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Alka-Seltzer Plus Products: Recall - Ingredients on Front Sticker May Not Match Product in Carton

Consumers may ingest a product to which they may have an allergy or anaphylactic reaction, an ingredient which may be contraindicated for their condition or they intend to otherwise avoid, with potential for serious health consequences.

Compounded Glutamine, Arginine, and Carnitine Product for Injection by United Pharmacy: Compounding Risk Alert - FDA Investigates Two Adverse Events

UPDATED 03/16/2017. Glutamine in United Pharmacy’s compounded GAC 10/100/200 mg/mL product for injection is degrading before the beyond-use date (BUD) of 6 months specified on the product label.

Neurovascular Embolization Coils: Healthcare Provider Letter - Potential for Increased Image Artifact When Using Magnetic Resonance Angiography For Follow-Up

Reduced quality of MRA image from increased artifact can result in inaccurate clinical diagnoses (e.g., occlusion status) and subsequent inappropriate medical decisions.

Kratom-containing Powder Products by PDX Aromatics: Recall - Potential for Contamination with Salmonella

Salmonella contamination can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection 40mg, 125mg, and 1g by Sagent Pharmaceuticals: Recall - High Out of Specification Impurity Results

An elevated impurity has the potential to decrease effectiveness of the product in patients. Posted: 03/06/2018

Hydromorphone HCL Injection USP by Hospira: Recall - Potential For Empty Or Cracked Glass Vials

Use of or exposure to cracked units may be associated with adverse events such as sharps injury to healthcare professionals.

Compounded Drug Products from Cantrell Drug Company: FDA Warning - Serious Deficiencies in Quality and Sterility Assurance

Administration of contaminated or otherwise poor quality drug products can result in serious and life-threatening injury or death.

Bella Diet Capsules by Bella All Natural: Recall - Presence of Sibutramine

Sibutramine and its active metabolites substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present significant health risks including heart attack, arrhythmia, and stroke.

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy with Defibrillation (CRT-Ds) and Implantable Cardiovert-Defibrillators (ICDs) by Medtronic: Class I Recall- Manufacturing Error Preventing Electrical Shock Delivery

Delay or inability to deliver a shock to a patient in cardiac arrest or pace a patient’s heart whose heartbeat is too slow could result in serious injury and/or death.