The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public health warning on Nov. 14. It highlighted the dangers associated with individuals having silicone injected into their bodies either to help with contouring or other types of body enhancement.
Drugs are not just dangerous when they're defective or not manufactured properly. They can also be dangerous if they are not labeled correctly. Though the drug itself could technically be safe, a mistake on a label can lead to serious issues for those using it.
A Tennessee native has just won a federal lawsuit against a defective drug that was improperly marketed -- although its makers have already vowed to appeal the multi-million dollar verdict.
When you take any type of drug, either prescription or over-the-counter, you hope that it treats your condition in the intended manner.
In some cases, issues with medications taken during pregnancy become clear very quickly. They could result, for example, in a miscarriage.
A recall of dietary supplements and liquid vitamins manufactured by the now-defunct Davie, Florida-based PharmaTech LLC has been issued by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Drug recalls are often very serious matters. Pharmaceutical companies won't issue these recalls based on a simple assumption that something might go wrong. Instead, they are usually issued when there is complete certainty that there is a problem with the drug.
Millions of Americans rely on prescription drugs to live a healthy and comfortable life. But, what if one of those drugs were to be recalled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)? For one, you should immediately stop taking the drug, even if you haven't experienced any side effects. Here are the steps to take if your prescription drug is recalled.
Drugs that come onto the market must be safe for humans to take. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case and recalls are sometimes necessary. When a recall does occur, there are several things that are considered.
There is a lot to think about before you opt in favor of knee replacement surgery. Although this may be something you need to get around better and feel your best, it's imperative that you're familiar with exactly what to expect.