Monthly Archives: April 2012

Victrelis drug label revised Drug Safety Communication

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate Chinese Victrelis (boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Protease Inhibitor Drugs: Drug Safety Communication – Drug Interactions [UPDATED 04/26/2012] FDA notified healthcare professionals that the Victrelis drug label has … Continue reading

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Elecsys Troponin I and STAT Immunoassays Recall

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseRoche Diagnostics Operations Elecsys Troponin I and Elecsys Troponin I STAT Immunoassays: Recall – Doctors may receive a falsely low result AUDIENCE: Cardiology, Laboratory ISSUE: With certain types of plasma … Continue reading

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FDA Warning Brilliant Blue G

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseCertain Compounded Drugs from Franck’s: FDA Issues Second Warning to Physicians Brilliant Blue G (BBG) Triamcinolone AUDIENCE: Eye Care, Family Practice, Pharmacy ISSUE: FDA has received additional reports of fungal … Continue reading

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Aliskiren containing Medications Drug Safety Comunication

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseAliskiren-containing Medications: Drug Safety Comunication – New Warning and Contraindication including: Amturnide (aliskiren hemifumarate, amlodipine besylate, and hydrochlorothiazide) Tekturna (aliskiren hemifumarate) Tekturna HCT (aliskiren hemifumarate and hydrochlorothiazide) Tekamlo (aliskiren hemifumarate … Continue reading

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Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel Safety Communication

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseOther‐Sonic Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel: Safety Communication – Risk of Bacterial Contamination AUDIENCE: Risk Manager, OB/GYN, Radiology, Infectious Disease ISSUE: FDA notified health care professionals and facilities to STOP using … Continue reading

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Morphine Sulfate Injection USP Carpuject by Hospira Recall

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseMorphine Sulfate Injection USP, 4 mg/mL (C-II), 1 mL fill in 2.5 mL Carpuject by Hospira, Inc: Recall – May Contain More Than Intended Fill Volume AUDIENCE: Risk Manager, Pain … Continue reading

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FDA March 2012 Safety Labeling Changes

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseThe MedWatch March 2012 Safety Labeling Changes posting includes 39 products with safety labeling changes to the following sections: BOXED WARNINGS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS and PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT. The … Continue reading

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Birth Control Pills Health Risks

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseBirth Control Pills Containing Drospirenone: Label Change-Products may be associated with a higher risk for blood clots   AUDIENCE: OBGYN, Family Practice, Patient ISSUE: FDA has completed its review of … Continue reading

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Thoratec Corporation HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist System LVAS Class 1 Recall

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseThoratec Corporation, HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS): Class 1 Recall- Outflow Graft May Kink or Deform  Audience:  Cardiology , Risk Manager, Transplant  Issue: FDA is notifying health care professionals … Continue reading

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Altuzan bevacizumab Counterfeit Product

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translation servicesTranslate | French translation Spanish translation translate German translate ChineseAltuzan (bevacizumab): Counterfeit Product – Contains no Active Ingredient   ISSUE: FDA lab tests have confirmed that a counterfeit version of Roche’s Altuzan 400mg/16ml (bevacizumab),an injectable cancer medication, found in … Continue reading

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