device King (also known as Pharmalogical) has distributed a cancer medicine that was not approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) FDA lab tests confirm that at least one batch of a counterfeit version of Roche’s Altuzan (bevacizumab) contains no active ingredient.  Aluzan, an injectable cancer medicine, is not approved [...]

FDA Recent Drug Recalls


Recently Posted Drug Recalls From The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) “Drug recalls are actions taken by a firm to remove a product form the market.  Recalls may be conducted on a firm’s own initiative, by FDA request, or by FDA order under statutory authority.  In July 2011, FDA began a pilot program to notify [...]