Monthly Archives: February 2013

Jury rules family of girl who developed toxic epidermal necrolysis after taking Motrin to receive $63 million.

The Boston Globe (2/14, Wallack, 250K) reports, “A Plymouth Superior Court jury on Wednesday awarded a Plymouth family $63 million after their 7-year old daughter suffered a severe allergic reaction 10 years ago to Children’s Motrin (ibuprofin).” After taking the treatment for a fever, Samantha T. Reckis developed “Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, a rare and seriousContinue Reading

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Triaminic and Theraflu Medications Recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of approximately 2.3 million bottles of Triaminic and Theraflu syrup medications due to federal requirement violations. The agency said the child-resistant caps on the bottles can fail to function properly, which can pose a poisoning risk to kids. There have been 12 reports of children unscrewingContinue Reading