Bendectin


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Bendectin

An antinausea drug withdrawn from the market in 1983 by its manufacturer because of its alleged teratogenicity.
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Consider also the US mass tort litigation concerning Bendectin (Debendox), the anti-nausea drug used in pregnancy.
For about 30 years, there was no drug labeled in the United States for morning sickness, after the unjustified removal of Bendectin (doxylamine-pyridoxine).
3) Controversy surrounded mass tort litigation involving the morning sickness drug Bendectin, silicone gel breast implants, and the herbicide Agent Orange, among other products and substances.
Food and Drug Administration approved the release of a drug called Diclegis, a new version of a pill that was previously sold under the name Bendectin.
In cases like Bendectin, where the district court consolidated over 800 cases for a trial on liability, (79) there is a danger that a jury may assume liability based on the sheer volume of plaintiffs--the "where there's smoke, there's fire" syndrome.
Evidence: The Testimony on Causation in the Bendectin Cases, 46 STAN.
Bendectin is a mixture of pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) and doxylamine (165)--an antihistamine that also has sedative effects and is the sedative ingredient in NyQuil.
sickness drug Bendectin and birth defects in the children of mothers who
The Daubert family sued Merrell, alleging a child's birth defects were caused by maternal use of morning sickness drug Bendectin during pregnancy.
scientists testifying on behalf of the Bendectin plaintiffs in this and
were forced to pull drugs off the market, most notably Bendectin, due to