Dangerous Drugs

Can You Sue If Harmed By A Weight-Loss Drug?

You may be able to recover financial compensation for such losses as your medical bills if you were harmed as a result of taking a weight-loss drug. Losing weight is a goal many share. It’s also a

2022-12-21T05:39:05-04:00July 25, 2022|

AG Settles With Andover Pharmacy Over Illegal Opioid Prescribing

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has reached an $11 million settlement with an Andover mail-order pharmacy over allegations the company had a role in shipping thousands of illegitimate opioid painkiller prescriptions around the country.   The allegations involve Injured Workers Pharmacy (IWP) in

2021-04-16T12:51:53-04:00June 26, 2020|

First Big Metformin Product Recalled, More on the Way

Immediately after the FDA said it found elevated levels of the carcinogenic ingredient N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in certain extended release (ER) metformin products, the first 2 major recalls are underway. Both Apotex Corp and Amneal Pharmaceuticals have issued a voluntary recall of its metformin hydrochloride extended-release

2021-04-16T06:53:50-04:00June 6, 2020|


The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has recently upgraded the recall of Alere INRatio and INRatio2 Monitor systems to a Class I recall. This means that there is a probability that using the Alere system will cause serious health consequences or possibly lead to death.

2021-04-15T14:05:15-04:00March 2, 2015|

Compounding Pharmacy Update

According to the Boston Globe, on at least two occasions in the past decade, Massachusetts pharmacy officials have displayed indifference in their supervision of a concerning Framingham compounding pharmacy (The New England Compounding Center) that is linked to the nationwide meningitis outbreak that has

2022-12-21T06:24:54-04:00November 20, 2012|

Meningitis Sister Company Issues Massive Product Recall

The sister company of Framingham’s New England Compounding Center (NECC) – Ameridose – recalled all of its products on October 31, 2012. According to health officials, the NECC is the source of fungus-contaminated steroid injections that have killed 28 people and sickened at least 363

2021-04-16T13:28:19-04:00November 1, 2012|
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