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Zofran linked to Deaths of Children

Thursday, March 5, 2015

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A recent study suggests that Zofran side effects may be fatal for some children. The study examines two children who were given ondansetron and later died of refractory cardiac arrest. A 10-year-old previously healthy boy presented to the emergency room with gastroenteritis symptoms. After intravenous fluids, morphine, antibiotics, and 2 doses of ondansetron, the patient became unresponsive with […]

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FDA warning on Multaq and Increased Risk of Death

Thursday, December 22, 2011

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration has completed a safety review of Multaq (generic name dronedarone).  According to this review, in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF),  Multaq increased the risk of serious cardiovascular events, including death. The  data was obtained from ATHENA and PALLAS clinical trials.  New information and recommendations are being provided by FDA for […]

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