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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 […]

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 […]

The True Secret To Weight Loss: Exercise vs. Diet

Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar industry filled with trendy diets, quick fixes and bogus weight loss claims.  And, nowadays, people will pay big bucks in an attempt to uncover the secret to shedding pounds. Yet, all the low-carb diets and self-help books don’t seem to be translating into successful weight loss for the general […]

Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Could Lead to Recurrence, More Surgeries

Ethicon is a medical device company that manufactures the Physiomesh hernia mesh, a controversial device whose reoccurring revision rates 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 hernia […]

Xigduo XR Linked To Kidney Disease & Diabetic Ketoacidosis

AstraZeneca is a medical device company that manufactures Xigduo XR — a controversial device that has recently been linked to Kidney disease and ketoacidosis. Xigduo XR contains two prescription medicines called dapagliflozin and metformin. The SGLT2 inhibitor is also used along with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with Type 2 diabetes when […]

Invega (Paliperidone) Linked To Gynecomastia

Invega is a controversial drug that has recently been linked to the development of gynecomastia. Invega (paliperidone) is an antipsychotic medicine prescribed to treat certain mental and mood disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability associated with autism. It functions by helping to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals (neurotransmitters) in the brain […]

New Drug Farxiga Linked To Kidney Disease & Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Farxiga is meant to be used with a combination of diet and exercise in order to improve glycemic control and lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. These inhibitors lower a person’s blood sugar by causing the kidneys to remove it through the urine. Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca is a partnership medical […]

Jardiance Linked To Kidney Disease & Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Boehringer Ingelheim is a medical device company that manufactures Jardiance — a dangerous drug that can cause deadly side effects. Jardiance (empagliflozin) is an oral diabetes medicine that is meant to control blood sugar levels. Empagliflozin works by helping the kidneys eliminate glucose from your bloodstream. This SGLT2 inhibitor is meant to be used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults […]