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Cetylev (acetylcysteine) Effervescent Tablets for Oral Solution: Recall – Inadequate Seal of Blister Pack

Audience: Pharmacy, Nursing, Emergency Medicine ISSUE: Arbor  Pharmaceuticals, LLC announced a voluntary recall of three (3) lots of Cetylev (acetylcysteine) effervescent tablets for oral solution, 500 mg, due to an inadequate seal of the…

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Eyesaline Eyewash by Honeywell: Recall – Microbial Contamination

Audience: Risk Manager, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy ISSUE: Honeywell is voluntarily recalling one production lot of 32-ounce bottles of Eyesaline Eyewash solution, which is used for emergency eye rinsing after an injury. Although no injuries have… Powered by WPeMatico

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DHZC-2 Tablet by Ton Shen Health: Recall – Possible Health Risk

Audience: Consumer ISSUE: Ton Shen Health of Chicago, IL, is recalling its “DHZC-2” Tablets because they have the potential to be contaminated with elevated levels of lead, a naturally occurring element which can affect multiple body system and…

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Lamotrigine Orally Disintegrating Tablet 200 mg by Impax: Recall – Incorrect Labeling of Blister Cards

Audience: Pharmacy, Patient ISSUE: Impax Laboratories, Inc. issued a voluntary nationwide retail level recall on August 19, 2016 for one lot of Lamotrigine Orally Disintegrating Tablet (ODT) 200 mg, NDC 0115-1529-08, Lot # 502240. The affected lot…

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Opioid Pain or Cough Medicines Combined With Benzodiazepines: Drug Safety Communication – FDA Requiring New Boxed Warnings About Serious Risks and Death

Audience: Pharmacy, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Neurology, Family Practice ISSUE: FDA review has found that the growing combined use of opioid medicines with benzodiazepines or other drugs that depress the central nervous system (CNS) has…

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