Duragesic Patch Recall
April 14, 2008 13:32
About 32 million of the fentanyl-containing Duragesic Pain Patches have been recalled by Johnson & Johnson because defects in the manufacture of the patch that could lead to accidental overdoses. The patch is designed to treat moderate chronic pain. Its active... (Read Article)
Fentanyl and the Duragesic Pain Patch Recall
April 8, 2008 16:36
What made the Duragesic pain patch recall so serious was the fact that the product contained fentanyl which is a powerful opiate. Obviously, the body can only absorb so much of an opiate before it becomes toxic and this is why it is critical that no pain patch possess defects. Unfortunately, a number of these pain patches did include defects and had to be recalled after clear damage had occurred to the person using the patch. This is clearly a case of product liability and the reason why the company that produced the patch, Johnson & Johnson, has been held liable in a number of Duragesic pain patch recalls.
Arthritis and the Duragesic Pain Patch Recall
April 7, 2008 16:34
It is not easy to have to deal with arthritis as arthritis can make even the simplest of daily tasks next to impossible to perform. This is why those who do suffer from arthritis will seek relief from products such as the Duragesic pain patch. Of course, people expect relief and not serious complications and the Duragesic pain patch provided little comfort thanks in part to its seriously unsafe nature. While it is true that this product was recalled by the manufacturer the recall does not let the manufacturer off the proverbial hook as evidenced by the various lawsuits that have been filed as a result.
Seeking Counsel in the Fallout of the Duragesic Pain Patch Recall
April 4, 2008 14:11
If you are one of the unfortunate individuals who has suffered an overdose from taking the Duragesic pain patch then you are probably weighing your legal options; and quite well you should considering the fact that the risk the product presented to your health you should seek recourse for such a health risk. Thankfully, there are a number of attorneys who specialize in filing lawsuits based on Duragesic overdoses. If you are looking to file litigation on the subject then it is critical to seek an attorney who already has significant experience in the field. After all, you want to win your case do you not?
The Duragesic Pain Patch Recall
April 2, 2008 16:31
The concept of a pain patch was a truly unique and novel idea. Not unlike the nicotine patches designed to deliver nicotine in a transdermal method the Duragesic pain patch was designed to provide pain alleviating medicine through a patch affixed to the skin. This product, however, was not one without its problems as a number of overdoses were recorded in many who had taken the patch. Because of this a major product recall was initiated on the Duragesic pain patch with the intention of saving members of the buying public from suffering an accidental overdose due to use of the product.
New Hope Available for the Millions Suffering from Fibromyalgia Chronic Pain
April 1, 2008 19:03
Fibromyalgia or FM is a chronic pain condition characterized by generalized muscular pain and fatigue. Fibromyalgia typically involves pain in the muscles, ligaments, and tendons and related sleep and quality of life disturbances. Fibromyalgia is often misunderstood... (Read Article)