Teva recalls Parkinson’s disease drug because it may be ‘superpotent’

August 29, 2014

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ($TEVA), whose manufacturing operation is being significantly pared down, is recalling one lot of its generic Parkinson’s combo drug carbidopa/levodopa because it may have too much active pharmaceutical ingredient. The drugmaker said the Class II recall involved 3,881 bottles of carbidopa/levodopa 25 mg/100 mg. Teva said that stability testing found that the […]

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FDA warns consumers: Dietary supplements cannot treat concussions

August 29, 2014

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about dietary supplements that falsely claim to prevent or cure concussions or other traumatic brain injuries. The FDA says supplements with labels that make these claims are not backed up by scientific evidence, and in a consumer alert issued Monday it urged users to beware. It’s […]

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Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tattoo Ink, Tattoo Needles, Tattoo kits Due to Microbial Contamination

August 17, 2014

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July 11, 2014 – July 11, 2014- White & Blue Lion, Inc. in the City of Industry, CA is recalling all lots of tattoo Inks and tattoo needles due to pathogenic bacterial contamination. Use of these products may cause bacterial infection and can lead to sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. The recall […]

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New England Greens, LLC dba Vibrant Health Recalls Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance Because of Possible Health Risk

August 17, 2014

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New England Greens of Canaan, Connecticut announced a recall of specific lots of Green Vibrance and one lot of Rainbow Vibrance. Due to a miscommunication, the list of lot numbers identified in the recall notice was not a complete and accurate list. The company is now revising the recall notice with an updated list of […]

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Regeneca Worldwide, A Division Of Vivaceuticals, Inc Voluntarily Recalls RegeneSlim Appetite Control Capsules Due To The Presence Of DMAA

August 17, 2014

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Regeneca Worldwide a division of VivaCeuticals, Inc. Las Vegas, NV is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of its RegeneSlim appetite control dietary supplement from lot # EX0616R15814 and lot #11414RE5516 because FDA analysis confirmed the presence of DMAA.  DMAA is also known as 1,3-dimethylamylamine, methylhexanamine, or geranium extract.  DMAA is commonly used as a stimulant, […]

FDA warns of generic Viagra hidden in “natural” O.M.G. supplement

August 17, 2014

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use O.M.G., a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites, including www.sears.com  , and possibly in retail stores. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that O.M.G. contains sildenafil, the active ingredient in the FDA-approved prescription drug Viagra, used to treat erectile […]

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Unsafe Drugs Are Making Their Way Onto Pharmacy Shelves

August 17, 2014

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News of a , published in the August issue of Health Affairs,  that examined the records of drugs approved before and after the passage of the Prescription User Drug Fee Act (PUDFA), a 1992 law that sped up the drug approval process using fees collected from pharmaceutical companies. Researchers found that the rate of warning […]

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