UPDATE – More blood pressure medications added to what is NOW a global recall for potential cancer risk: [11/29/2018] Teva Pharmaceuticals has launched a voluntary recall into two drugs used to treat high blood pressure as yet more medications face concerns over a possible cancer risk. In a statement from Teva posted [...]
The recall has spread globally with Health Canada and the European Medicines Agency having also recalled drugs using valsartan provided by Zhejiang Huahai. The valsartan tablets (dosages 40mg to 320mg) the FDA has recalled include products from the following drug companies: A-S Medication Solutions (labeled as Solco Healthcare) Bryant Ranch Prepack HJ Harkins Company Northwind [...]
Product Quest Manufacturing LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist Due to Microbiological Contamination. For Immediate Release August 8, 2018 Contact Consumers Joan Sanger, Site Head of Quality 386-239-8787 Announcement View Product Photos Holly Hill, FL, Product Quest Manufacturing (“Product Quest”) is voluntarily recalling Lot# 173089J of CVS [...]
FDA is requiring a new class warning and other safety measures for all gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) concerning gadolinium remaining in patients’ bodies, including the brain, for months to years after receiving these drugs.
Generic drugs may not provide an adequate level of protection to the patient.
On November 16th 2017, a federal jury in Dallas, TX told Johnson & Johnson and their subsidiary DePuy that they need to pay six patients a total of $247 million due to hip implants that turned out to be defective. The verdict came as a result of finding that the hip implants used a metal [...]
Are you considering a procedure to shape or increase the size of certain parts of your body? Beware of using injectable silicone for body contouring or any other unapproved products to achieve your goals. Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Although the FDA has approved certain injectable [...]
Medical Records are Private and Protected We frequently hear from clients whose doctors refuse to provide them with copies of their own medical records. In other cases we hear from clients whose records have been disclosed to other persons without their knowledge and consent. As a patient, it is important to know your rights both [...]
Firmware Update to Address Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Identified in Abbott's (formerly St. Jude Medical's) Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers: FDA Safety Communication Date Issued August 29, 2017 Audience Patients with a radio frequency (RF)-enabled St. Jude Medical implantable pacemaker Caregivers of patients with an RF-enabled St. Jude Medical implantable cardiac pacemaker Cardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and primary care [...]
Defective St. Jude ICD / CRT-D Devices St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) devices - Early Battery Depletion If you are a New York user of a St. Jude Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D), you need to be aware of a major defect [...]