TDF and Truvada Lawsuits

What are TDF and Truvada? The HIV drug tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) is a pharmaceutical that is prescribed (along with other drugs) to patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The branded drugs Truvada, Viread, Atripla, Complera, and Stribild all...

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Patients who have been implanted with hernia mesh and subsequently suffered complications have filed lawsuits against the various manufacturers for design defects, manufacturing defects, negligence, and failure to warn patients and their doctors of known problems. The...

Zantac and Ranitidine

What is Zantac? Ranitidine, known commonly by the brand name Zantac, is a popular heartburn treatment. The drug decreases stomach acid production. It was initially available as prescription only in the 1970s but has been available as a generic drug for decades. By...

DePuy Attune Knee Replacement

DePuy Attune Knee Replacement Lawsuit DePuy Attune Knee Problems The DePuy Synthes Attune total knee arthroplasty (TKA) system has been the subject of hundreds of complaints to the FDA about the knee device’s problems. The DePuy Attune Knee was introduced in...

Actemra (Tocilizumab)

What Is Actemra? Actemra is prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis. It is a biologic drug, known as a monoclonal antibody. It is administered by injection every 1 to 2 weeks, or by intravenous infusion once a month. It is manufactured by Genentech, a subsidiary of Roche....

Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer linked to talcum powder Use of talcum powder on the genitals and perineal area, including on sanitary napkins, may raise a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer, according to scientific studies conducted since 1982. Millions of women have used...