Poor Sanitation, Licensing Infractions Responsible for 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

April 30th, 2015 | Drug injury

More information is beginning to emerge regarding the circumstances that led to a massive fungal meningitis outbreak that occurred several years ago and claimed dozens of lives while leaving hundreds of others sickened. Reports indicate the New England Compounding Center (NECC)—the facility responsible for manufacturing the tainted drugs that spread the disease—repeatedly failed to adhere… Read More

FDA Issues Warning Regarding The Antibiotic Zithromax®

April 3rd, 2013 | Drug injury

April 3, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to doctors and patients taking the drug, Zithromax®, due to a potential Drug Injury associated with the medication. According to News Channel 5, the drug, also known as Z-Pack, is a popular antibiotic used in the treatment of numerous common bacterial infections.… Read More

Patients Warned Of Potential Ligament Damage Caused by Antibiotics

July 6th, 2012 | Drug injury

July 6, 2012 While antibiotics are responsible for saving lives, patients who take certain kinds are at great risk of injury. According to News Channel 5, a large number of drug injuries are being reported after patients have taken medications, such as Cipro and Levaquin, which are part of a group of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones.… Read More