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Adderall Maker Ensures Profits from ADHD

August 20, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Adderall Maker Ensures Profits from ADHD Chicago, IL: When the Adderall manufacturers worried that not enough college students were addicted to their amphetamine and not enough children were taking it for their (supposed) ADHD, they came up with a marketing plan aimed at adults. And now that AbbVie (formerly Abbott Laboratories, one of the largest drug companies in the world) bought Shire, it plans to rake in more profits by moving its HQ to Britain in order to avoid taxes.
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Following Suit: Pradaxa and Xarelto Lawsuit Updates

August 20, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Following Suit: Pradaxa and Xarelto Lawsuit Updates Pradaxa lawsuits allege patients suffered from a serious Pradaxa side effect and were not sufficiently warned about the risk of that effect. Specifically, lawsuits allege patients were put at risk of uncontrollable bleeding with no possibility of an antidote. Plaintiffs also allege Pradaxa was marketed as being a suitable replacement for an older drug, warfarin, even though warfarin has an antidote that can be used in cases of uncontrollable bleeding.
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Veteran Prescribed Risperdal for Anxiety, Caused More Angst

August 19, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Veteran Prescribed Risperdal for Anxiety, Caused More Angst Springfield, IL: When Anthony returned to homelife after deployment, he had anger and anxiety issues. He was referred to a psychiatrist who prescribed Risperdal, which was approved to treat schizophrenia in adults but is also used off-label for anger management and anxiety. “In the long run, Risperdal has caused me even more anxiety,” says Anthony.
“People should know this drug is not a good thing.”
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