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9/20/2016
On May 6, 2016, Abbott Nutrition recalled one lot (57648RA11, expiring Jan. 1, 2017) of Nepro® with Carb Steady Therapeutic Nutrition, Vanilla, in 8-ounce metal cans (NDC# 70074-0620-95). The contents of some cans have a different color, smell, taste or texture than product from other lots. For more information about the recall please contact Abbott Customer Service at 800.986.8724
9/20/2016
0.25 Percent Bupivacaine Hydrochloride Injection, USP by Hospira: Recall - Particulate Matter
9/20/2016
Dexcom Inc. Recalls G4 Platinum and G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Receivers Due to Audible Alarm Failure
9/20/2016
FDA issues final rule on safety and effectiveness of antibacterial soaps
9/20/2016
Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs for Systemic Use: Drug Safety Communication - Warnings Updated Due to Disabling Side Effects
9/20/2016
Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125mg by Virtus Pharmaceuticals: Recall - Superpotent and Subpotent Test Results
9/20/2016
Lamotrigine Orally Disintegrating Tablet 200 mg by Impax: Recall - Incorrect Labeling of Blister Cards
9/20/2016
Liquid Drug and Dietary Supplement Products by PharmaTech: Recall - Risk of Product Contamination
9/20/2016
Norditropin FlexPro devices may become blocked during the “air-shot” that expels air from the cartridge before use. An under-dose or no dose of Norditropin may result (5-29-2016)
9/20/2016
Novo Nordisk Inc. issues voluntary nationwide recall of six batches of GlucaGen® HypoKit® (glucagon [rDNA origin] for injection) due to detached needles on the syringe in the kit