Zyprexa Lawsuit

Atypical Anti-Psychotic Drug Lawsuits

Zyprexa (Olanzapine®) Lawsuit

Zyprexa, like Risperdal and Seroquel, has been associated with serious
side effects in patients, especially those who have already been
diagnosed with diabetes.

Knowledge of the potential dangers of Zyprexa were discovered as a
result of a series of findings beginning in 2001 when the FDA was alerted
to 19 case reports of diabetes associated with the drug.

One of these cases resulted in a patient’s death due to necrotizing
pancreatitis, a very serious condition in which cells in the pancreas
die.

An emergency report issued by the Japanese Health and Welfare Ministry
in April of 2002 concerning the side effects of Zyprexa noted that there
had been two deaths of patients who had diabetes prior to taking the
anti-psychotic medication. Read the rest of this entry »

Antipsychotics: History – Then and Now

The Times-News
Modern mind medicines begin to lose luster
January 27, 2009

Hundreds of years ago, people with mental illness might be burned at the stake or locked away in a dungeon. In the early 20th century, some patients with schizophrenia were lobotomized with an ice pick to blunt emotions and reduce agitation. Read the rest of this entry »

Eli Lilly Settles $1.42 Billion in Zyprexa Lawsuit – Video

Drug manufacturer, Eli Lilly, settles $1.42 billion in Zyprexa suit.
Plead guilty to criminal conduct for pushing lethal psychiatric drugs on children and elderly.
Pays largest fine in Deptartment of Justice history.

Watch this 3 minute video: Read the rest of this entry »

FDA Panel to Review Zyprexa Side Effects for Children

At a meeting of the FDA’s Pediatric Advisory Committee today, potential label changes will be considered for Eli Lilly’s antipsychotic drug Zyprexa. The Committee will evaluate whether new warnings are necessary about the risk of potential Zyprexa side effects for children, such as severe weight gain, hyperglycemia or other metabolic effects… Read the rest of this entry »

Antipsychotic Drugs Boost Stroke Risk

ABC News: Patients with dementia face a more than 3-fold danger

Experimental Drugging of Children – Medicaid Funded

VIDEO: Here’s a news clip from a North Dakota TV station that aired yesterday, August 18, 2008: http://www.wday.com/tv/?page=video&vid=29_rxforchildren
Geodon, Seroquel and Zyprexa are high-powered antipsychotic drugs that are not FDA approved for anything whatsoever on children.
Proof you want?
At each of the below links you will find the manufacturer‘s label for each drug which clearly notes: “Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established”

The links also list the side effects of each of these drugs. Read the rest of this entry »

Eli Lilly, the Maker of Prozac, Zyprexa, Strattera and More

You will find while Eli Lilly and Company is a global pharmaceutical company and one of the world’s largest corporations, they have been in the public eye in more ways than one.  From lawsuits involving deaths by their pharmaceuticals to political affiliations with the Bush family. Read the rest of this entry »