Clindamycin Injection ADD-Vantage Vials by Alvogen: Recall - Lack of Sterility Assurance

FDA Alert: Clindamycin Injection ADD-Vantage Vials by Alvogen

What is Clindamycin Injection? Clindamycin Injection is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Its use should be reserved for penicillin-allergic patients or other patients for whom, in the judgement of the physician, a penicillin is inappropriate. It should not be used to treat meningitis. […]

FDA Alert - illegal cancer treatments - Holiday Health

FDA Alert: Illegal cancer treatments

FDA Announcement The FDA issued warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. These products are marketed and sold without FDA approval, most commonly on websites and social media platforms. It is a violation of the US’ Federal Food, Drug […]

FDA alert - phenobarbital labeling error - Holiday Health

FDA Alert: Phenobarbital 15 mg tablets

What is Phenobarbital? Phenobarbital is a barbiturate which aids in relaxing and helping someone go to sleep. It can be used for the short-term treatment of sleeplessness, the relief of anxiety, tension, and fear, and the treatment of certain types of seizures, especially in emergency situations. It may also be used for other conditions as determined […]

FDA Alert - Codeine and Tramadol medicines - restricting use in children, recommending against use in breastfeeding women - Holiday Health

FDA Alert: Codeine and tramadol medicines for children and breast feeding mothers

What is codeine and tramadol? Codeine is an opioid pain medication used to treat mild to moderately severe pain and cough, and tramadol is a narcotic-like pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain. Both codeine and tramadol works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain. Read more about […]

FDA Alert - recall of all lots of Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets - Holiday Health

FDA Alert: Hyland’s homeopathic teething products

All parents with teething babies know how heart breaking it is to see their children in pain, especially during the teething process. And any parent would try any product that they believe will help relieve and alleviate the pain their kids are experiencing. Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets was marketed […]

FDA Alert - Isomeric Pharmacy Solutions recall

FDA Alert: Sterile products compounded and packaged by Isomeric

FDA Announcement Isomeric Pharmacy Solutions is voluntarily recalling all lots of sterile products compounded and packaged by them and that remain within expiry to the hospital / user level because of FDA concerns of a lack of sterility assurance. These concerns were brought to Isomeric Pharmacy Solutions’ attention during a recent FDA inspection. The sterile […]

FDA Alert Epipen Auto-Injector Mylan

FDA Alert: EpiPen and EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector

What is an EpiPen Auto-Injector? EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg Auto-Injectors are for people who have a history of life-threatening allergic reactions to things like bee stings, peanuts or seafood, or are at an increased risk for a severe allergic reaction. EpiPen is an injection containing epinephrine, a chemical that narrows blood vessels and […]

Breast implants risks - FDA alert - non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

FDA Alert: Breast Implants

What is Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)? In 2011, the FDA identified a possible association between breast implants and the development of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) – a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. At that time, the FDA knew of so few cases of this disease that it was not possible to determine what […]

FDA alert - edex - alprostadil - recall

FDA Alert: Edex (alprostadil for injection) 10mcg

Edex (alprostadil for injection) is a prescription-only intracavernous injection indicated for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction, and to help diagnose certain causes of this disorder. It is also used to improve blood flow in newborn babies with a certain genetic heart condition. FDA Announcement Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc is recalling one lot of Edex (alprostadil for […]

FDA Alert - XtraHRD Natural Male Enhancement Capsules by Organic Herbal Supply recall

FDA Alert: XtraHRD Natural Male Enhancement capsules by Organic Herbal Supply

Some men rely on sex drive boosters to help them with their erectile dysfunction. XtraHRD Natural Male Enhancement capsules, which markets itself as a dietary supplement for erectile dysfunction that exceeds other similar products in its ability to work in just minutes, and then lasting for up to 4-days. It has double the strength of other similar products, […]

FDA Alert: Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System by Zimmer Biomet – fracturing at a higher rate

Do you or someone you know have a Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder surgically implanted to help restore arm movement? When Zimmer Biomet unveiled their Zimmer Biomet’s Comprehensive® Reverse Shoulder System, it promised to restore function to a patient’s shoulder one patient at a time. The system was meant to offer unmatched intraoperative flexibility and revolutionize the current […]

FDA Alert Synergy Rx Pharmacy - HCG vials

FDA Alert: HCG Freeze Dried Vials by Synergy – lack of sterility assurance detected

Have you or someone you know been using Synergy Rx Pharmacy’s Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)? Although the product has been marketed as a weight loss product, HCG is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a weight loss product. It has been claimed that injections of HCG can help with weight reduction by reducing hunger, […]