Posts Tagged 'Propecia'

Report: Merck Failed to Warn Public on Propecia Suicide Risk

merck was aware of propecia suicide risk when changing label informationWhile crafting the language for the 2011 update to the label for its flagship hair loss drug Propecia, Merck was aware of a stunning number of reports of suicide among those taking the drug. Yet today, even though the FDA has records of over 700 reports of suicide or suicidal thoughts related to Propecia or its generics, Propecia’s label makes absolutely no mention of depression or ...

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MDL panel considers consolidated Zoloft and Propecia litigation

Amid news of lawsuits concerning the antidepressant Zoloft and the hair-loss drug Propecia, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Legislation held a hearing on March 29 in San Diego, California.

The panel of judges meets every two months to consider whether various lawsuits should be consolidated before a single judge for pre-trial proceedings.

Pfizer, the maker of Zoloft, is facing litigation from nearly 90 lawsuits by families who claim their children have suffered birth defects as a result of in utero exposure ...

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