Category Archives: Emergency Rooms

Mefloquine Hydrochloride Drug Safety Communication

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Mefloquine Hydrochloride: Drug Safety Communication – Label Changes Due To Risk of Serious Psychiatric and Nerve Side Effects AUDIENCE: Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Pharmacy, Patient ISSUE: FDA is advising the public about strengthened and updated warnings regarding neurologic and … Continue reading

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Bryan Medical Tracoe Mini 3.0mm Tracheostomy Tube Class 1 Recall

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Bryan Medical Tracoe Mini 3.0mm Tracheostomy Tube: Class 1 Recall – Mislabeled Packaging AUDIENCE: Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Risk Manager ISSUE: The outside of the device packaging stated a 3.0mm neonatal tube. The product inside the box was actually … Continue reading

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GE Healthcare T-Piece Circuits Class I Recall

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GE Healthcare T-Piece Circuits for the Giraffe and Panda Resuscitation Systems: Class I Recall – Failure to Achieve the Desired Inspiratory Pressure During Ventilation AUDIENCE: Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Risk Manager ISSUE: The disposable T-piece circuits do not achieve the maximum … Continue reading

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Nimodipine Recall

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Nimodipine: Recall – Crystallization of Fill Material AUDIENCE: Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Patient ISSUE: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. recalled one lot of Nimodipine Capsules, 30 mg, marketed by Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Sun commenced the recall as a precautionary measure due … Continue reading

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Reumofan Plus Recall

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Reumofan Plus: Recall – Undeclared Drug Ingredient [UPDATED 08/21/2012] FDA is issuing an updated alert that Reumofan Plus and Reumofan Plus Premium contain undeclared active ingredients found in prescription drugs that should be used only under the supervision of a … Continue reading

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Reumofan Plus Recall

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Reumofan Plus: Recall – Undeclared Drug Ingredient AUDIENCE: Consumer, Health Professional, Emergency Medicine ISSUE: FDA is warning consumers that Reumofan Plus, marketed as a natural dietary supplement for pain relief and other serious conditions, contains several active pharmaceutical ingredients not … Continue reading

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Acclarent Inspira AIR Balloon Dilation System Class 1 Recall

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Acclarent Inspira AIR Balloon Dilation System: Class 1 Recall – Potential For Balloon To Not Deflate Or To Deflate To Slowly AUDIENCE: Emergency Medicine, Risk Managers ISSUE: Acclarent received four reports of incidents, one resulting in patient injury, in which … Continue reading

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Automated External Defibrillators AEDs Class I Recall

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Cardiac Science Powerheart, CardioVive, CardioLife; GE Responder and Responder Pro; and Nihon-Kohden Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs): Class I Recall – Defective Component Affected Models include: Powerheart 9300A, 9300E, 9300P, 9390A, and 9390E CardioVive 92532, 92533 CardioLife 9200G and 9231 GE … Continue reading

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Flight Medical V240040029 Cable for Newport HT50 Ventilator Class I Recall

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Flight Medical V24-00400-29 Cable for Newport HT50 Ventilator: Class I Recall – Cable May Cause an Electrical Shortage That can Cause Ventilators to Shutdown Unexpectedly   ISSUE: The recalled cable may cause an electrical shortage that can cause Newport HT50 … Continue reading

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Cytarabine for Injection 1 gm vial Bedford Labs Recall

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Cytarabine for Injection, 1 gm/vial [Bedford Labs]: Recall: Risk of Lack of Sterility ISSUE: Bedford Laboratories announced a nationwide recall of three lots of cytarabine for injection—2066986, 2111675, and 2131148—because vials have a potential risk of a lack of sterility. The risk … Continue reading

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