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C-Qur Mesh Receives Praise Despite Complications

Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh Widely Used After Purchasing Agreement Premier Inc. (Charlotte, NC) is a supply chain that provides hospitals cheaper medical equipment when they agree to purchase pre-negotiated supplies through specific vendors. Many hospitals across the country participate in Premier’s ASCEND program. The 400+ ASCEND hospitals represent $9.2 billion in supply chain purchasing volume and more … Continued

Hernia Mesh Problems Connected to the C-Qur Brand

C-Qur hernia mesh problems: A comparative study of five hernia meshes. Hernia repair is one of the more problematic surgeries due to the high risk of complications. Laparoscopic repair is preferable to open repair, because laparoscopic repair often has fewer infections and a shorter hospital stay. Laparoscopic hernia repair also results in a smaller incision … Continued

Benicar May Cause Diarrhea, Stomach Pain, and Rashes

A French study published on February 10, 2016 is the first to link Benicar use with skin problems. The study reveals how long term use of Benicar (olmesartan) is not only a cause for severe diarrhea and malabsorption but also skin lesions. A 58 year old woman began using Benicar as treatment for arterial hypertension … Continued

Johnson & Johnson Fails to Warn of Possible Side Effects

Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower May Cause Ovarian Cancer Three times now, juries have found Johnson & Johnson negligent in warning consumers of the dangers of talc based products like Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower. Diane Berg, a Sioux Falls, South Dakota woman, won her case against … Continued

FDA Extends Comment Period for Changes to Generic Drug Warnings

A New Rule Would Have Generic Drug Manufacturers Control Their Own Warning Labels, Allowing Consumers to Seek Compensation for Injuries Following Generic Drug Use. In the Spring of 2011 the Supreme Court heard Pliva, Inc., et al. v. Mensing. After experiencing extreme side effects, several plaintiffs sued Pliva Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturers of a generic form … Continued

C-Qur Mosaic Hernia Mesh Hurts Patients

Confusion on How to Properly Implant C-Qur Mosaic Hernia Mesh. A recent complaint filed with the FDA regarding Atrium C-Qur Mosaic hernia mesh reveals more problems with Atrium mesh products. A surgeon filed the complaint after a laparoscopic ventral hernia repair in September of 2015. The surgeon inserted the Mosaic hernia mesh laparoscopically, but the coated side … Continued

C-Qur Mesh Complications Reported to the FDA

Hernia mesh complications reported to the FDA increase regarding C-Qur The FDA received two more alarming adverse event reports last year regarding C-Qur hernia mesh complications. The reported adverse events are similar to other C-Qur complications that the Hollis Law Firm has observed. The C-Qur hernia mesh causes chronic groin pain, infection, and organ perforation among other problems. The FDA reprimanded … Continued

Emergency Department Physicians Being Paid to Prescribe Xarelto

Independent Study Shows Nearly a Third of Emergency Department Physicians Received Payments to Prescribe Drugs Like Xarelto to Patients A review published by the Open Payments program in March of this year revealed that 46,405 payments from the pharmaceutical industry were made to 30% of active emergency physicians in 2013. The average payment was only … Continued

Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid May Cause Advanced Aging along with Kidney Damage

Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid linked to Chronic Kidney Disease  Many recent studies have linked Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) to Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid. This week, The Circulation Research Journal published results linking Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid to accelerated blood vessel aging. Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid accelerate blood vessel aging by causing a buildup of cellular … Continued

Hernia Mesh Pain in 50% of Implanted Patients

Hernia Mesh Pain: It’s a Polypropylene Problem Atrium’s C-Qur hernia mesh utilizes polypropylene as the main component of its mesh. Polypropylene was originally developed for use in underwater oil rigging. The only polypropylene manufacturer in the United States quit selling polypropylene to medical device companies in 2005. The manufacturer stated polypropylene is not fit for human implantation. However, medical … Continued

Johnson & Johnson Found Negligent in Another Talcum Powder Case

Another St. Louis jury has awarded damages to a woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products. A South Dakota woman was awarded $55 million dollars by a St. Louis jury this week due to her talcum powder usage. The jury found that Johnson & Johnson was negligent in their advertising … Continued

FDA Injunction Against C-Qur Hernia Mesh Manufacturer Atrium Medical Corporation

FDA injunction filed against Atrium due to repeated failure to comply with FDA standards In 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filed for a permanent injunction against Maquet Holding B.V. & Co. KG (Maquet). The FDA injunction included Maquet subsidiary Atrium Medical Corporation, the maker of the C-Qur hernia mesh. The FDA cited Atrium and Maquet for … Continued

Studies Find Talcum Powder May Cause Ovarian Cancer

Various studies have disagreed on the link between lung and ovarian cancer and talcum powder usage. Many government agencies limit exposure to talc, the mineral that makes talcum powder, but manufacturers of cosmetic talcum powder have failed to warn customers of potential health risks. A 1982 study found a definitive link between ovarian cancer and … Continued

Talcum Powder May Hurt Consumers

As a long-trusted personal care item, talcum powder is a staple in most homes. However, the powder can cause ovarian cancer and respiratory problems. Talc, the main ingredient in baby or talcum powder, is naturally occurring and consists of magnesium, silicon, hydrogen and oxygen. Most commercial quality talc is mined and sold by Imerys, a … Continued

Omega 3 Fatty Acid Mesh (C-Qur) Causes Lifelong Complications

An Omega 3 fatty acid mesh known as the C-Qur hernia mesh causes mass complications For many people with a hernia, surgical repair is not necessary. For people requiring surgical repair of a hernia with mesh, their complications after surgery are more disastrous than the hernia itself. Atrium manufactured the first omega 3 fatty acid … Continued