5 Most Dangerous Products in Ohio

Dangerous Products in Ohio: Top 5 to Know

When you spend money on a product, you expect it to work. When it doesn’t — or worse, when it makes you ill or causes an injury — you have options. If you’ve suffered physically or emotionally from a defective product or dangerous drug, you may be entitled to compensation. Here at Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz, […]

Prescription Medications in Ohio Illness

Ohioans: Here’s What to Do When Your Medication Makes You Sick

These days, there seems to a medication for everything you can think of — Lipitor for high cholesterol, Nexium for heartburn, Abilify for depression, and Xanax for anxiety. And these are just prescription medications. If you visit your local pharmacy, you can find thousands of other over-the-counter medications and supplements that claim to treat a wide […]

Lawsuits Allege Testosterone Therapy Linked to Heart Attack and Stroke

Last updated October 14, 2016.  Everyone has seen the commercials for testosterone therapy, and the treatment is gaining popularity. However, is treatment for “Low T” safe? And does it work? A string of lawsuits nationwide allege that testosterone therapy is causing severe cardiovascular side effects such as heart attacks and strokes. Before we dive into litigation, let’s […]

Heartburn Drugs Linked To Dementia Risk

Heartburn is miserable, but largely treatable. One of the most popular treatments is a class of drugs called “proton-pump inhibitors,” or PPIs. They seem harmless, but a recent study suggests that they may actually increase the risk of dementia. Are you at risk? What Is A Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)? Heartburn and acid reflux happen […]

IVC Filter

Is Xarelto Dangerous? Everything You Need To Know

Last updated on January 29, 2016. Blood thinners have been around for a long time, but some new types of blood thinners have been shown to cause uncontrolled bleeding with no antidote. Xarelto is one of these new drugs. These types of medication are typically used to treat blood clots and the health problems associated […]

Birth Control Recall – Qualitest Pharmaceuticals

After a packaging defect in their birth control pills, Qualitest Pharmaceuticals is facing lawsuits from more than 100 women alleging that the defect led to unwanted pregnancies. What Happened At Qualitest? Qualitest Pharmaceuticals produces a number of generic birth control pills, including Cyclafem, Emoquette, Gildagia, Gildess, Gildess 24 FE, Myzilra, Orsythia, Previfem, Tri Previfem, and […]

Auvi-Q Epinephrine Auto-Injector Recalled

Earlier this week, drug maker Sanofi voluntarily recalled Auvi-Q, its epinephrine auto-injector, due to issues with dosage delivery. If you have an Auvi-Q auto-injector, please contact your medical care provider immediately to get a replacement device. What Is Auvi-Q? Auvi-Q is an epinephrine shot; epinephrine is used to treat anaphylaxis and other severe allergic reactions […]