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$4 Million Xarelto Lawsuit Added to Xarelto MDL

xarelto lawsuit added to xarelto MDLAccording to the Madison Record, a $4.35 million Madison County Xarelto lawsuit has been transferred to the multidistrict litigation court, where it joins roughly 250 similar Xarelto lawsuits. The lawsuit stems from a 90-count complaint filed in January against the various companies responsible for Xarelto, including Bayer and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals. The plaintiff has accused the manufacturers of Xarelto of overstating the efficacy of their drug and ...

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Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by Wisconsin Woman

xarelto lawsuit filed in wisconsinA Wisconsin woman has filed a Xarelto lawsuit against multiple pharmaceutical companies for damages allegedly resulting from the anticoagulant drug. The plaintiff states that the defendants, including Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, did not adequately warn doctors and patients of the risk of uncontrollable bleeding that Xarelto poses. The Xarelto lawsuit further claims that the drug’s manufacturers failed to provide appropriate instructions on how to intervene should serious bleeding ...

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Costco Says J&J Engaged in Price Fixing

costco sues johnson and johnson for price fixingCostco Wholesale Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, accusing the medical device and drug giant’s Vision Care, Inc., of engaging in price fixing with its contact lenses, The Wall Street Journal reports. The lawsuit was made public in Johnson & Johnson’s recent quarterly report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

According to the report, Costco filed the complaint in March of this year in ...

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FDA Fast Tracks Boehringer’s Pradaxa Antidote

pradaxa bleeding antidote being fast tracked by FDAThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Boehringer Ingelheim’s antidote to its problematic anticoagulant drug Pradaxa a fast-track review, FiercePhrama reports. According to the company, this will make Pradaxa the first “next generation” anticoagulant to receive an FDA-approved antidote.

Last year, the German drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim agreed to pay $650 million to settle roughly 4,000 Pradaxa lawsuits in state and federal courts. Plaintiffs in ...

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Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by California Man

Xarelto bleeding lawsuit filed in CaliforniaA California man has filed a Xarelto lawsuit against multiple pharmaceutical companies for damages allegedly caused by the blood-thinning medication. The plaintiff claims that the defendants, including Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, overstated the efficacy and safety of Xarelto. The complaint alleges that no antidote exists for Xarelto in the event of hemorrhagic complications.

Like plaintiffs in other Xarelto lawsuits, the California man alleges that the defendants failed to ...

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New AstraZeneca Study Shows Mixed Results for Blood-Thinning Drug

The results of AstraZeneca’s recent trials for its blood-thinning drug Brilinta show a decreased risk of post–heart attack heart problems but an increased risk of major bleeding after using the drug. The pharmaceutical company’s large-scale PEGASUS-TIMI 54 trial included 21,000 patients who had suffered at least one heart attack in the past three years. Patients received either a high dose of Brilinta, a low dose of Brilinta, or a placebo drug. All patients additionally received aspirin ...

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