We’ve all heard stories of someone being prescribed the wrong medicine, or the wrong dose, with devastating consequences. Now, a warning has been issued for pet owners. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said these deadly mistakes are also being made with pet prescriptions.
Key West may soon be inundated with hundreds of thousands of pesky mosquitoes but their release would actually be for a good cuase.
As many parents know, getting your child to sleep can sometimes be a monumental task. Now, more and more parents are turning to a supplement called melatonin to get their children to fall asleep at night.
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled dozens of lots of its generic version of cholesterol drug Lipitor because some may contain tiny glass particles, the latest in a string of manufacturing deficiencies that once led U.S. regulators to bar imports of the Indian company’s medicines.
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. is recalling more than 40 lots of atorvastatin pills — the generic version of the popular statin Lipitor — over possible glass contamination.
A narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.
Another case of fungal meningitis stemming from a tainted steroid shot has been confirmed in Florida.
Another case of fungal meningitis stemming from a contaminated drug has been confirmed in Florida.
For the second time since June, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new prescription diet drug.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical’s anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade.