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Zostavax

Zostavax

BACKGROUND Merck & Co.’s Zostavax is a vaccine that prevents shingles. Although meant to prevent shingles, one of the serious side effects of the vaccine is actually the occurrence of shingles in the patients. Because of this, Merck & Co. have been hit with...
Xarelto

Xarelto

BACKGROUND Bayer’s Xarelto is a blood thinner that is used to prevent blood clots, leading to a reduce in risk of strokes, although extreme side effects include serious internal bleeding, possibly leading to death. Because of this, there have been around 18,000...
Nexium

Nexium

BACKGROUND AstraZeneca’s Nexium is a pill used to treat acid reflux, ulcers, and other stomach and esophagus problems by decreasing the amount of acid the stomach produces. There are several serious side effects to the use of this drug, such as bone fractures, kidney...
Levaquin

Levaquin

BACKGROUND Ortho-McNiel’s Levaquin is an antibiotic used to fight bacteria in the body. A dangerous side effect to this drug is major nerve damage. Because of this, there have been thousands of lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson seeking settlements for...
Risperdal

Risperdal

BACKGROUND Johnson & Johnson’s Risperdal is an antipsychotic medicine aimed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorders, as well as other mental disorders found in teens to adults. The drug has dangerous side effects, including, but not limited to, strokes,...
Invokana

Invokana

BACKGROUND Manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson Use: lowers A1C in adults with type 2 Diabetes Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana is used to lower A1C in adults with type 2 Diabetes, although serious side effects include kidney failure, ketoacidosis, leg and foot...