Tag: Drugs

Dec 02 2018

List of blood pressure drugs (amlodipine and valsartan) under recall added November 2018: Mylan, Teva – OregonLive

By The Oregonian/OregonLive | Posted December 01, 2018 at 10:49 AM In November, two more pharmaceutical companies joined a voluntary recall of several drug products containing valsartan, which is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. The Federal Drug Administration reports the recall is because of an impurity, N-nitroso-diethylamine (NDEA), found in the […]

Nov 10 2018

With better drugs for high cholesterol, doctors become more ambitious with their treatment goals

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Oct 27 2018

Deaths from prescription drugs, fentanyl continue to rise in San Diego

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Oct 22 2018

Antipsychotic Drugs Don't Ease ICU Delirium Or Dementia

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Oct 15 2018

Unapproved, Sometimes Dangerous Drugs Found In Dietary Supplements

The research concluded the drug sold as Viagra was often found in adulterated supplements. Despite what consumers may think, the supplements are actually regulated as food and therefore not subject to premarket safety and effectiveness testing imposed on pharmaceuticals. San Francisco Chronicle: Those Dietary Supplements You’re Taking May Be Contaminated, Study Shows Nearly 800 dietary […]

Oct 15 2018

Diet, weight loss and sex supplements are tainted with unapproved drugs, study shows

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Diet, weight loss and sex supplements are tainted with unapproved drugs, study shows  News Item Hundreds of Supplements Spiked with Pharmaceuticals  The Scientist Hundreds of Supplements Are Tainted With Hidden Pharmaceutical Drugs  ScienceAlert Hidden drugs and danger lurk in over-the-counter supplements, study finds  Salon Full coverage Source link

Oct 15 2018

Supplements Often Tainted by Hidden Drugs

By Pat Anson, PNN Editor Hundreds of dietary supplements – including some marketed to relieve joint and muscle pain – are tainted with pharmaceutical drugs, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open.   Researchers with the California Department of Public Health looked at 746 supplements that the Food and Drug Administration found […]

Oct 13 2018

FDA Calls Out Vaping Company for Putting Erectile Dysfunction Drugs in Its Products

The Food and Drug Administration called out an e-cigarette company Thursday over concerns that its products contain unapproved drugs meant to treat erectile dysfunction. The FDA said the China-based HelloCig Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. has 15 days to respond to the charge that two of their e-liquid products sold in the U.S. contain unapproved drugs […]

Oct 12 2018

What's Actually in Your Dietary Supplements? Maybe Drugs, Study Says

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Oct 12 2018

Some dietary supplements contain potentially harmful drugs

(Reuters Health) – Potentially harmful pharmaceuticals not listed on product labels were found in more than 700 over-the-counter dietary supplements, researchers report. The pharmaceuticals, which were found in so-called natural products, were most likely to appear in supplements marketed as weight loss aids, muscle builders and male libido enhancers, according to the report published in […]