Delayed Again: Longer Wait for Xarelto Antidote

Several big name pharmaceutical companies were anxiously awaiting the approval of what they hoped would be an antidote for the blood thinner Xarelto, as well as Eliquis and several other medications. The companies consisted of Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson and Johnson, and Bayer. Unfortunately, the drug was not approved on time, and approval has yet […]

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Still No Approved Antidote for Blood Thinning Medication Xarelto

The FDA has announced that there will still be no approved antidote for the blood thinning medication, Xarelto, which is manufactured by Bayer. They have stated they will be unable to approve the recently developed antidote, called AndexXa, until they receive more information from the drug’s manufacturer. What is Xarelto? Xarelto is an anticoagulant, also […]

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Xarelto Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

What is Xarelto? Xarelto is an anticoagulant, or blood thinning medication, which is manufactured by Bayer. It is marketed and distributed by Janssen, who is a subsidiary of the massive Johnson & Johnson company. It is one of very few alternatives to the more popular blood thinning medication, Coumadin, which is distributed under the name […]

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Anticoagulants More Dangerous than Narcotics

A recent study was undertaken by the ISMP, or Institute for Safe Medication Practices, which proved anticoagulant medications to be more dangerous than narcotics like OxyContin. The medications, better known as blood thinners, were the most likely to cause trips to the emergency room, as well as those trips which turned into extended hospital stays […]

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Head of FDA blames Pharma for ‘Kabuki drug-pricing’

Scott Gottlieb on Kabuki drug pricing

At a recent conference, Scott Gottlieb surprised health industry leaders by publicly criticizing them for ‘Kabuki drug-pricing constructs’ that profit the industry at the expense of consumers. He stated that they were profiting at the expense of the consumers, who are forced to pay outrageous copays and fees out of pocket. Scott Gottlieb is the […]

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Following Lawsuit, IVC Filter Use is Declining

ivc filter use decline after lawsuit win

In the past few years, there has been a great deal of controversy regarding the use of the inferior vena cava filter, or IVC filter, as part of medical procedures that deal with blood clots. While the IVC filter is seen as very useful in certain aspects, the side effects have led to more than […]

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How a Daily Medication Log Helps in a Drug Lawsuit

Tracking symptoms and side effects of pharmaceuticals, includes a medication log template A daily medication log supports your case when preparing for a pharmaceutical lawsuit, because it provides a record perceived as more reliable than memory alone. Additionally, it can help your doctor when discussing medications as part of your treatment. This is why we […]

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