Safety alert issued for GlucoMen LX Sensor test strips
December 23 2015
GlucoMen LX Sensor test strips could give falsely high blood glucose readings if they have been exposed to high humidity, a medical safety alert is advising.Read more ...
Teva launches generic frovatriptan
December 21 2015
Generic frovatriptan film-coated tablets are now available.Read more ...
Drug alert issued for Pfizer’s Genotropin GoQuick pre-filled pens
December 14 2015
A drug alert concerning Pfizer’s Genotropin GoQuick pre-filled pens, containing somatropin 5.3mg or 12mg powder for solution for injection, has been issued. However, to avoid product shortages, the products are not being recalled.
The problem relates to a manufacturing defect for the dosing mechanism of some of the pens. “The defect has been found to create the possibility of the dose being set to one extra click beyond the dose selected and indicated in the memory window when the patient turns the dose knob with excessive force,” said the alert issued on December 9.Read more ...
Recall issued for four batches of Zentiva omeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant capsules
December 16 2015
A medical safety alert recalling four batches of Zentiva’s omeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant hard capsules has been issued.
Accord issues recall for a batch of pioglitazone
December 7 2015
Accord Healthcare is recalling a specific batch of pioglitazone 30m tablets as the product is labelled for the Portuguese and not the UK market. Read more ...