Tag Archives: Diet Drug

Lawsuits Over Fen-Phen Side Effects Years Later Allowed to Proceed

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by Pfizer to cut-off new lawsuits over fen-phen, which continue to be brought by individuals who indicate that they developed persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPH) from side effects of the weight-loss drug years after it was recalled from the market.  …

Fen-Phen PPH Lawsuits Should Be Cut Off, Drug Maker Argues

Fifteen years have gone by since the diet drug Fen-Phen was removed from the market due to concerns about serious and potentially life-threatening health problems, including a risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPH). However, lawsuits continue to claim former users of the diet drug have developed injuries, and Pfizer is asking a federal judge to put an end to it. …

Alli Lawsuits

The over-the-counter weight loss drug Alli, which contains orlistat, has been linked with reports of serious and potentially life-threatening liver damage. In May 2010, the FDA required a new warning about the risk of Alli liver problems after identifying multiple reports of liver failure, liver transplant and death among users of orlistat-based medications.…

Xenical, Alli Side Effects Being Reviewed by FDA for Potential Liver Injury

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The FDA issued an early communication Monday about an ongoing safety review of potential liver side effects of Alli and Xenical, two weight-loss drugs that contain orlistat. Reports of liver injury among users of oslistat drugs are being reviewed to determine if there is a direct relationship between the liver damage and Alli or Xenical.…

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