Paxil

Paxil, an antidepressant, has been found to cause birth defects in babies and their mothers who took the drug during pregnancy. Paxil (Paroxetine) belongs to a class of drug called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI) that work by blocking certain receptors in the brain to change the mood. Paxil is specifically made to manage certain

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Chantix

Chantix is a prescription smoking cessation medication made by healthcare giant, Pfizer, and while the drug’s efficacy has already been proven by many, the medication is also attached to a few frightening adverse effects, including: cardiovascular problems, heart attacks, strokes and suicidal thoughts. Smoking has long been a big problem in the United States. According

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Avandia

Avandia (Rosiglitazone Maleate) is a Type 2 diabetes medication manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline used to control blood sugar levels. It has been marketed since 1999, and was a blockbuster hit in the market, generating over $2 billion in annual revenue by 2006. The sales dramatically downgraded when possible Avandia adverse effects, including cardiovascular problems, came to

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Byetta

Byetta is a type 2 diabetes medication that comes in an injectable form and was introduced to the market in 2005. Effective as it may seem, the drug has dangerous side effects including pancreatic cancer – the very reason the manufacturer has been bombarded with lawsuits. Despite this fatal danger, doctors still widely prescribe Byetta

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