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MA Court Upholds $63 Million Motrin Verdict

childrens motrin SJS verdict upheldThe Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has upheld a $63 million lawsuit brought against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson by the family of a girl who developed the life-threatening skin condition known as SJS/TEN after taking Children’s Motrin.

In 2003, the seven-year-old Massachusetts girl developed a rare but potentially fatal skin disorder called toxic epidermal necrolysis after taking Children’s Motrin. As a result of the condition, the girl lost 90 percent of ...

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FDA Announces Voluntary Recall of Infant Motrin

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a voluntary recall of Motrin Infants’ Drops that were distributed in the United States.

Roughly 200,000 bottles have been voluntarily recalled by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the company that manufactures Concentrated Motrin Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor 1/2 fl oz bottles.

The recall was prompted after plastic pieces were found in them medication. The company claimed that these particles came from a third-party supplier that makes ibuprofen. Only three lots are affected by ...

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