Trans4mind Home Page
Free Life Assessment Results

Discover Yourself!

Trans4mind has developed a very helpful Life Assessment tool that you can use, freely and confidentially. Sign up now (with no obligation) and get to discover the key challenges you face and the most effective ways to transform your life for the better...
 

Explore Article Library


With Reports Of Death, FDA Warns Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Patients Against Pharmaceutical Drug Tysabri

By Tracy Laxdal

Greg Jones & Associates, a North Carolina-based law firm, in association with www.lawyersandsettlements.com, launches a marketing campaign to increase awareness of the Multiple Sclerosis drug, Tysabri. Makers of Tysabri, Biogen Idec Inc. and Elan Pharmaceuticals Inc., have recently taken the drug off the market and sent out warnings to doctors.

In November 2004, Biogen Idec and Elan Corporation received approval from the FDA to market and distribute Tysabri (natalizumab). Only four months later, February 2005, the drug was quickly removed from the market after the FDA received several reports of severe illness and death in patients prescribed Tysabri and Avonex. In several cases, the patient or corpse was diagnosed with Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML), a rare brain infection that directly affects the central nervous system. Symptoms of PML are similar to a stroke: headaches, memory loss, speech and vision difficulties, limb weakness, and partial paralysis; the disease leads to coma then to death.

To date, approximately 3,000 patients have been involved in clinical trials or prescribed Tysabri for multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Biogen Idec and Elan Pharmaceuticals hope to redistribute the drug after extensive evaluations of Tysabri and the possible link to PML.

Biogen merged with IDEC Pharmaceuticals in 2003, creating the billion-dollar company, Biogen Idec, which is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Biogen Idec also has another MS drug in the news: the bread-winning drug, Avonex, the most widely prescribed Multiple Sclerosis drug in the world with revenues of $1.4 billion in 2004 has recently been linked to increased risk of liver damage and liver failure.

Greg Jones & Associates is urging patients that have had adverse side effects with the prescription drugs Tysabri or Avonex, to have their case reviewed at www.lawyersandsettlements.com; each case will be evaluated by a lawyer at no charge.

For more details about this product recall and potential class action lawsuit, visit https://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/case/tysabri

About The Author
About Online Legal Services Ltd (OLS) and www.lawyersandsettlements.com

OLS is a privately held Internet marketing company that specializes in joint advertising campaigns for lawyers and law firms. Lawyersandsettlements.com offers a comprehensive website with up-to-date information on legal news, class action lawsuits, personal injury cases, settlement details, product recalls, and more. Consumers can complete free case evaluations and subscribe to free newsletters.

Visit us at: http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/

tracyl@lawyersandsettlements.com



From our extensive site, you'll find good info on many topics using this search:

Support your personal development with these popular and effective hypnosis downloads...

  • Public Speaking Fear ~ Banish speaking anxiety and nerves with hypnosis.
  • Motivate Yourself to Exercise ~ Build a powerful exercise habit that you can't break.
  • Get Rid of Fear & Anxiety ~ Stop worry and apprehension wrecking your life.
  • Self Esteem ~ Break the negative trance of low self esteem and give yourself a chance in life.
  • Create Your Own Reality ~ Use the power of your unconscious mind to transform your life.
  • Deeper Self Respect ~ Use hypnosis to connect with your true inner worth.
  • Detach From Fear ~ Tune out nervousness and anxiety with hypnosis.
  • Improving Concentration and Focus ~ Learn how to discipline, direct and command your mind to improve your performance.
  • Exercise Motivation ~ Give you powerful keys to getting back on track with your exercise - and staying there.
  • Overcoming Shyness ~ Provides an invisible security blanket allowing you to develop social ease and overcome shyness.
  • Quick Confidence Booster ~ An audio hypnosis session that's specifically designed to get you (quickly!) back on track.
  • Stop Negative Thoughts ~ Learn powerful hypnotic techniques to stop negative thoughts before they start.
  • Overcoming Procrastination ~ Let hypnosis help you get on with what you need to do, when you need to do it. Let nothing hold you back.
  • Think Thin ~ Use hypnosis to re-train your brain and lose weight naturally... that's how to get and stay slim.
  • Fall Asleep Fast ~ Relearn how to fall asleep fast and enjoy a good night's sleep.
  • The Next Level ~ Designed to radically boost your performance in any field. It's based on a technique used by top athletes and other successful people to help them make a big stride forward.
This is our selection of favorites, but there's a session for every need! Choose from over 800 Hypnosis Downloads...
Search now on an issue that interests or concerns you...
 

View all the Hypnosis Downloads here

Copyright © 1997-2017 Trans4mind Ltd