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Jul 27

Zoloft is a prescription antidepressant used to treat anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders. In addition, the drug has been prescribed to women to reduce the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, including mood swings, bloating and breast tenderness. Zoloft, or the generic, sertraline, has been linked to side effects, some of which may be serious or life threatening. Side Effects Some of the side effects of Zoloft are more annoying than dangerous, including nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, loss of appetite and gas or bloating. However, other side effects...

Jul 20

One of the first questions asked when someone calls an attorney after being injured in an accident is “So, how does this work?” They are often in pain, their car may be totaled and they are worried about what the next steps they should take may be. An attorney is there to put your fears at ease, and contacting a law office should be the easiest part of dealing with an injury suffered in an accident.

Speak to an Attorney When you call a lawyer’s office, you want to speak to an attorney, not just a telephone operator. You want to speak with someone that can answer all your...

Jul 17

Prescribed along with a diet and exercise program, Avandia , also known as rosiglitazone, is prescribed to patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. The drug works by increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin, which controls blood sugar levels. Research shows that this drug can cause dangerous, and sometimes fatal, side effects. British Medical Journal A new study of 810,000 people published by the British Medical Journal found that individuals taking Avandia are 23 percent more likely to suffer congestive heart failure than those taking other medications. The study also found that...

Jul 13

Accutane , an oral medication used to treat severe acne, carries a label warning patients that the drug may cause serious side effects, including birth defects. However, the drug has also been linked to other illnesses, such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Chrohn’s Disease, both of which are extremely painful and debilitating diseases. Side Effects In 2005, the manufacturer of Accutane , Roche Pharmaceuticals, was forced to update the label on the medication to notify patients and healthcare providers of the increased risk of suicide associated with the use of Accutane. Patients...

Jul 09

Often, when someone contacts an attorney after an accident, they often have many questions about their insurance coverage. Although insurance agents are very good at selling policies, they often neglect to explain what is covered and what is not. In the perfect world, everyone would have enough insurance coverage to protect them from any type of accident, but the truth is that type of coverage would be cost prohibitive to the average consumer. Therefore, it is important to understand types of insurance coverage, especially if you have been involved in an accident. Liability Insurance The...