Pharmaceutical companies are required to test their products thoroughly for safety before they are given FDA approval.
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Adverse drug effects (ADE) are a serious public health problem. Often, drugs are not adequately tested, or their side effects are not reported, even if the drug producers usually know about the medication's potential to hurt. Pharmaceutical companies are required to test their products thoroughly for safety before obtaining the FDA approval, but even so, many pharmaceuticals end up being recalled and labeled as extremely dangerous. The cases of adverse drug events will likely grow due to:
Statistics from the CDC show that:
Product liability is an area of personal injury law that deals with injuries caused by defective products. Pharmaceutical litigation involving...View full answer
Pharmaceutical litigation involves legal claims against drug manufacturing companies filed by victims who suffered serious side effects or injuries due to a dangerous drug. These lawsuits can be filed in one of the following situations: the severe side...View full answer
Defective drugs can cause serious injuries to patients and when that happens, they are entitled to monetary compensation. Injured patients can file pharmaceutical lawsuits against manufacturing companies either as individual lawsuits or as part of a class action lawsuit....View full answer
Each year, about 4.5 million Americans visit their doctor’s office or the emergency room because of adverse prescription drug side effects. Even if your doctor prescribed you the medication that you would require, please check FDA's recalls, market withdrawals & safety alerts page...View full answer
The black box warning, or boxed warning, is FDA's strongest warning that requires a pharmaceutical company to place a boxed warning on the labeling of a prescription drugs, or in literature describing it. The warning signifies that medical studies indicate that the drug carries a...View full answer