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Researchers Urge Caution for Off-Label Drug Use

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine took a close look at the incidence rates of adverse drug reactions in patients who were prescribed medications for approved uses versus off-label uses. The off-label use of medications is legal and is, in fact, a widely accepted... Read More

Zofran During Pregnancy Injured Baby, Claims Mother

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The anti-nausea drug known as Zofran (ondansetron hydrochloride) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in patients suffering from the effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Notwithstanding, its manufacturer – GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) – has sought to expand the scope of the drug... Read More

Federal Zofran Lawsuits Centralized in MA Court

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Over 50 pending lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline concerning birth defects allegedly caused by the company’s anti-nausea medication, Zofran, have been centralized in a Massachusetts court. The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued an order on October 13 that transferred the cases to the District... Read More

Zofran Lawsuit Alleges Severe Heart Defects

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On August 14, 2015, the mother of a minor child allegedly injured by the anti-nausea drug Zofran filed a claim for compensatory damages in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Named in the complaint are the drug makers responsible for the development,... Read More