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Raptiva (Efalizumab) Boxed Warning
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced labeling changes, including a Boxed Warning, to Raptiva (efalizumab), a once-weekly injection approved for adults with psoriasis. The Boxed Warning highlights the risks of life-threatening infections including the risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) highlighted in the iGuard.org alert sent on October 3, 2008. For more information please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/PostmarketDrugSafetyInformationforPatientsandProviders/ucm133337.htm
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Generic Manufacturer Recalls Single Lot of BACITRACIN
Vintage Pharmaceuticals LLC, a generic drug manufacturer, has voluntarily recalled a single lot of Bacitracin ointment, 1 oz. containers with the lot number L033B06A and expiration date 02/09 (February 2009). For more information, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/EnforcementReports/2004/ucm120327.htm
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2008-10-17 Raptiva (Efalizumab) Boxed Warning Efalizumab FDA
2008-11-05 Generic Manufacturer Recalls Single Lot of BACITRACIN Bacitracin FDA
2008-11-05 Generic Manufacturer Recalls Several Lots of Hemorrhoidal HC 25 mg Suppositories Hydrocortisone FDA
2008-11-06 Recall of Single Lot of PREMPRO 0.3 mg/1.5 mg EZ-DIAL Dispensers Estrogens Conjugated with Medroxyprogesterone FDA
2008-11-06 Recall of Single Lot of ReliOn Syringes Insulin FDA
2008-11-06 Recall of Single Lot of ReliOn Syringes Insulin Aspart FDA
2008-11-06 Recall of Single Lot of ReliOn Syringes Insulin Glargine FDA
2008-11-06 Recall of Two Lots of Lisinopril 10 mg Lisinopril FDA
2008-11-10 Recall on Several Lots of Propafenone 150 mg, 225 mg, and 300 mg Tablets Propafenone Manufacturer
2008-11-10 Recommendations for Antiplatelet Therapy (Aspirin, Clopidogrel, or Ticlopdipine) Ticlopidine MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 Recommendations for Antiplatelet Therapy (Aspirin, Clopidogrel, or Ticlopdipine) Clopidogrel MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 Recommendations for Antiplatelet Therapy (Aspirin, Clopidogrel, or Ticlopdipine) Aspirin MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy May Be Associated with Heartburn Estrogens Conjugated MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy May Be Associated with Heartburn Estradiol MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy May Be Associated with Heartburn Raloxifene MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy May Be Associated with Heartburn Tamoxifen MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 New Safety Information about Long-term Use of Ipratropium (Atrovent) for COPD Ipratropium MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 New Safety Information about Long-term Use of Ipratropium for COPD Albuterol Sulfate with Ipratropium Bromide MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 Cholesterol-lowering Medications May Increase Risk of Confusion After Surgery Atorvastatin MediGuard CRT
2008-11-10 Cholesterol-lowering Medications May Increase Risk of Confusion After Surgery Simvastatin MediGuard CRT