November 29, 2011 05:11 ET Releases Its Top 10 Pharmaceutical Topics for 2011

Consumer Drug Issues Cover a Wide Range From Hair Loss to Diabetes

SANTA CRUZ, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2011) -, the premier publication for Online Legal Media, today released its list of the hottest consumer-related pharmaceutical legal news stories for its readership during the last year.

From over-the-counter pain relievers to hair loss drugs, and those that treat diabetes, depression and calcium deficiency, the list is broad in scope and highlights life-altering side effects for some users. Hundreds of thousands of monthly readers have followed the latest legal news and information on these topics, many of which have fallen off the radar of traditional media outlets.

"We believe these issues are of great importance to the public, mostly due to the life-changing impact they can have on an individual," said Stephen King, CEO. "Some of our most interesting stories of the year related to pharmaceuticals. Many of them have pending lawsuits or have had huge settlements related to their life-altering side effects and it's important to get this information out to the public. Some people took these drugs several years ago and are just experiencing the side effects now. They may think they have no recourse but in many cases they do. By keeping these topics alive, is helping people stay up-to-date on these important topics every day."

The Top 10 Pharmaceutical Topics of 2011 and their potential side effects are:

1. Tylenol (liver damage, asthma)
2. Actos (bladder cancer, heart failure, kidney failure, rhabdomyolysis)
3. Depo-Provera (osteoporosis, menstrual irregularities)
4. Diethylstilbestrol/DES (cancer)
5. Yasmin/YAZ (gall bladder disease, blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, ischemic stroke)
6. Accutane (inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease)
7. Paxil (birth defects, heart defects)
8. Propecia (sexual dysfunction, erectile dysfunction, sterility, prostate cancer)
9. Crestor/Zocor (birth defects, rhabdomyolysis, cardiomyopathy)
10. Fosamax (bone fractures, esophageal cancer) readers are looking for the latest and most comprehensive legal news available. Those that are seeking legal help can request it by completing a form which is distributed to attorneys specializing in these cases. Over two and a half million people visit the site yearly, and hundreds of thousands of request forms have been submitted by qualified readers looking for legal help.

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