Dangerous Drug Recalls, Lawsuits, Settlements & News
Onglyza (saxagliptin) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2009 as a DPP-4 inhibitor created by AstraZeneca to combat the effects of type 2 diabetes.
Onglyza (saxagliptin) was designed by AstraZeneca to help control blood sugar in those who suffer from type 2 diabetes and was approved for this use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2009.
Developed by AstraZeneca and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2009, Onglyza (saxagliptin) was designed to control blood sugar in those suffering from type two diabetes.
While hailed as an effective drug-class to combat type 2 diabetes, the FDA has discovered that many DPP-4 inhibitors, including Onglyza, can often heighten the risk of consumers getting a heart attack
A drug manufacturer is recalling bottles of one of its products because of a labeling error that provided people with pills that are double the expected dose, according to NJ.com. C.O. Truxton, Inc. has issued a nationwide recall for bottles of its 15 mg Phenobarbital tablets because they may actually contain 30 mg tablets. The […]
Defective Device Recalls, Lawsuits, Settlements & News
A list of the 22 largest settlements reached between the United States Department of Justice and pharmaceutical companies from 1991 to 2013, ordered by the size of the total settlement.
Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer company that makes Mylan’s EpiPen injector, has issued a nationwide, voluntary recall including the children’s version, EpiPen Jr, according to USA Today. “The potential defect could make the device difficult to activate in an emergency (failure to activate or increased force needed to activate) and have significant health consequences for […]
GlaxoSmithKline, a major British drug maker, is recalling more than 593,000 asthma inhalers from U.S. hospitals, pharmacies, retailers and wholesalers after receiving a number of complaints about leakage and packaging, according to Fox News. GSK said there are concerns that the Ventolin asthma inhaler may deliver fewer doses of the medicine than indicated, Reuters reported. […]
Maquet is a medical device company that manufactures the Maquet HCU Heater-Cooler System — a controversial device that has recently been linked to harmful bacteria. Heater-cooler systems are used during open-heart surgery and other medical procedures to warm or cool patients as necessary. The heater-cooler devices feature water tanks that transport temperature-controlled water to external […]
Cincinnati Sub-Zero is a medical device company that manufactures the Cincinnati Sub-Zero Hemotherm Heater-Cooler System — a controversial device that has recently been linked to harmful bacteria. Heater-cooler systems are used during open-heart surgery and other medical procedures to warm or cool patients as necessary. The heater-cooler devices feature water tanks that transport temperature-controlled water […]
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