Depakote is an anticonvulsant drug used to treat seizure disorders, mood disorders, and migraines. But in recent years, it has also been associated with a higher risk of birth defects, pancreatic issues, and other adverse side effects. Patients who have been affected by Depakote use have filed lawsuits against its manufacturer, Abbott Laboratories, alleging the company knows these
Men turn to testosterone replacement therapy to increase sex drive, muscle mass, and energy levels. While this may work for some, it does not and should not work for everyone. These products are only FDA-approved to treat those with the medical condition of hypogonadism, which means that they cannot produce adequate testosterone on their own.
Although generally effective at keeping the public healthier and happier, modern medicine has its downsides. Health authorities introduce new technology in the name of advancing the industry without fully researching its effects beforehand, leading to serious risks. One key example is the power morcellator, a device designed to make surgeries safer and less invasive that has caused
Ambien, also known by its generic name zolpidem, is a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for temporary relief of insomnia. However, numerous lawsuits have been filed by patients who have experienced bizarre and unexpected side effects after taking Ambien. While every prescription medication has the potential of causing side effects, some
Antidepressants are some of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States. As many as one in ten people take antidepressants, and among women in their 40s and 50s, that figure is as high as one in four. Antidepressants can cause some very serious side effects, and are frequent targets of warnings and mood disorder drug recalls from the U.S.