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A Drug Mix-up Creates Urgency in Prescription Recall

With so much information at our fingertips these days, it’s much easier to inform ourselves of anything potentially dangerous. With the frequency that medications are thrown at us for everything from a hangnail to heart trouble, it is wise to investigate the drugs that doctors prescribe. It is even more important when the medicine you…

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What Does the NP Thyroid® Recall Mean for Thyroid Patients?

When you’re prescribed a medication, you may rightfully have concerns about side effects. When you finally resolve yourself to the idea that the benefits of taking a prescription outweigh the negative side effects, learning that you’re potentially harming yourself because the medication is ineffective is a hard blow to accept. Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC makes tablets…

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The FDA’s Role in Putting Tainted Medications in Our Hands

The federal government is supposed to have the American public’s best interests in mind when it comes to healthcare and regulating the safety of our medication. This is allegedly one of the reasons the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made a big push to put a stop to importing cheaper prescription medication from Canada for…

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Heartburn Medication Recall is Causing a Lot of Headaches

Nobody enjoys taking medication. Unfortunately, a lot of people need medication either to live with a medical condition or to make life a little easier. Heartburn is one of those medical marvels that can go either direction depending upon the severity of your condition. Heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux. If acid reflux gets…

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Why Johnson & Johnson’s Loss of a Landmark Opioid Case Matters

The opioid crisis in America has hit critical mass. A number of states have been fighting back, filing lawsuits against opioid drug manufacturers, hoping to hold them accountable for their role in fueling the crisis. On Monday, August 26th, an Oklahoma judge issued a precedent-setting ruling, ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to…

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Blood Pressure Medicine Recalled Over Carcinogen Concerns

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) routinely issues recall reports on specific treatments and drugs based on their potential hazard to human health. Just recently, the FDA reported on its website the recall of a popular blood pressure medication by the drug company Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited. Earlier this year, the drug maker issued a…

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