The suit alleges that the manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, has known for nearly 20 years that Children's Motrin
can cause SJS but failed to warn consumers about the danger on the drug's over-the-counter labeling.
Table 74: United States' Leading Internal Analgesic Liquid Brands (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales through Drugstores for Children's Motrin
, Tylenol, Children's Tylenol, Infant's Motrin, Children's Advil, Advil, Gel Stat, Tylenol PM, Elixsure, and Others 144 Cancer Therapeutics 145
Brianna was diagnosed with TEN within days of taking 8 doses of Children's Motrin
in an ICU at a Memphis Children's Hospital.
While we are sympathetic to the pain and hardships suffered by Sabrina Johnson, Children's Motrin
has been proven safe and effective for treatment of minor aches and pains and fever when used as directed, and the medicine is labeled appropriately," said Marc Boston, spokesman for McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of McNeil PPC.
Until that day, Sabrina and all the other brave children and their parents bringing lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and McNeil represent our only hope at making the public aware of the dangers of Children's Motrin
Her family didn't know at the time that Children's Motrin
had been linked to Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), severe allergic reactions that can cause patients' skin to burn off, leave patients blind and disfigured.
It's hard to remember what seeing is like, when you haven't been able to see for a long time," Sabrina Johnson testified during the trial of her family's lawsuit against Children's Motrin
manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries.
A five-year journey for justice is finally coming to an end for an 11-year-old girl and her family after the girl was left legally blind following an allergic reaction to Children's Motrin
Now a Los Angeles County jury is expected to decide whether the Topanga Canyon girl's illness was caused by a dose of Children's Motrin
given to her by her mother in 2003, or whether she had a pre-existing medical condition that led her to suffer from a rare, debilitating disease that causes loss of vision and skin to peel off.
courthouse on Monday, June 30, 2008 in her Children's Motrin
(Ibuprofen) product liability lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson [NYSE: JNJ] and McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals, a division of McNeil-PPC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson).
19 Children's Motrin
internal analgesic liquids 64,118,970 -8.
resident Sabrina Brierton Johnson's case is the first to be tried against Johnson & Johnson claiming that an allergic reaction (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome) to taking Children's Motrin
in 2003 caused her serious injuries, including blindness.
Sales by Brand - Children's Advil, Children's Motrin
4 9,149,352 Children's Motrin
internal 70,424,272 1.
Jury selection has delayed the start of opening statements in a Children's Motrin
product liability trial currently underway in Malibu, CA.