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Class Action Legal News articles include legal news and lawsuit information about lawsuits filed, settlements reached and verdicts rendered in class action cases dealing with personal injury, defective products, bad drugs and other consumer law related news issues. Many of these articles include interviews from top legal professionals with guidance on legal recourse options from losses resulting from bad drugs, medical malpractice, investment fraud, personal injury, defective products and negligent employers.

  • The Trouble with Elidel
    The Trouble with Elidel
    December 12, 2010

    Baltimore, MD For people dealing with eczema, medications such as Elidel probably seemed like a great treatment. Unfortunately, Elidel side effects, linked in animal studies to Elidel cream, may mean the risks of Elidel outweigh its benefits.

  • Elidel Cancer: What a Difference a Decade Makes
    Elidel Cancer: What a Difference a Decade Makes
    October 18, 2010

    Washington, DC When Elidel was first brought to market as a treatment for various skin ailments in 2001, everything appeared positive. A now-outdated Elidel TV commercial making the rounds on YouTube is a light-hearted treatment with plenty of friendly faces (including children) and an embracing voiceover expounding the virtues of the non-steroid Elidel Cream. "You can use Elidel for repeated courses as directed by your doctor," the commercial claims.

  • Debate Continues over Elidel
    Debate Continues over Elidel
    August 25, 2010

    Washington, DC It's hard to know what to think about Elidel, the topical medication so often used to treat rosacea, eczema, and atopic dermatitis (AD). Pimecrolimus (Elidel, manufactured by Novartis) is a topical immunosuppressant calcineurin inhibitor that is popular in part because it is steroid-free. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has since mandated a black box warning for Elidel and other so-called eczema creams in the same class, due to fears over a potential link to cancer.

  • Cancer Connection: Protopic and Elidel
    Cancer Connection: Protopic and Elidel
    May 22, 2007

    Quakertown, PA "My wife broke out in nasty rashes and the doctor assumed it was eczema so she was prescribed Elidel," says Fred Laincz. "Her rashes cleared up but at the same time she became very sick." Betsy Laincz, 59, was diagnosed with liver cancer and passed away last month.

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