These Drugs Can Cause Memory Loss

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...

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COVID Related Medication Errors Reported

By Maia Anderson, Becker’s Hospital Review, May 14, 2020. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices, a nonprofit watchdog for prescription drug safety, on May 14 published a list of medication errors reported by hospitals related… Read More

6 Recent Drug, Device Recalls

By Maia Anderson, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jun 15, 2020. Medical device and drug recalls, whether voluntary or mandated by the FDA, ensure patient safety. Here are six reported to the FDA in the last month:… Read More

FDA Warns of Defective EpiPen Dangers

By Robert Preidt, U.S. News, Mar 25, 2020. Certain types of EpiPens and their generic counterparts may fail or delay injection of lifesaving epinephrine for severe allergic reactions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns…. Read More

Beware Safety Risks Posed by ‘Off-Label’ Drug Use

Study raises concerns about using meds to treat conditions for which they weren’t approved By Karen Pallarito, HealthDay News, Nov. 2, 2015. “Off-label” drug use puts patients at risk for serious side effects, especially when scientific… Read More

Drug Shortages Putting Patients At Risk

By Julie Appleby, The Washington Post, September 24, 2019 Medical treatment has knocked down tumors in 6-year-old Easton Daniels’s brain, but the drug that helped him also wiped out his immune system. To bolster his… Read More