Posts Tagged 'xarelto lawsuit'

Xarelto Bellwether Cases Inch Closer to Court Dates

more xarelto cases set for trialIn 2011, the FDA approved a drug that many hoped would be the first step forward in blood thinning medication since Coumadin’s debut in the 1960s: Xarelto.

Created by Johnson & Johnson and Bayer, Xarelto has been responsible for over $3.2 billion in profits for its manufacturers and developers. It has also become Bayer’s top-selling medication ever. Yet despite its successes on paper, the reality is that more than 18,000 plaintiffs ...

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Bellwether Xarelto Bleeding Case Ends With Defense Verdict

bellwether xarelto case ends in verdict for defenseFew drugs have taken the market by storm like Xarelto. Developed as an improvement over Coumadin; the ‘standard’ of blood thinning medications since the 1960s, Xarelto has seen billions of dollars in sales growth since its release in 2011. In fact, Xarelto sales more than doubled in the four-year span between 2013 and 2016, topping out at $3.2 billion in 2016. This makes it Bayer’s top-selling medication.

On the surface, ...

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Johnson & Johnson’s 2016 Was Worse Than Yours

johnson & johnson had a very bad 2016From around September of last year right up until the ball dropped New Year’s Eve, you couldn’t go a day without hearing someone lament just how terrible the year wound up being. From celebrity deaths and other shocking world events to an increasingly hostile political environment, 2016 was the year that everyone simply wanted to forget.

The corporate world had its share of upheaval as well, but one ...

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Xarelto: Higher Risk Same Reward?

xarelto may be no more beneficial than warfarin and be more dangerousOver 1,200 Xarelto lawsuits are pending in a multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Xarelto plaintiffs allege that the anticoagulant drug’s manufacturers, including Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical, did not provide patients and doctors with adequate warning about Xarelto’s severe bleeding risks.

Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2011 ...

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Indiana Xarelto Lawsuit Joins MDL

xarelto bleeding lawsuit filed in indianaAn Indiana man has filed a Xarelto lawsuit alleging Janssen Pharmaceutica’s popular blood thinner caused him to experience severe bleeding. The new Xarelto lawsuit will join hundreds of similar cases centralized late last year in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Xarelto was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2011 to help prevent blood clotting in patients who have undergone surgery or ...

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New Study Links Xarelto to Eye Bleeding

xarelto now linked with eye bleedingA new study has been published by the Journal of the American Medical Association Opthalmology linking use of the anticoagulant Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to eye bleeding. The study, conducted by Retina Associates of Orange County in Laguna Hills, California, observes three patients who developed spontaneous vitreous hemorrhage after starting use of Xarelto. The researchers note that all three patients were tapering off another anticoagulant at the time of their diagnoses.

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