Category Archives: Pharmacy

Soliris (Eculizumab) Concentrated Solution Alexion Recall

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Soliris (Eculizumab) Concentrated Solution for Intravenous Infusion by Alexion: Recall – Visible Particles AUDIENCE: Hematology, Pharmacy ISSUE: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is providing information regarding a previously communicated voluntary recall of two lots of Soliris (eculizumab) Concentrated Solution for Intravenous Infusion. … Continue reading

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Onfi clobazam Drug Safety Communication

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Onfi (clobazam): Drug Safety Communication – Risk of Serious Skin Reactions AUDIENCE: Neurology, Pharmacy, Dermatology ISSUE: FDA is warning the public that the anti-seizure drug Onfi (clobazam) can cause rare but serious skin reactions that can result in permanent harm … Continue reading

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FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite Blood Glucose Test Strips by Abbott Recall

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FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite Blood Glucose Test Strips by Abbott: Recall – Erroneously Low Blood Glucose Results AUDIENCE: Consumer, Family Physician, Pharmacy ISSUE: Abbott is initiating a voluntary recall of 20 lots of FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite Blood Glucose Test … Continue reading

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Meridian Medical Technologies Auto-Injectors Extension of Expiration Dates

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Meridian Medical Technologies Auto-Injectors: Extension of Expiration Dates including Auto-Injectors for Atropen (atropine)DuoDote (atropine/pralidoxime chloride)morphine sulfatepralidoxime chloridediazepam AUDIENCE: Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy ISSUE: FDA is aware of a disruption in supply to health care providers and emergency response personnel of Atropen (atropine), … Continue reading

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Lexiscan regadenoson and Adenoscan adenosine Drug Safety Communication

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Lexiscan (regadenoson) and Adenoscan (adenosine): Drug Safety Communication – Rare but Serious Risk of Heart Attack and Death AUDIENCE: Cardiology, Pharmacy, Radiology ISSUE: The FDA is warning health care professionals of the rare but serious risk of heart attack and … Continue reading

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Over the Counter Topical Antiseptic Products Drug Safety Communication

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Over-the-Counter Topical Antiseptic Products: Drug Safety Communication – FDA Requests Label Changes and Single-Use Packaging to Decrease Risk of Infection AUDIENCE: Healthcare Professional, Risk Manager, Pharmacy ISSUE: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting label and packaging changes … Continue reading

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Low Molecular Weight Heparins Drug Safety Communication

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Low Molecular Weight Heparins: Drug Safety Communication – Recommendations to Decrease Risk of Spinal Column Bleeding and Paralysis AUDIENCE: Pharmacy, Cardiology, Anesthesiology ISSUE: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that health care professionals carefully consider the timing … Continue reading

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Perrigo Acetaminophen Infant Suspension Liquid Recall

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Perrigo Acetaminophen Infant Suspension Liquid: Recall – Potential Defect with Co-packaged Oral Syringe   [Posted 11/02/2013] AUDIENCE: Consumer, Patient, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Health Professional ISSUE: The Perrigo Company announced that it has initiated a voluntary, nationwide product recall to the retail … Continue reading

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Specialty Medicine Compounding Pharmacy Recall

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Specialty Medicine Compounding Pharmacy Certain Unexpired Compounded Sterile Products: Recall – Particulate Matter Found in Vials   AUDIENCE: Pharmacy, Patient, Health Professional   ISSUE:  Specialty Medicine Compounding Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling all lots of certain unexpired human and veterinary sterile … Continue reading

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Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution Nephron Pharmaceuticals Recall

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Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 0.083 percent (Nephron Pharmaceuticals): Recall – Aseptic Processing Simulation Results AUDIENCE: Pharmacy ISSUE: Nephron Pharmaceuticals initiated a voluntary recall, at the retail level, of ten lots of product due to results from an internal monitoring process. … Continue reading

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