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Remicade, Acetaminophen Linked to Most Reports of Liver Injury in 2011

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According to a recent report that summarizes adverse events associated with prescription medications, the arthritis drug Remicade and painkiller acetaminophen, which is the active ingredient in Tylenol, were the medications most commonly associated with reports of severe liver problems.…

Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma from Humira, Enbrel Continue to be Reported

Federal drug regulators are warning that patients taking Enbrel, Humira and other similar drugs continue to report incidents of Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma, which could be related to the drugs’ suppression of the immune system.  The FDA is now requiring drug manufacturers to track lymphoma patients taking the drugs and provide more detailed information about the risk. …

Humira Lawsuits

Potential side effects of Humira may increase the risk of serious and potentially life-threatening injuries, including fungal infections and cancers, as well as a possible risk of permanent nerve damage that may result in multiple sclerosis, transverse myelitis, optic neuritis, neuropathy or other problems.…

TNF Blockers Receive Black Box Warning About Risk of Childhood Cancer

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The FDA announced Tuesday that a new “Black Box” warning will be required on Remicade, Enbrel, Humira, Cimzia and Simponi about an increased risk risks of cancer in children. All of the medications fall under the classification of TNF blockers, which are used to treat inflammatory diseases such as arthritis and Crohn’s disease.…

Simponi Fungal Infection Warning Issued by FDA

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The FDA issued a MedWatch Alert on Thursday to remind doctors about the potential side effects of Simponi, a recently-approved drug for treatment of arthritis, which can increase the risk of serious fungal infections. Delays in recognizing the infections and starting patients on antifungal treatments could result in potentially life-threatening injuries.…