Generic Drugs Require Labeling Revisions

Generic Drugs | maher law firm | frank eidson

The consumer rights group “Public Citizen”, claims there are over 433 generic drugs for which no brand-name drug remains on the market today. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked design defect lawsuits against generic drug makers causing tremendous pressure on the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). Earlier this year, the FDA considered allowing generic [...]

Enteric Coated Aspirin May Contain Acetaminophen

Enteric Coated Aspirin | maher law firm | frank eidson

Advanced Pharmaceutical Inc., is recalling their over-the-counter drug, Rugby label Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets, 81 mg, Lot 13A026 The Nationwide voluntary recall was launched on June 17, 2013 by Advanced Pharmaceutical Inc.  The company received a complaint regarding a bottle of Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets, 81mg.  The bottle in question contained Acetaminophen 500 mg tablets [...]

FDA Recommends Hospitals Safeguard Against Cyberattack

medical devices | maher law firm | frank eidson

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities for medical devices and hospital networks has become a focus for the FDA The Food and Drug Administration has been working with medical device manufacturers, and federal agencies to recognize vulnerabilities that could directly impact medical devices.  The FDA is recommending medical device manufacturers, and health care facilities, take steps to assure safeguards [...]

Warfarin Voluntary Recall

warfarin recall | maher law firm | frank eidson

Warfarin is a medication used to help with complications associated with cardiac valve replacement and reduction in the risk of stroke and death Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., the manufacturers of Warfarin, is voluntarily recalling lot #MM5767 of Warfarin 2mg tablets. The tablets were found to be oversized. If a patient ingests a larger amount of [...]

Discontinued FDA Approved Drugs

DISCONTINUED DRUGS | maher law firm | frank eidson

Pharmacists may not always know when a drug is discontinued Your doctor may know that a certain drug has been discontinued, but your pharmacist may not.  While electronic medical records make it relatively simple for doctors to send prescription information to your pharmacists, the information may not be viewed by your pharmacist. Drug manufacturers are [...]