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  • Dec 6, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

Recall of pharmacist choice alcohol prep pads by simple diagnostics due to quality concerns.

Simple Diagnostics has recalled alcohol prep pads due to lack of sterility assurance and other quality issues.

  • Dec 4, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

Fading print on label of AlbuRx 25, Albumin (Human) 25% solution

CSL Behring is addressing the print settings to ensure readability throughout the shelf life of the product.

  • Nov 29, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

FDA safety alert: Biotin (Vitamin B7) interferes with certain lab tests

Interference of biotin with lab test can give false results leading to inappropriate patient management or misdiagnosis.

  • Nov 28, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

Recall of Riomet (Metformin Hydrochloride Oral Solution) by Sun Pharmaceutical: Presence of microbial contamination

Sun Pharmaceutical initiated recall of Metformin Hydrochloride Oral Solution due to presence of microbial contamination which may cause respiratory tract infections

  • Nov 22, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

FDA investigated life-threatening adverse events associated with Limbrel Capsules by Primus Pharmaceuticals

Drug-induced liver injury and hypersensitivity pneumonitis reported with use of Limbrel capsules.

  • Nov 21, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

Recall of Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride and Atropine Sulfate by Greenstone: Sub-potent or super-potent product

Use of super potent or sub potent products may predispose patient to toxicity.

  • Nov 16, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

Recall of Nexterone (amiodarone HCl) 150 mg/100 mL premixed injection by Baxter- Presence of particulate matter

Presence of particulate matter in solution for intravenous administration may lead to adverse health consequences.

  • Nov 16, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

FDA safety alert: Increased risk of heart-related death with febuxostat (Uloric)

FDA to evaluate increased risk of heart-related death and death from all causes with the gout medicine febuxostat (Uloric)

  • Nov 15, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

FDA warns against use of injectable silicone for body contouring and enhancement

Injectable silicone used for body contouring and enhancement which may cause serious health consequences.

  • Nov 9, 2017 - MedWatch Drug Updates

FDA safety alert for compounded glutamine, arginine, and carnitine product for injection by United Pharmacy

FDA received adverse event report of tissue erosion at injection site following administration of an injectable glutamine, arginine, and carnitine product.