Redux Lawyer Discusses Fen-Phen Fad

Written by Anna Henningsgaard

Inrepparttar early nineties, Redux wasrepparttar 149311 original miracle diet pill. A predecessor to fenphen, Redux was justrepparttar 149312 “fen”, fenfluramine inrepparttar 149313 form dexfenfluramine. The drug increasedrepparttar 149314 production of seratonin, which gaverepparttar 149315 brain feelings of satiety, or fullness. Overweight people felt a great responsibility lifted from their shoulders. In Redux,repparttar 149316 drug industry promised a thin, healthy body without painful exercise or unpleasant diet restrictions! Within three months, doctors were writing 85,000 prescriptions for Redux every week.

We now know how this story ends. Like most miracle drugs, Redux was too good to be true. The increase of seratonin caused people using Redux to be moody and disconsolate. Soonrepparttar 149317 fenfluramine cocktail drug fenphen replaced Redux onrepparttar 149318 shelves. This is notrepparttar 149319 end ofrepparttar 149320 story, however. Soon after thousands of Americans had swallowed fenphen pills,repparttar 149321 mortality reports began coming in.

Redux and fenphen workrepparttar 149322 same way, by floodingrepparttar 149323 brain with chemicals that trigger that full feeling. Becauserepparttar 149324 patient feels full, they do not feelrepparttar 149325 need to eat. The drug imparts a comfortable form of anorexia. While this is unhealthy in and of itself, denyingrepparttar 149326 patient essential nutrients, it was notrepparttar 149327 worst aspect ofrepparttar 149328 drug. The drug did not simply elevate seratonin levels inrepparttar 149329 brain, it floodedrepparttar 149330 whole blood stream with seratonin. When this chemical reachedrepparttar 149331 heart it weakenedrepparttar 149332 heart valves, causing massive heart valve disease in people using either fenfluramine drug, Redux or fenphen.

Ativan Side Effects Lawyer

Written by Anna Henningsgaard

The drug Lorazepan is marketed underrepparttar names Alzapam, Ativan, Loraz, Lorazepam, Intensol. Ativan isrepparttar 149310 safest form of this type of drug because it has less of an effect onrepparttar 149311 liver than other benzodiazepines, which means that a patient can take it in conjunction with other liver affecting medications like birth control pills, anti-abuse drugs, propranolol, and ulcer medications. However, Ativan also has dangerous side effects. If you or a loved one suffer from any of these harmful side effects, stop takingrepparttar 149312 drug immediately and contact both a doctor and a lawyer. Drugs are meant to improve your health and wellbeing and if Ativan threatens you or makes you sicker you have a right to take your injuries to court.

Ativan is a mild tranquilizer with many different applications, and depending on how it is used it can cause different side effects. Ativan is commonly used to relieve anxiety, to calm manic schizophrenics, and as an intravenous pre-surgery relaxant. Ativan may also be used to cure such diverse maladies as alcohol withdrawal symptoms, to treat serial seizures in children, to promote amnesia, and to relaxrepparttar 149313 severe vomiting of patients after chemotherapy.

The dangerous side effects of Ativan, however, are just as diverse. Many patients suffer from allergic reactions that manifest in difficulty breathing, closing ofrepparttar 149314 throat, and swollen lips, face, and tongue. Some people develop open sores inrepparttar 149315 mouth and throat or yellowed skin and eyes or a widespread rash. Some patients even suffer from hallucinations, severe confusion, and changes in vision. As you can imagine, these side effects seriously threatenrepparttar 149316 quality of life of patients using Ativan. In addition, it has negative reactions with many ordinary drugs like antacids. ga

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