Dangerous Drugs Show Up in Supplements

Dangerous Drugs Banned by the FDA Show Up in Dietary Supplements A study published on Tuesday, October 21st, traced FDA recalls of dangerous drugs, including recalls of supplements that feature those dangerous drugs after they have been removed from the pharmaceutical market, and showed that many of those supplements do not get removed from retail … [Read more...]

Sun Pharmaceuticals Issues Warfarin Drug Recall

Indian Company Under Fire Again for Warfarin Drug Recall Sun Pharmaceuticals has been closely scrutinized by the Food and Drug Administration recently for problems with generic drugs leading to drug recalls in the US. The company, along with other generic drug manufacturers in India, met with FDA head Margaret A. Hamburg in February of this year … [Read more...]

Number of Drug Recalls Growing Rapidly

FDA Shows Number of Drug Recalls in the US has Skyrocketed According to new data released by the Food and Drug Administration, the number of drug recalls has grown considerably in the last few years, with 2014 on track to hold the record for most drug recalls in one year. So far, 2014 has seen 836 drug recalls. Class I drug recalls – involving … [Read more...]

Voluntary Drug Recall for Sterile Injectable Drugs

Company Issues Voluntary Drug Recall for Non-Expired Sterile Injectable Drugs On Wednesday, July 23rd, the FDA and Unique Pharmaceuticals announced a voluntary drug recall on behalf of the pharmaceutical manufacturer for all non-expired sterile injectable drugs. Unique Pharmaceuticals manufactured the products for sterile use in Temple, Texas, … [Read more...]

Metoprolol Drug Recall Due to Dissolution Problems

Indian Manufacturer Issues Metoprolol Drug Recall for Dissolution Problems Another Indian pharmaceutical manufacturer – this time, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd – has issued a Metoprolol drug recall for 13,560 bottles of  generic hypertension drug metoprolol succinate in the United States after the medication failed a dissolution test. Metoprolol … [Read more...]

Fresenius NaturaLyte Bicarbonate Concentrate Recalled

GrauFlo and NaturaLyte Recalled by the FDA In April, the Food and Drug Administration issued a Class I drug recall for additional Fresenius’s dialysis products after a bacterial infection led to a patient death. The FDA announced the Class I recall after one reported patient death and two patient injuries related to the Fresenius Dialysis product … [Read more...]

Drug Recall for Allergy Medication Mix-Up

Indian Manufacturer Issues Voluntary Drug Recall When Wrong Pill Found in Bottle Indian pharmaceutical manufacturer Zydus Cadila has issued a voluntary drug recall after a hypertension medication was found mixed into a bottle of allergy medication. Generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in India have issued several drug recalls over the last few … [Read more...]

Metoprolol Under Drug Recall in US

Generic Blood Pressure Medication Under Drug Recall Another generic pharmaceutical manufacturer based in India has issued a large drug recall, this time for Metoprolol, a generic form of AstraZeneca’s branded anti-hypertensive medication, Toprol. Wockhardt Ltd issued the drug recall in April, and a notice was put on the FDA’s website on May 14th. … [Read more...]

Sun Pharmaceuticals Issues Massive Drug Recall

Sun Pharmaceuticals Issues Drug Recall for Failed Manufacturing Quality Standards The largest generic drug maker in India, Sun Pharmaceuticals, issued a huge drug recall on Thursday, May 8th, because its antidepressant and antihistamine pills failed to dissolve properly, and do not meet US drug manufacturing standards. The company’s drug recall … [Read more...]

Sexual Enhancement Supplements Face Drug Recall

Undeclared Pharmaceuticals Lead to Drug Recall of Natural Enhancement Supplements Three sexual enhancement supplements that were marketed as “all natural” are under a drug recall due to potential undeclared pharmaceuticals. Eugene Oregon, Inc, has issued a voluntary drug recall for African Black Ant, Black Ant, and Mojo Risen after an FDA … [Read more...]

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