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Archive: Prescription Drug Injuries

prescription drug errors

Prescription drugs are an important part of treating hundreds of thousands of patients every year. Many patients take multiple prescription drugs on a continuous basis while others use them temporarily to heal from an infection or other type of illness….

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Pharmaceutical drug liability

When a drug or medicine causes injury, the drug manufacturer may find itself involved in a product liability suit. Product liability in relation to pharmaceutical drug liability is when a drug manufacturer or someone within the supply chain such as…

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diflucan increases miscarriages

In 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed a 17-year Danish study involving both the pill and liquid versions of Diflucan or its generic version, fluconazole. The study showed that the commonly prescribed yeast infection drug, manufactured by…

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Birth injuries

The effects of alcohol and illegal drugs on a fetus are well known today. It is important to understand that there are also prescription drugs that may cause birth injuries and birth defects, especially when they are prescribed liberally or…

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Birth injuries

While hospitals and other medical care facilities have made progress in decreasing the number of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) that occur on their watch, there is still more work to be done. Every day, approximately one in 25 hospital patients has…

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prescription drug errors

According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), prescription drug errors are the direct cause of at least 1.3 million injuries every year in the United States. These injuries cost the medical system $3.5 billion in extra medical costs annually. A…

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