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Dangerous Drugs

PrescriptionWatch offers recent FDA warnings and frequent litigation updates regarding some of the most widely used drugs in the country. Adverse events linked with pharmaceutical side effects tend to be underreported by users, and slow to attract a proactive response by the regulators and manufacturers. When reaction is delayed and warnings are minimized, more consumers continue to be exposed to possible health risks. Read on to learn more about which drugs are currently in the national spotlight.

Dangerous Drugs

Dangerous Drugs

According to the Center for Disease Control, nearly half of Americans used at least one prescription medication last month. As of 2012, nationwide spending on these drugs reached a record high of over $325 billion. Yet despite the amount of money being spent on these medications, drug makers continually face legal allegations of valuing their bottom line over the lifeline of patients. Are patients who take medications to enhance their health actually risking it? Learn more.