MedWatch Safety Alerts
0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 mL MINI-BAG PLUS Container by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter
Intravenous administration of a solution containing particulate matter may lead to local vein irritation, inflammatory reaction, aggravation of preexisting infections, allergic reactions, and systemic embolization.
Ziprasidone (Marketed as Geodon and Generics): Drug Safety Communication - Rare But Potentially Fatal Skin Reactions
Symptoms may include a rash that can spread to all parts of the body, fever, swollen lymph nodes, and inflammation of organs such as the liver, kidney, lungs, heart, or pancreas.
Dietary Supplements Containing Live Bacteria or Yeast in Immunocompromised Persons: Warning - Risk of Invasive Fungal Disease
FDA advises practitioners to approach the application of these interventions with caution.
Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Professional Test Strips: Recall - Higher INR when Performed by Central Laboratory
UPDATED 12/09/2014. Expansion of Class I Recall. Significant discrepancy in INR results may lead to a delay in an urgent medical decision
Heart Sync Inc. Multi-function Defibrillation Electrodes: Device Correction - Connector Incompatibility with Philips FR3 and FRx Defibrillator Units
May result in a delay in therapy.
Gel-E Donut and Squishon 2 Products by Children’s Medical Ventures: Recall - Potential Mold Contamination
UPDATED 12/02/2014. Recall classified as Class I. Possibility of fungal infection should patients come in contact with mold.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Rapid Gram Negative Combo Panels: Class I Recall - May Produce Incorrect Results
Using these recalled devices may cause ineffective patient treatment.