Codeine Use In Children | FDA Boxed Warning

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Codeine use in certain children after surgery can cause death “In August 2012 , FDA announced it was reviewing the safety of codeine due to cases of deaths and serious adverse events in children who took the drug after a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy and had evidence of being ultra-rapid metabolizers of codeine.” The FDA drug information [...]


actos | The Maher Law Firm

What Is Actos? Actos is a prescription diabetes medication distributed by Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Ltd., it’s active ingredient is, “Pioglitazone Hydrochloride”, it is used to help improve blood sugar control in adults with type two diabetes.  Actos helps your body better use the insulin it makes and by stopping your liver from making sugar that [...]



Xyrem manufacturer – Jazz Pharmaceuticals – issues new box warning Jazz Pharmaceuticals has put a new boxed warning label on Xyrem -a type of Gamma Hydroxbutyrate – GHB – (a drug with sedative hypnotic effects, originally developed as a pre-surgery anaesthetic) used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy, both in patients with narcolepsy. A [...]

Dietary Supplement Reumofan found to be Dangerous

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FDA Warns Not To Use Reumofan Dietary Supplement The dietary supplement, Reumofan, is marketed as a natural remedy for muscle pain and arthritis. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning for consumers not to use Reumofan.  This comes after the FDA received reports of bleeding, stroke and death among users of the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ban Urged For Metal Hip Implants

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Mitch TRH Metal Hip Implants Risky   Metal hips implants by Mitch TRH under scrutiny by UK regulators since researchers have pointed out  devices’s risk of exposing patients to toxic materials and device’s high failure rates. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will meet June 27 to investigate safety concerns about devices made by manufacturers including [...]

More FDA Warnings for Zocar, Lipitor and Crestor

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Medscape (3/2, Lowes) reports, “The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it is revising the labels of certain statins as well as protease inhibitors for HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) to warn about interactions between the 2 sets of drugs that could increase the risk for myopathy and kidney failure.” The Article [...]

Potentially Unsafe Medicines Were Made By Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd

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Ranbaxy Laboratories Lipitor Bloomberg News (1/26, Gale, Schoenberg) reports,          BBC News (1/26) adds. “The legal proceedings do not affect the US sale of Ranbaxy’s generic version of the best-selling drug in the world, cholesterol” medications “Lipitor [atorvastatin].” Moreover, “the filing by the Justice Department on behalf of the FDA must be approved by a [...]