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Valsartan recalled for cancer link

7. July 2018

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The heart drug valsartan is being recalled in 22 countries. It contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Novartis, the company that originally developed the drug, said Sandoz valsartan and valsartan/HCT film-coated tablets are being recalled since they “do not meet our high quality standards.” List of countries effected by this recall: Austria […]

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Zofran Birth Defect Warning

21. February 2015

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Attention Women. Zofran has been linked to serious birth defects. FDA Warns Against Zofran Use in Pregnancy The FDA has issued an updated warning against Ondansetran, better known by its brand name, Zofran, use in pregnancy discussed in OBGYN News. Zofran is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist approved by the FDA for preventing nausea and vomiting […]

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FDA recall on Infants’ TYLENOL Oral Suspension

17. February 2012


McNeil Consumer Healthcare notified the public of a recall of seven lots (approximately 574,000 bottles) of Infants’ TYLENOL Oral Suspension, 1 oz. Grape. There were complaints from consumers who reported difficulty using the Infants’ TYLENOL SimpleMeasure dosing system. SimpleMeasure includes a dosing syringe, which a parent or caregiver inserts into a protective cover, or “flow […]

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Pfizer birth control pills may not prevent pregnancy

1. February 2012


“As a result of this packaging error, the daily regimen for these oral contraceptives may be incorrect and could leave women without adequate contraception, and at risk for unintended pregnancy,” according to a Pfizer statement on the FDA’s website. Pfizer is recalling about a million packets of birth control pills in the United States because […]

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Tylenol recall – Lot # ABA619

29. June 2011


Johnson & Johnson issued another recall notice today for Tylenol.  This recall is due to reports of a musty and moldy odor. Total of 60k bottles of Tylenol Extra Strength pain relief medicine are recalled. Over the past two years, more than 100 million Johnson & Johnson products have been recalled making it tougher to find […]

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