Benicar Linked to Causing Serious Gastrointestinal Symptoms

The widely prescribed medications Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, and Tribenzor have been linked to serious gastrointestinal symptoms.  All four drugs are used to treat high blood pressure and are actually made by the same company, Daiichi Sankyo, co-promoted by Forest Pharmaceuticals.  Some of the common symptoms we have found reported include severe chronic diarrhea, dehydration, [Read More]

Investigating Johnson and Johnson’s Medication Invokana (Canagliflozin)

Johnson and Johnson’s medication known as Invokana (canagliflozin) is currently being investigated by class-action lawyers from around the country in light of recently released reports indicating that people who are taking this drug are at increased risk for developing serious medical conditions, such as kidney failure, heart attacks, and strokes. Blood sugar is supposed to [Read More]

Protecting People from Dangerous Drugs

When it comes to potentially dangerous drugs--like testosterone replacement therapies—or cars, or even a light bulb, manufacturers always know more about the product’s risks than its consumer does. The law in our country that protects us from makers of those products--who put their profit ahead of the safety of people--is commonly referred to as strict [Read More]