New Darvocet Injury Suit Filed in Louisiana

  • Complaint

LAKE CHARLES, La. - A Louisiana woman has brought a proposed class action against the maker of Darvocet, alleging that her ingestion of the painkiller caused her to suffer a heart attack. Babineaux v. Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc., No. 10-1836 (W.D. La.).

The Dec. 14 complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, accuses Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. of falsely representing to the public that the drug "was safe, effective, fit and proper for its intended use."

Gloria Babineaux asserts that Xanodyne violated the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act by failing to properly label Darvocet and failing …


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