Counterfeit Adderall Being Sold On Internet


FDA Reports On Counterfeit Adderall Tablets The Food and Drug Administration is warning that Teva Pharmaceuticals Adderall 30 mg tablets contain the wrong active ingredients. Tests reveal that the tables contain acetaminophen and tramadol, both acute pain medications, instead of the active ingredients Adderall should contain, which are dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine aspartate, dextroamphetamine sulfate, and amphetamine [...]

NuvaRing Side Effects

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NuvaRing Birth Control Side Effects NuvaRing is a non oral hormonal contraception.  NuvaRing is a small ring that is inserted into the vagina monthly to prevent pregnancy. NuvaRing contains estrogen and progestin, like many birth control pills.  The hormones in the NuvaRing prevent the ovaries from producing mature eggs.  NuvaRing then thickens a woman’s cervical [...]

Expanded Recall for Franck’s Eye Drug Products

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Recall On Franck’s Eye Products An immediate and urgent extended recall has been placed on all human and veterinary sterile preparations distributed by Franck’s Compounding Pharmacy from November 21, 2011 to May 21, 2012. This extended recall was put in place by Franck’s after the FDA notified them that samplings from the clean room contained [...]

Imported Shrimp Found to Have Illegal Antibiotics


Banned Antibiotics Found In Imported Shrimp   ABC World News is reporting startling news regarding the safety of seafood being imported into the United States.  Illegal antibiotics were found in 30% of imported shrimp that were delivered to grocery markets across the country. ABC sampled 30 shrimp chosen randomly from across the country.  Three of [...]

FDA Speeds Up Drug Review

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United States Drug Review Process Faster Than Europe or Canada In a study from the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from Yale and the Mayo Clinic have found that the US is faster than both Europe and Canada in approving more medicines in less time.  This is significant news since the FDA has long [...]

Whooping Cough Epidemic in Washington State


Washington State Declares Whooping Cough Epidemic The Associated Press reports that the Center of Disease Control has been contacted for help by concerned health care officials in Seattle, Washington. This is one of the state’s worst break outs of whooping cough in decades.  The amount of cases has soared so high and rapidly that it [...]

Sunburn Prevalent in Young Adults

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In spite of the growing sun protection products market, sunburn continues to be prevalent in  young white adults, says a study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Melanoma is deadlier than the top two most common cancers, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.  Sunburn, heat lamps and [...]

Anti-Osteoporosis Drugs Found To Be Dangerous


 Fosamax, Actonel, and Reclast Under Fire A recent government study has found that taking anti-osteoporosis drugs such as Fosamax, Actonel and Reclast for 3 to 5 years may actually do more harm than good reports The New England Journal of Medicine. These medications may be particularly harmful to people with only mild bone loss and it [...]

CCSVI Treatment On FDA Alert List As Potentially Deadly

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FDA Alert on Liberation Therapy For CCSVI Experimental procedure referred to as “liberation therapy” or “liberation procedure” used in the treatment of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) is on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration alert list.  Health care professionals and patients are being warned about injuries and deaths linked to the use of the [...]

Prozac and Pregnancy


Prozac Update Prozac and breastfeeding A recent study by researchers at University of Arizona found a link with women who take antidepressants, such as Prozac, and a decrease in breastfeeding. It is suggested that depressive disorders and/or taking antidepressants while pregnant may cause a decline in the number of women choosing to breastfeed. In fact,the [...]