Rituxan

Genentech’s Rituxan is a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma treatment and a rheumatoid arthritis drug that is linked to potentially fatal adverse effects. The FDA issued a health advisory warning of the possible risk of a fatal brain infection called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in patients who were treated with this drug. PML is a fatal viral disease

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Celexa

Forest Laboratory, the maker of Celexa, marketed the drug as an effective and safe medication for mood disorders; however, since its existence, it has been linked to many dangerous adverse effects including birth defects in children who took it and suicidal behaviors in patients who were prescribed it. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention

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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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