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Proton Pump Inhibitors – Kidney Failure
PPIs are used for the treatment of acid-related disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract, including peptic ulcers and gastrointestinal reflux disorders. Long-term use of PPIs, including Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium, may result in Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN), which is a condition where the spaces between the tubules of the kidney cells become inflamed. While individuals who suffer from AIN can recover, most will suffer from some level of permanent kidney function loss. READ MORE
Talcum Powder – Ovarian Cancer
Plaintiffs’ attorneys claim the manufacturers of talcum powder have known for more than 40 years there is a link between using the product near the genital area and ovarian cancer. However, these companies intentionally made the decision not to warn women that the powder could cause cancer by entering the vagina after being applied to the genital area or on sanitary napkins or condoms. READ MORE
Zofran – Birth Defects
Current lawsuits state that GlaxoSmithKline, the manufacturer of Zofran, failed to adequately research their medication or warn about the risk of congenital malformations. READ MORE