Tag Archives: Zicam

Avandia, Seroquel Top List of Most Common Adverse Event Reports

  • Written by: Staff Writers

According to a new analysis of serious, disabling and fatal adverse events reported to FDA during the third quarter of 2009, the controversial diabetes drug Avandia was associated with the most reports, followed by the antipsychotic drug Seroquel.…

Zicam Recall: Manufacturer Says FDA Not Changing Stance on Zicam

According to Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., maker of Zicam cold remedy, the FDA is not going to reverse a prior stance that prevents the company from marketing the over-the-counter homeopathic remedy due to reports of consumers losing their sense of smell after using the nasal gel.…

Zicam Litigation Over Recalled Cold Remedy Centralized in Arizona

  • Written by: AboutLawsuits

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has ordered that the federal Zicam litigation, involving claims that some recalled cold remedy products caused users to lose some or all of their sense of smell or taste, will be consolidated and centralized for pretrial proceedings in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.…

Zicam Lawsuit Consolidation Hearing Scheduled for Next Week

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The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is scheduled to hear arguments next week over whether all federal Zicam lawsuits should be centralized and consolidated in one district as part of an MDL, or Multidistrict Litigation.…

Zicam Recall Will Not Lead to Reformulation for Return of Cold Remedy

  • Written by: AboutLawsuits

Following a Zicam recall issued earlier this year for nasal gel and nasal swab versions of the popular cold remedy due to a potential risk that they may cause users to lose their sense of smell, Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. indicates that they have no plans to reformulate and reintroduce the homeopathic product. They continue to maintain that Zicam did not cause the smell loss reported by hundreds of users, and are trying to convince the FDA to allow them to bring the products back as they were.…

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