Glossary of Medical Malpractice
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Viagra: Medicine intended to treat sexual
impotence in men (erectile dysfunction). Patients taking VIAGRA have experienced
heart attack, sudden death, irregular heart rhythm, stroke, chest pain, and
increased blood pressure.
Vicodin: A prescription pain reliever
containing hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Classified in the same category as
Oxycontin, Vicodin contains 5-10mg of hydrocodone.
Videx/ EC: A medication used to treat HIV.
There have been reports linking VIDEX® EC with fatal lactic acidosis and
Vioxx: A brand of medication used to
relieve the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in
adults. Vioxx use can result in stomach bleeding and liver damage.