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Onfi Linked To Stevens-Johnson Syndrome & Epidermal Necrolysis

Onfi, also known by its official name of clobazam, is a controversial drug that has recently been linked to Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Onfi is a benzodiazepine that is meant to affect unbalanced chemicals in patients’ brain that have anxiety, and is often prescribed to treat seizures correlated with such conditions as epilepsy […]

Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed by Illinois Man

Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Ethicon is under fire once again for its defective hernia mesh product Physiomesh. A man from Illinois has filed a lawsuit against the company after he experienced serious complications after ventral incisional hernia repair, according to The Global Dispatch. The complaint – filed on May 22nd with the U.S. District Court, […]

Hernia Recurrence, Surgeries Possible With Atrium C-QUR Hernia Mesh

There are many hernia meshes on the market today, including the Atrium C-QUR hernia mesh, a device whose recurrence rates have led some patients to remove it and have ventral hernia repair. A surgical mesh is a medical device used to provide additional support to weakened or damaged tissue — in this case, a hernia. […]

Hernia Recurrence, Surgeries Possible With Covidien Hernia Mesh

There are many hernia meshes on the market today, including the Covidien hernia mesh, a device whose recurrence rates have led some patients to remove it and have ventral hernia repair. A surgical mesh is a medical device used to provide additional support to weakened or damaged tissue — in this case, a hernia. A […]