Friday, May 15 2009
Shoulder Pain Pump Causing PAGCL
Shoulder Injury patients undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery have routinely are given pain pumps. Sadly a rare and dangerous condition known as Postarthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis (PAGCL) is affecting shoulder surgery patients given pain pumps. Now a new study suggests that the pumps may deliver too much medicine causing a destroying cartilage that can lead to PAGCL, a life changing condition with lifelong pain and suffering. See PAGCL Pain Pump Lawsuits
Postarthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis (PAGCL)?
The pain pumps of concern are made by and distributed by Stryker Co., DJO Inc., I-Flow Co. & BREG Inc. Most common shoulder pain pump models are:
Accufuser® Plus Pain Pump
PAGCH Pain Pump Lawsuit
If you or a loved one have had a shoulder surgery and were given a pain pump and then within 2-12 months developed cartilage damage or cartilage deterioration or you have been diagnosed with Post-arthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis (PAGCL) following an arthroscopic surgery, then you should contact the Willis Law Firm immediately. You may be entitled to substantial compensation if our experts can prove that the pain pump caused your PAGCL.
Talk to a PAGCL Lawyer
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Byetta Side Effects of Pancreatitis
Last year in August 2008, the FDA issued additional warnings due to additional reports of 6 cases of hemorrhagic or necrotizing pancreatitis in patients taking Byetta.The FDA reported of 6 Byetta cases of hemorrhagic or necrotizing pancreatitis in which all 6 patients required hospitalization, two patients died and four patients were recovering at time of reporting. The FDA stopped short of issuing an official Byetta Black box warning, the strongest FDA warning that can be imposed, short of a Byetta recall, but the FDA indicated it was working with Amylin to add stronger and more prominent warnings on the product label about the risk serious and possible Byetta side effects including acute hemorrhagic and necrotizing pancreatitis. See: Byetta Pancreatitis Side Effects