LegalView Informs Baxter Heparin Patients of New Testing Standards for Blood Thinner Following Deaths From Previous Contamination
March 16, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsDenver, CO — LegalView.info recently updated its Baxter Heparin information portal with details of new testing standards that the drug will be required to undergo prior to being administered to patients. The standards are part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) request following an international investigation that the drug was contaminated and whichf resulted in the alleged deaths of nearly 90 Baxter Heparin patients. The new Baxter Heparin testing standards will include "new equipment to analyze a broader range of impurities" as well as "three identification tests and screening for organic impurities," according to a Bloomberg News report from February 4. Individuals who have previously been a victim to the tainted Baxter Heparin side effects are advised to discuss the legalities of the situation with an experienced Baxter Heparin attorney who can provide a free legal consultation as to the development of a Baxter Heparin class action lawsuit, which may result in the retrieval of monetary compensation.
It was soon discovered that an outside ingredient known as over-sulfated chondroitin sulfate had been added to several batches of the blood thinner from a Chinese manufacturing plant. The discovery prompted a Baxter Heparin recall and intense investigation.
In addition to providing the latest news on the Baxter Heparin testing standards, LegalView also offers an extensive library of legal issues to choose from including the latest on mesothelioma treatments as well as news and information on the peanut butter recall and the Fosamax side effects.
Mesothelioma is a rare form of lung cancer caused by the exposure of asbestos fibers and dust. Individuals who suffer from the debilitating condition can visit the newly relaunched mesothelioma information portal at http://mesothelioma.legalview.com to find the latest on mesothelioma treatments, jury verdicts as well as news and information.
The recent peanut butter recall that has infected more than 575 Americans with salmonella bacteria as well as claimed the lives of eight victims is currently being investigated by U.S. government officials regarding alleged falsification of information given by the Peanut Corp. of America to the FDA during its initial investigation into a Blakely, Georgia manufacturing plant.
Finally, LegalView reports on the recent Fosamax side effects , which have caused patients to not only consider new medications but to discuss the potential for a Fosamax class action lawsuit as well. In January, two medical journals, The New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Dental Association provided a one-two punch against the drug's manufacturers, Merck and Co., reportedly linking the drug to such side effects as esophageal cancer and jaw bone die-off.
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