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Despite Deadly Outbreak, FDA Cannot Recall Drugs

Health Letter[1], March 2017 By Sarah Sorscher, J.D., M.P.H. In January, the murder trial began for Barry J. Cadden, former pharmacist, president and co-owner of now-shuttered New England Compounding Center. Cadden was charged with second-degree murder[2] for his role in producing contaminated drugs that led to a nationwide fatal fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012. The 2012 outbreak, which sickened more...

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FDA

In the United States, medical device law is being dramatically reconfigured in response to rapidly evolving technology, as well as increasing budget and resource constraints within the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). These changes affect small startup companies and large multinationals alike. Companies now need sophisticated and experienced guidance to navigate through the CDRH and resolve CDRH-related issues....

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ETHEX Morphine Sulfate Recall

The lawyers at Morgan & Morgan reviewed cases against ETHEX CORPORATION, a manufacturer of the pain medication Morphine Sulfate which admits to manufacturing and distributing Morphine pills with double the prescribed strength. Consumers are at the risk of morphine overdose which could lead to side effects including breathing problems, erratic behavior, seizures, low blood pressure, nausea and vomiting and even...

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FDA names companies recalling ER metformin

Update [6/11/2020] FDA is alerting patients and health care professionals to five companies’ voluntary recalls of certain extended release (ER) metformin drugs. The agency recently announced[1] it was in contact with five companies to recommend they voluntarily recall ER metformin because the agency’s testing showed N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) above the acceptable intake limit in certain lots. Apotex[2] – All lots Amneal[3] – All lots Marksans[4] (labeled as...

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