FDA Drug Recalls

FDA drug recalls affect millions of Americans every year. The Consumer Justice Group’s dangerous prescription drug lawyers have won scores of cases for clients injured by FDA recalled drugs. We will evaluate all drug recall cases and investigate injuries due to dangerous drugs not recalled, such as Yaz and Yasmine, the birth control drugs recently given a black box warning for significantly increasing the risk of clots and strokes. Learn more about recently recalled pharmaceutical drugs and how to protect yourself from the newest dangerous pharmaceutical risks by reading our newsletters about FDA Drug Recalls.

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For a lawyer winning dangerous drug cases in your area, contact the Consumer Justice Group. You can fill out the contact form on the right, or call us at 800-887-6852, and our attorneys will give you a free case evaluation. We have lawyers who specialize in FDA drug recall cases, in all 50 states. 

For information on FDA drug recalls, the process of  FDA drug recalls, and the dangers posed from big pharmaceuticals’ influence on FDA administrators, read our FDA Drug and Medication Recall Newsletters below.

Articles About FDA Drug Recalls

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Yaz Lawsuits - FDA Recall

Young Women Suffer As Big Pharma Profits Yaz Lawsuits Reap Settlements To Rebuild Victims’ Lives Yaz and Yasmin contain a fairly new form of synthetic progestin called drospironone. They are the most popular drospirone-containing contraceptives on the market and are manufactured by Bayer Healthcare. Other drospironone-containing birth control medications include Ocella, Beyaz, Gianvi, Zarah, Loryna [...]

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Cymbalta Lawsuits On The Rise

There Are Dozens Of Duloxetine / Cymbalta Lawsuits Pending Harmful Side Effects Can Occur When Stopping Medication Duloxetine, also known as Cymbalta, is a popular antidepressant prescribed to millions of Americans. It is also a drug that can have terrible side effects if patients discontinue use. There are dozens of Cymbalta lawsuits pending due to [...]

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Dangerous Side Effects Of Risperdal

$2.2 Billion Settlement For Sufferers Of Risperdal Side Effects Gynecomastia A Common Side Effect For Male Risperdal Users Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug, prescribed to millions of people nationwide.  Risperdal is used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and other diseases. It also has off label use as a treatment for sufferers of dementia. The side [...]

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Gynecomastia Caused By Risperdal Brings Millions In Settlements

Gynecomastia Caused By Risperdal Win Damages $5.7 Million Dollars Paid Out In Montana Johnson and Johnson, the makers of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal, have agreed to pay  $5.7 million  in a Risperdal lawsuit in Montana. Male users of Risperdal had developed gynecomastia as a result of an increase in the hormone prolactin. Gynecomastia (male breast development) [...]

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Laparoscopic Power Morcellator Recall By Johnson & Johnson

Laparoscopic Power Morcellator Recall Used In Removal Of Uterine Fibroids: May In Fact Spread Cancer Laparoscopic Power Morcellators are used by doctors every day in hysterectomies, and the removal of uterine fibroids. It literally shreds the tissue to pieces, which are then removed through the small laparoscopic incision. It has been discovered that for as [...]

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Talk To A Lawyer About Cymbalta Withdrawal Effects

Suffer From Terrible Cymbalta Withdrawal Effects? Our Lawyers May Be Able To Help! Cymbalta, also known as Duloxetine, is one of the most prescribed antidepressants in the United States. While it is an effective antidepressant, there can be serious Cymbalta withdrawal effects. Lilly, the manufacturer of Cymbalta, has been aware of these dangerous side effects which [...]

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Ketek Liver Damage and Death

Ketek (telithromycin) was advertised by maker Sanofi-Aventis as having the most successful launch of any antibiotic in history. Yet it almost did not receive FDA approval. Seven months after Ketek finally received FDA approval, the antibiotic claimed its first death: a patient given Ketek for only a mild respiratory tract infection died from liver failure.

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Bayer Voluntarily Withdraws Baycol

FDA today announced that Bayer Pharmaceutical Division is voluntarily withdrawing Baycol (cerivastatin) from the U.S. market because of reports of sometimes fatal rhabdomyolysis, a severe muscle adverse reaction from this cholesterol-lowering (lipid-lowering) product. The FDA agrees with and supports this decision.

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Meridia Weight Loss Injury

Maybe you saw the attractive, positive commercials urging you to buy Meridia and lose weight. Or maybe you have run into a pop-up ad on the web, showing you how to buy Meridia online. Chances are you have heard of the Meridia diet pill, but are you aware of the side effects of Meridia?

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Vioxx Doubles Risk of Heart Attack

Data from a three-year study shows that use of Vioxx noticeably increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, and serious blood clots. People who use Vioxx for more than 18 months have been shown to carry twice the risk of heart attack when compared to people who took a sugar pill. On September 30, Merck, the corporation that makes the anti-arthritis drug Vioxx, recalled their product. Vioxx has been taken by an estimated 84 million people since the drug was released in 1999.

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PPA (phenylpropanolamine) Recall

On November 6, 2000, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall on phenylpropanolamine (PPA) in products that are sold over the counter. In addition, the agency requested that all drug companies discontinue marketing products containing PPA. The agency went one step further and issued a public health advisory for phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride, the active ingredient in PPA.

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PPA Recall (phenylpropanolamine)

The following are some of the most popular over-the-counter products that contain PPA (as listed by the American Pharmaceutical Association) and may pose health risks:

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Drug Recalls Occur Too Late

Since 2005, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled seven dangerous drug medications—two so far in 2007. Each of these drug medications was originally approved as safe by FDA officials. The average time on the shelf was five years between approval and FDA recall. There is no telling how many unsafe drugs are on the market.

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FDA Drug Recall Timeline

Safety-Based FDA Drug Medication Withdrawals 1980 – 2007

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More about FDA Drug Recalls

Recalls issued by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials are, fortunately and unfortunately, rare. Worse, fewer FDA drug recalls could be a warning sign that our federal protective agency is subject to pharmaceutical industry pressure to keep dangerous drugs with inadequate testing on the market. More U.S. citizens die from the effects of prescription drug medications than illegal drugs. It is important to understand more about the agency that approves, regulates, and recalls drug medications on the market.

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FDA Recalls: America’s (Legal) Drug Medication Problem

FDA approves dangerous drug medications. Doctors unknowing prescribe these expensive drug medications. Patients die. FDA recalls dangerous drug medications. The manufacturer of the recalled drug medications makes astronomical profits—enough to settle lawsuits for permanent injury and death their drug medications caused before recall, enough to again set record profits for the quarter.

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