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Consumer Safety Watch

4475 Mission Blvd 208
San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: 877-920-4111
Website: http://www.consumersafetywatch.com/

Consumer Safety Watch is a consumer advocate organization that helps fight for individuals and families that have been injured as a result of negligent products, medical devices or drugs and pharmaceutical products.

Consumer Safety Watch Warns Recent Home Buyers That They May Face Potential Formaldehyde Dangers in Their New Homes

Consumer Safety Watch Warns Recent Home Buyers That They May Face Potential Formaldehyde Dangers in Their New Homes

"The problem is in the floor," according to Consumer Safety Watch. One of the world’s largest lumber distributors, issued a recall on their i-joists coated with flak jacket protection. It is applied to enhance fire resistance, but instead, it’s causing…

Time Running Out for Victims of Olmesartan Blood Pressure Drugs to Sign Up for $300 Million Settlement, Warns Consumer Safety Watch

Time Running Out for Victims of Olmesartan Blood Pressure Drugs to Sign Up for $300 Million Settlement, Warns Consumer Safety Watch

Individuals who used one of several name brand drugs that contain olmesartan may be eligible to participate in a $300 million settlement recently agreed to by the Japanese manufacturer of the drugs. The group of drugs fall into a class…

$775 Million Pelvic Mesh Settlement Reached to Resolve U.S. Claims, Announces Consumer Safety Watch

$775 Million Pelvic Mesh Settlement Reached to Resolve U.S. Claims, Announces Consumer Safety Watch

One of the largest manufacturers of transvaginal mesh devices has agreed to a pelvic mesh settlement to resolve “virtually all known” U.S. vaginal mesh lawsuits over the defective devices, according to the consumer safety advocate organization Consumer Safety Watch. The company announced…

Consumer Safety Watch: Questions and Answers About the $300 Million Settlement Involving the Drug Olmesartan

Consumer Safety Watch: Questions and Answers About the $300 Million Settlement Involving the Drug Olmesartan

What are the details of the settlement? A Japanese Pharmaceutical giant has agreed to pay $300 million to resolve patient claims over its blood pressure and hypertension medications containing the drugs olmesartan and amlodipine.  Who can qualify to be part…

Intrauterine Devices (IUD) With Progestogen Linked to Pseudotumor Cerebri, Warns Consumer Safety Watch

Intrauterine Devices (IUD) With Progestogen Linked to Pseudotumor Cerebri, Warns Consumer Safety Watch

Intrauterine devices with progestogen have become some of the most popular forms of reversible birth control in the world, with an estimated 150 million women using IUDs for long-term pregnancy prevention. There is no question that IUDs with progestogen are…

How to Diagnose Pseudotumor Cerebri and Treatment Options by Consumer Safety Watch

How to Diagnose Pseudotumor Cerebri and Treatment Options by Consumer Safety Watch

​To diagnose Pseudotumor Cerebri, a doctor will review symptoms and medical history, conduct a physical examination, and order several tests that include. Eye exams A doctor trained in eye conditions (ophthalmologist) may conduct an eye examination. Pseudotumor Cerebri is commonly misunderstood and…

Blood Thinner Eliquis Associated With Uncontrollable Bleeding in Users Consumer Safety Watch Warns

Blood Thinner Eliquis Associated With Uncontrollable Bleeding in Users Consumer Safety Watch Warns

​Alan Christopher, a consumer safety advocate from Consumer Safety Watch is warning that Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s blood thinner Eliquis (apixaban) has been associated with uncontrollable bleeding in users and does not have an antidote, which significantly increases the chances of…

Consumer Safety Watch Warns Monsanto Roundup May Be Linked to Leukemia, Non Hodgkin Lymphoma, Blood Cancers

​​​​​​​​According to Consumer Safety Watch, a Consumer Safety Advocate based in San Diego, CA, individuals exposed to Monsanto's popular weed-killer product, Roundup, may face a greater risk of developing certain blood cancers, like Leukemia, Bone Cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) or…

Consumer Safety Watch Warns Hormonal Birth Control May Lead to Pseudotumor Cerebri/Intracranial Hypertension

​There has long been a connection between certain types of hormonal birth control and serious side effects in users, and now according to Consumer Safety Watch, a consumer safety advocate organization, Bayer’s Mirena IUD birth control device and the Ortho Evra patch…

Off-Label Marketing of Amiodarone Tied to Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Disease, Death Warns Consumer Safety Watch

Off-Label Marketing of Amiodarone Tied to Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Disease, Death Warns Consumer Safety Watch

Amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone) is a commonly prescribed drug for treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (heart rhythm disturbances). Unfortunately, it is also potentially the most toxic antiarrhythmic drug, and the most challenging to use safely. For this reason, amiodarone should only be prescribed for people who…

Popular PPIs, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid Linked to Kidney Disease, Renal Failure, Warns Consumer Safety Watch

Popular PPIs, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid Linked to Kidney Disease, Renal Failure, Warns Consumer Safety Watch

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs, a class of drugs that are among the most widely used medications in the U.S. This class of drug is used to treat regular heartburn, ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease or acid reflux. These painful conditions occur when acid refluxes up your esophagus,…

With Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month Coming to a Close, Consumer Safety Watch Encourages Consumer Awareness

With Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month Coming to a Close, Consumer Safety Watch Encourages Consumer Awareness

​​With September coming to an end, Pulmonary fibrosis awareness month is also winding down. This does not mean this deadly disease should be left on the back burner. While it does not get the same levels of attention as many…

Three Deaths Prompt Chrysler to Recall 1.4M Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge Model Cars Consumer Safety Watch Warns

Three Deaths Prompt Chrysler to Recall 1.4M Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge Model Cars Consumer Safety Watch Warns

In a large vehicle recall, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles claim that they will soon be urging owners of 1.4 million vehicles made by Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep to bring their cars into dealers to fix an issue that could keep the air bags…

Consumer Safety Watch Warns Many Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge Vehicle Owners May Be in Danger Due to a Defect Affecting Air-Bags and Automatic Seat-Belt Tighteners

Consumer Safety Watch Warns Many Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge Vehicle Owners May Be in Danger Due to a Defect Affecting Air-Bags and Automatic Seat-Belt Tighteners

According to Consumer Safety Watch, a consumer advocate organization based in San Diego, CA, drivers of certain Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicle may be in danger due to a defect that could prevent air-bags and automatic seat-belt tighteners from deploying properly in…

Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Disease Linked to Heart Drugs Amiodarone, Pacerone, and Cordarone, Warns Consumer Safety Watch

Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Disease Linked to Heart Drugs Amiodarone, Pacerone, and Cordarone, Warns Consumer Safety Watch

​​​​​​Consumer Safety Watch, a consumer advocate organization based in San Diego, CA, is warning that individuals that have been hospitalized for irregular heartbeat complications such as ventricular tachycardia (VT), ventricular fibrillation (VF), and wide complex tachycardia, as well as atrial fibrillation and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia may have…

High Rates of IVC Filters May Malfunction, Become Difficult and Dangerous to Remove

High Rates of IVC Filters May Malfunction, Become Difficult and Dangerous to Remove

​Product liability lawsuits over IVC filter migration and other complications such as the devices becoming difficult or impossible to be safely removed continue to mount, and many of the complaints involve problems where the IVC filter migrated out of position and…

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