Sep 21, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first biosimilar to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of vision loss and blindness for seniors.
Sep 17, 2021
Health care providers and patients should not use compounded products marketed as sterile by Greenpark Compounding Pharmacy due to a lack of sterility assurance, the Food and Drug Administration announced.
Sep 13, 2021
Health care providers should immediately stop using and discard all ultrasound gel and lotion products made by Eco-Med Pharmaceutical Inc. due to potential bacterial contamination with Burkholderia cepacia complex, the Food and Drug Administration said in an update.
Aug 27, 2021
Cardinal Health recently recalled about 267 million prefilled saline syringes due to the potential for the plunger to reintroduce air back into the syringe and cause serious adverse outcomes.
Jun 14, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration added sodium citrate tubes used to collect blood specimens to its device shortage list and recommended health care providers only use the tubes when medically necessary, among other conservation strategies.
May 20, 2021
Health care providers should stop using certain syringes and needles with needle safety devices made by Guangdong Haiou Medical Apparatus Co. until further notice due to quality issues, including certain needles detaching from the syringe after injection and other needle safety device failures, the…