NBC Nightly News Reports Deaths Associated with the Recovery IVC Filter

Posted by Firm Staff on Jun 30, 2017 3:23:03 PM

An NBC Nightly News Investigation found the Recovery filter, sold by C.R. Bard, to be linked to approximately 300 non-fatal problems and at least 27 deaths. Following these reports, NBC News sought to answer serious questions about the manufacturers knowledge of the device’s fatal flaws.

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ABC News: Levaquin Labels Don’t Fully Explain Risks of Use

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 18, 2017 1:17:26 PM

According to plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed in the District of Columbia, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of Levaquin, hid details about the drug’s adverse side effects.

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New Techniques for IVC Filter Removal Result in High Success Rate

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 6, 2017 7:45:23 PM

A team of radiologists at Rush University Medical Center have pioneered new techniques for IVC filter removal. According to Medical Xpress, these new methods performed by the Rush team have had a 100 percent retrieval rate over the past five years.

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Disabling Side Effects Linked to Levaquin and Avelox

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 10, 2017 5:07:06 PM

Serious side effects, including aortic aneurysm and long-term nerve damage, have been associated with a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Accordingly, the FDA has strengthened label warnings for bacteria-fighting drugs such as Levaquin and Avelox.

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Adverse Events Associated with IVC Filters

Posted by Firm Staff on Feb 2, 2017 12:57:56 PM

 

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FDA Warns of Possibly Permanent Nerve Damage from Fluoroquinolone Drugs

Posted by Firm Staff on Jan 12, 2017 6:31:40 PM
Antibacterial fluoroquinolone drugs could lead to serious side effects including peripheral neuropathy. Accordingly, the FDA issued a safety communication in 2013 requiring manufacturers to warn consumers about the risk of serious and possibly permanent nerve damage caused by this class of antibacterial drugs.
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Warnings About Levaquin and Avelox Strengthened by FDA

Posted by Firm Staff on Nov 17, 2016 7:16:48 PM

 

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FDA recommends removing retrievable IVC filters

Posted by Firm Staff on Oct 11, 2016 1:26:19 PM

The FDA has received multiple reports of product issues and adverse events associated with IVC filters. In fact, from 2005 to 2010 alone the FDA received 921 device adverse event reports.

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FDA Calls for Restricted Use of Levaquin and Avelox

Posted by Firm Staff on Aug 9, 2016 2:36:11 PM

After a recent safety review, the FDA called for restricted use of fluoroquinolones, such as Levaquin and Avelox, in certain patients. These new recommendations come after an expert advisory panel met to review evidence on the safety of using fluoroquinolones to help treat common infections.

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