MedWatch Safety Alerts
GE Healthcare, LLC, Single-Width Airway Modules (E-MiniC) and Accessories and Extension Modules (N-FC, N-FCREC): Class I Recall - CO2 Detector May Fail Leading to Injury
Physicians may make decisions based on incorrect values which could lead to permanent, irreversible impairment or life-threatening changes in patients.
Advocate Redi-Code+ Blood Glucose Test Strips by Diabetic Supply of Suncoast: Recall- Labeling Error
UPDATED 07/22/2014. Recall classified as Class I. Delayed or inappropriate treatment of hyperglycemic or hypoglycemic states due to missed/delayed detection could lead to serious health consequences, including death.
Failure to receive the proper dose of oxcarbazepine could increase the chances of patients having a seizure and inadvertent consumption of ibuprofen may cause adverse reactions.
Sterile Drug Products by Downing Labs (aka NuVision Pharmacy): Drug Alert - Lack of Sterility Assurance
Administration of a non-sterile drug product intended to be sterile may result in serious and potentially life-threatening infections or death
If infused, the presence of particulate foreign matter may elicit inflammatory and allergic responses, both chronic and acute, and may be life threatening.
UPDATED 07/23/2014. Administration of a non-sterile drug product intended to be sterile may result in serious and potentially life-threatening infections or death.
Hospira Lactated Ringer's And 5% Dextrose Injection, 1000 ML, Flexible Containers: Recall (One Lot) - Mold Contamination
Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of One Lot. Intravenous administration of a non-sterile product can result in infections that may be life-threatening, and may result in prolonged hospitalization or organ failure.