MedWatch Safety Alerts
Epidural Corticosteroid Injection: Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Rare But Serious Neurologic Problems
Injection of corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine may result in loss of vision, stroke, paralysis, and death.
Marcaine (Bupivacaine HCI Injection, USP) 0.25 percent, 10 ml, Single-Dose, Preservative-Free Vial: Recall - Visible Particulates
Injected particulate could result in local inflammation, mechanical disruption of tissue or immune response to the particulate.
Use of undeclared sibutramine can lead to increased risk of seizures, heart attacks, arrhythmia and stroke.
Injected particulate matter may result in local inflammation, phlebitis, and/or low level allergic response through mechanical disruption of tissue or immune response to the particulate.
Contains undeclared Sildenafil, which may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.
Risk of local inflammation, and/or mechanical disruption of tissue or immune response to the particulate, and/or a delay in therapy.
CUBICIN (daptomycin for injection) by Cubist Pharmaceuticals: Recall - Presence of Particulate Matter
Potential risk of thromboembolism, pulmonary emboli, phlebitis, mechanical block of the capillaries or arterioles, activation of platelets, subsequent generation of microthrombi, and emboli.