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Cymbalta caused dangerous skin condition, lawsuit says

A Kansas woman has filed a product liability suit against Eli Lilly, claiming she suffered a life-threatening skin condition known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome as a result of taking the drug company’s anti-depressant Cymbalta.

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Watchdog cites conflicts in calling for new Yaz panel

An independent watchdog group has asked the Food and Drug Administration to disregard a safety panel’s recommendation to keep the popular birth control drugs Yaz and Yasmin on the market, citing evidence that several panel members operated under conflicts of ...

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Ariz. woman sues heartburn drug makers over bone fractures

An Arizona woman has filed a product liability lawsuit alleging that she suffered bone fractures in her feet as a result of taking popular heartburn drugs made by AstraZeneca, Pfizer and other pharmaceutical companies.

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Yaz plaintiff loses bid to unseal documents for FDA

The Food and Drug Administration will not be given access to documents relating to the safety of drospirenone-containing oral contraceptives that pharmaceutical company Bayer has kept confidential in the Yaz and Yasmin multidistrict product liability litigation.

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