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Hepatitis Drug Determined to be Safe and Effective

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are 17,000 new cases of hepatitis in the United States each year.  Moreover, approximately 3.2 million individuals in the U.S. are living with chronic hepatitis.  It is spread primarily … Continue reading

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Be Inspired: FDA Warning Issued

On October 9 and October10, 2013, the FDA issued several warnings related to weight loss products containing sibutramine.  One such product is marketed under the name Be Inspired.  Under the FDA advisory, consumers have been instructed not to purchase or … Continue reading

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Bella Vi Insane Amp’d And Bella Vi Amp’d Up Weight Loss Drug Warning

In another example of apparently unsafe weight loss compounds being marketed in the U.S, the FDA warned consumers not to purchase or use Bella Vi Insane Amp’d or Bella Vi Amp’d Up. The warning was issues after FDA laboratory analyses … Continue reading

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Dr. Mao Slimming Capsules Recalled

Weight loss drugs have been the subject of many FDA warnings and recalls.  Recently, the FDA issued a warning, advising consumers to avoid Dr. Mao Slimming Capsules.  Various websites promoted Dr. Mao Slimming Capsules on the basis that they offered … Continue reading

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CareFusion Updates Voluntary Recall of AVEA Ventilators

On September 3, 2013, CareFusion voluntarily recalled its AVEA ventilators, and has recently issued an updated to its previously announced voluntary recall.  The AVEA ventilator is designed to provide comprehensive critical care ventilation for patients ranging from small children to … Continue reading

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Baxter Dual Luer Lock Caps Recall

After the discovery of the loose particulate matter within packaging, Baxter International Inc. announced it has initiated a voluntary recall of two lots of its Dual Luer Lock Caps (Product Code 2C6250, Lots 10043 and 10044). Baxter’s Dual Luer Lock … Continue reading

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Creafuse Powder Recalled

The use of dietary supplements and weight loss formulations is, of course, widespread.   A recent FDA warning should give pause to those who are in possession of a particular dietary supplement known as Creafuse Powder. Creafuse Powder, a dietary weight … Continue reading

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Park Compounding Recalls Testosterone

Testosterone Cypionate is indicated for replacement therapy in the male in conditions associated with symptoms of deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone.  Here is an example of an individual apparently injecting himself with Testosterone Cypionate. Tuesday, the FDA announced that … Continue reading

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Medaus Pharmacy Issues Voluntary Product Recall

Medaus Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling certain sterile compounded consumer products due to an inability to confirm that the quality control testing performed on these specific lots by an independent, third party laboratory was conducted in a manner consistent with standards. … Continue reading

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FDA Exercising its Authority to Inspect Compounding Pharmacies

The fungal meningitis outbreak from the fall of 2012 that left over 700 people sick and 53 dead raised big questions about the compounding pharmacy industry, an industry not many people were aware of before the fatal outbreak that began … Continue reading

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