Tag Archives: Blood thinner

Levaquin Side Effects Not Worth the Risk for Kidney Transplant Patients

University of Ottowa researchers have presented new findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association that side effects of certain antibiotics should prevent their recommendation for use as preventative treatment for kidney transplant infections. In particular, the fluoroqinolone (FLQ) class of antibiotics, which includes drugs such as Avelox, Cipro, and Levaquin, has been connected...
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Destroyed Actos Files Mean Fines for Takeda

A jury has ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to pay $155,000 after the company intentionally destroyed documents related to the development and marketing of its Actos diabetes medicine—documents that, a jury concluded, hindered a man from proving his claims that the drug caused his cancer. This isn’t the first time the Japanese drug manufacturer has found...
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