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  • Kidney & Osteoporosis Risks Associated with Truvada
    Kidney & Osteoporosis Risks Associated with Truvada

    Recent studies have confirmed that Truvada and other similar drugs made by Gilead Science may increase the risk of kidney failure, osteoporosis, bone density loss, and bone fractures. Tenofovir ...

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  • Producer of HIV Drug Truvada Withheld Safer Alternative
    Producer of HIV Drug Truvada Withheld Safer Alternative

    Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) was developed by the pharmaceutical company Gilead as an HIV treatment and prevention drug. Although effective in improving the overall quality of life of ...

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  • Valsartan Recall
    Valsartan Recall

    Valsartan and several similar blood pressure and congestive heart failure drugs have been part of a massive recall since July of 2018. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has worked with the drug ...

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  • Gout Drug Receives FDA Black Box Warning
    Gout Drug Receives FDA Black Box Warning

    Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided to mandate a black box warning on the gout drug known as febuxostat after concluding that it presented an increased risk of ...

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  • Asbestos-Tainted Talc in Johnson & Johnson Products May Lead to Lung Cancer
    Asbestos-Tainted Talc in Johnson & Johnson Products May Lead to Lung Cancer

    On March 13, 2019, an Oakland, CA jury returned a unanimous Plaintiff’s verdict in the amount of $29.4 million against Johnson & Johnson and one of its suppliers in a case where the Plaintiff alleged ...

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  • Uloric Lawsuit and Recall Request
    Uloric Lawsuit and Recall Request

    Takeda Pharmaceuticals manufactured the prescription medication Uloric to treat gout, which is a painful type of arthritis that develops when uric acid accumulates in a person’s joints. The buildup ...

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