Article Summary: Nearly 12% of opioid prescriptions dispensed to adolescents and young adults aged 12 to 21 years were also considered high risk because they exceeded recommended daily dosages of opioids. By Katie Adams, Becker’s… Read More
Article Summary: This article compiles a list of recent drug and medical device recalls reported to the FDA. By Maia Anderson, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jun 21, 2021. Medical device and drug recalls, whether voluntary or… Read More
Article Summary: Acella Pharmaceuticals has recalled their thyroid drug for sub potency. By Maia Anderson, Becker’s Hospital Review, May 03, 2021. Acella Pharmaceuticals is recalling 38 lots of its thyroid drug after routine testing conducted… Read More
Medications that can damage the kidneys are known as “nephrotoxic medications.” These drugs can cause direct damage to the kidneys. Some of these medications mildly worsen kidney function and others can cause acute kidney injuries....
By Associated Press, The Guardian, Oct. 21, 2020. Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal… Read More
By Sasha Chavkin, ICIJ-International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Aug 26, 2020. The German pharmaceutical giant Bayer has agreed to pay $1.6 billion to settle tens of thousands of United States claims related to its birth… Read More
Why You May Want to Avoid These 2 Types of Blood Pressure Meds By Gigen Mammoser for Healthline – Updated on March 19, 2018. Experts urge a change in medication to decrease the risk of...
Can a heartburn drug cause cognitive problems? By Matthew Solan, Harvard Men’s Health Watch. POSTED MARCH 21, 2016, 9:30 AM , UPDATED JUNE 23, 2020. A new study has shed light on one of the...
By Phil Galewitz, KHN, Apr 20, 2020. The Food and Drug Administration in the past month has stepped up seizures of prescription drugs being sent to American customers from pharmacies in Canada and other countries,… Read More