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12/29/2016
Huvepharma, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Duramycin-10 Due to Stability Failure
12/16/2016
Chantix (varenicline) and Zyban (bupropion): Drug Safety Communication - Mental Health Side Effects Revised
12/14/2016
General Anesthetic and Sedation Drugs: Drug Safety Communication - New Warnings for Young Children and Pregnant Women
12/12/2016
Pioglitazone-containing Medicines: Drug Safety Communication - Updated FDA Review, Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer
11/25/2016
Raritan Pharmaceuticals Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Products Containing Belladonna Extract Due to the Possibility of the Presence of Belladonna Alkaloids
11/21/2016
Sterile Drug Products by Cantrell Drug Company: Recall - Lack of Sterility Assurance
11/21/2016
Tri-Coast Pharmacy Sterile Products: Recall - Lack of Sterility Assurance
11/16/2016
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-Ds) by St. Jude Medical: FDA Safety Communication - Batteries May Fail Earlier Than Expected (10-11-2016)
11/16/2016
Vascular Solutions, Inc. Issues Recall of Twin-Pass® Dual Access Catheters (10/4/2016)
11/16/2016
Nurse Assist Initiates Nationwide Voluntary Recall of All Unexpired Lots of I.V. Flush Syringes (10-4-2016)
11/16/2016
Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C: Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Hepatitis B Reactivating (10-4-2016)
11/16/2016
50mm 0.2 Micron Filters by Baxter: Recall - Potential for Missing Filter Support Membrane, Particulate Matter (10/3/2016)
11/15/2016
Essure Permanent Birth Control System by Bayer Healthcare: FDA Announcement - Label Changes
10/25/2016
Testosterone and Other Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS): FDA Statement - Risks Associated With Abuse and Dependence
10/17/2016
Trividia Health (formerly Nipro Diagnostics) announced a voluntary recall of certain lots of TRUEread, TRUEbalance, TRUEtrack, and TRUEtest blood glucose test strips after determining that some may include open test strip vials within the sealed vial boxes
10/17/2016
Novel Laboratories Recalls Zolpidem Tartrate Blister Packs Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning
10/17/2016
Recall of scopalamine in response to increased reports of damaged product that may alter the predicted release during transdermal application
10/14/2016
Medtronic Announces Voluntary Recall of its Pipeline Embolization Device, Alligator Retrieval Device, X-Celerator Hydrophilic Guidewire, Ultraflow and Marathon Flow Directed Micro Catheters
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
9/20/2016
Opioid Pain or Cough Medicines Combined With Benzodiazepines: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Requiring Boxed Warning About Serious Risks and Death
9/20/2016
Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests: Safety Communication - FDA Recommends Against Use
9/20/2016
Programmable Syringe Pumps: FDA Safety Communication - Problems With Fluid Flow Continuity at Low Infusion Rates
9/20/2016
Sagent Pharmaceuticals Initiates a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Oxacillin for Injection, USP, 10g Due to Presence of Iron Oxide Particulate Matter
9/20/2016
Talon Compounding Pharmacy Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of HCG and Sermorelin Due to Lack of Sterility Assurance
9/20/2016
United Exchange Corp. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Eye Wash/Eye Irrigating Solutions Distributed by Major Pharmaceuticals and Rugby Laboratories Due to Microbial Contamination
9/20/2016
Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Cetylev® (Acetylcysteine) Effervescent Tablets for Oral Solution Due to an Inadequate Seal of the Blister Pack