Some prescription drugs and medical devices, though developed to help patients, have been known to do more harm than good.
Pharmaceutical companies have been churning out record numbers of approved prescription drugs in the past few years. Clinical trials and testing may not always be performed at the highest standard, leaving the consumer in potential danger.
Recently, the FDA has issued safety warning for the following:
Onglyza – and similar Type 2 diabetes drugs are being investigated for causing heart failure, cardiac arrest or death
Invokana – and similar Type 2 diabetes drugs reportedly causes diabetic ketoacidosis, which can lead to serious side effects including: kidney failure, heart attack, stroke or death
Yaz (also known as Yasmin or by its generic name, Ocella) – reportedly causes blood clots that can lead to serious conditions like deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, which can be life threatening
Actos – has been linked to severe health complications such as bladder cancer, heart failure, liver failure, bone fractures and eye problems
Risperdal – manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, reportedly causes male breast development or Gynecomastia; other complications include: pancreatitis, diabetes or movement disorders
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