Zyprexa Side Effects are Deadly: Effects Include NMS

Written by Margaret Wommack


Zyprexa is a prescription drug that treats schizophrenia, acute mania and bipolar disorder. It is a psychotropic drug that treatsrepparttar psychotic disorders ofrepparttar 148813 mind but unlike other drugs for psychotic disorders, Zyprexa is an atypical antipsychotic. Eli Lily,repparttar 148814 manufacturer ofrepparttar 148815 drug Zyprexa, has been accused of promoting off-label prescriptions of Zyprexa, many to children, knowing thatrepparttar 148816 FDA would force them to include risk information onrepparttar 148817 label and thatrepparttar 148818 FDA has not approvedrepparttar 148819 drug for use with children. Risks and side effects of Zyprexa include diabetes, hyperglycemia, pancreatitis, weight gain, tardive dyskinesia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome. The FDA has statedrepparttar 148820 Zyprexa should not be used if a patient is a child or has ADD, depression, addictions, treating aggressive behavior, or mood elevation, but it continues to be given to these people.

In legal battles, lawsuits filed against Eli-Lilly,repparttar 148821 manufacturer of Zyprexa, consumers suedrepparttar 148822 company for inadequately warning consumers ofrepparttar 148823 side effects. Eli-Lilly settledrepparttar 148824 claims, paying almost $700 million. If you or a loved one has suffered from Zyprexa side effects that could have been prevented hadrepparttar 148825 label carriedrepparttar 148826 appropriate information orrepparttar 148827 Eli-Lilly manufacturing company hadnít promotedrepparttar 148828 off label sales of Zyprexa, you may be entitled to file a lawsuit against Eli-Lilly. To learn more, contact a lawyer who specializes in adverse drug side effects cases. GA

Vioxx Recall leads to Vioxx Lawsuits

Written by Margaret Wommack


Vioxx is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammagory drug (NSAID) that reduces inflammation, pain, fever, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis stiffness, and menstrual pain. However, Vioxx has been shown to cause blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, kidney damage and other dangerous and potentially deadly side effects.

Lawsuits are being filed against Merck,repparttar manufacturer of Vioxx, for product liability. The claim is that Merck knewrepparttar 148812 dangers of Vioxx and marketed it anyway. In drug product liability lawsuits,repparttar 148813 prosecution must prove that Merck didnít provide forrepparttar 148814 safety ofrepparttar 148815 patient and that they were harmed as a direct result from taking Vioxx and from Merckís negligence. Sometimes drug companies that wish to avoid public scrutiny will settle outside of court, but they will sometimes lengthenrepparttar 148816 trial to forcerepparttar 148817 plaintiff into agreeing to their settlement.

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