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Hundreds of talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits continue to move toward trial in a consolidated litigation underway in federal court in Missouri. A pretrial order issued on June 20, 2016 changed a trial starting date of February 21, 2017 to February 6, 2017.
The cases to be tried involves six plaintiffs who claim that regular, repeated use of Johnson & Johnson's talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower powder contributed to the development of ovarian cancer...
Since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the new-generation blood-thinning drug Xarelto in 2011, the agency has ordered two separate black box warnings for Xarelto.
Black box warnings-where the information is enclosed in a black box to draw attention -are the FDA's most serious label warnings. A black box warning is sometimes the precursor to a drug being removed from the market.
Xarelto (rivaroxaban) was approved to treat patients at risk for blood clots from medical conditions such as atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolism, and deep vein thrombosis, and for people at risk for blood clots during recovery from knee and hip replacement surgeries...