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Recent Posts in Drug Recall Category

  • FDA Recalls Liquid Pharmaceutical Products

    Later in September of 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of many liquid pharmaceutical products because of possible bacterial contamination. The products made by PharmaTech LLC in Davie, Florida, included liquid stool softeners, liquid vitamin D drops, and liquid multivitamins marketed for infants and children. Earlier, there was a discovery of Burkholderia cepacia ...
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  • Popular Birth Control Recalled

    Baltimore-based company Lupin Pharmaceuticals recently recalled some of its Mibelas 24 Fe tablets after it was found that a packaging error had switched the contraceptive tablets with the non-hormonal placebos. Women using this form of birth control may have been taking placebo pills when they believed they were taking contraceptives. Each set of the pills comes with 28 tablets—24 contain active ...
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  • Invokana and Invokamet Linked to Limb Amputations

    On May 18, 2016, the FDA issued a safety communication that warns of increased risk of leg and foot amputations with Invokana and Invokamet. These drugs are marketed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a division of Johnson & Johnson) and contain the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin. SGLT2 inhibitors are used to treat Type 2 diabetes by causing the kidneys to remove excess glucose from the body through the ...
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