Safety Alerts & Recalls
Novacare announced a voluntary recall of dietary supplements marketed as an aid to weight loss due to undeclared salicylic acid.
Allergan plc. announced a voluntary recall of specific lots of REFRESH Lacri-Lube, REFRESH PM, FML (fluorometholone ophthalmic ointment) 0.1%, and Blephamide (sulfacetamide sodium and prednisolone acetate ophthalmic ointment USP) 10%/0.2% due to the presence of particular matter.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about reports of severe allergic reactions and herpes zoster associated with the use of Picato (ingenol mebutate topical gel).
Merck announced a voluntary recall of Temodar (temozolomide) and its generic Temozolomide (Sandoz) capsules due to the potential for the bottle caps to be cracked.
Boehringer Ingelheim announced a voluntary recall of over 350,000 Combivent Respimat (ipratropium bromide, albuterol) inhalation sprays due to a defective delivery system.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xenical (orlistat; Genentech) regarding new drug interactions and adverse reaction updates to its labeling.
Blue Square Market, Inc. announced voluntary recalls of Kaboom Action Strips and LiDa DaiDaiHua due to the presence of undeclared active ingredients.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to buy or use Achieving Zero, a supplement marketed for weight loss.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers, patients, and caregivers on serious adverse events linked to left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), including the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist System (Thoratec Corporation) and the HeartWare Ventricular Assist System (HVAD) manufactured by HeartWare, Inc.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert regarding cybersecurity vulnerabilities with Hospira's Symbiq Infusion System.
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