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Update Alert – Zecuity Pulled From Shelves

The FDA is investigating the risk of patients suffering serious burns and permanent scarring after using the Zecuity patch. Teva Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of Zecuity, has temporarily suspended sales of this patch, used to relieve migraine headaches. The Zecuity Patch has been causing burns and scarring on patients using the patch. Teva will be investigating …

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FDA Issues Safety Warning for Zecuity Migraine Patch, Warns of Burn and Scar Risk

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that a medical device used to treat migraine headaches may cause serious injuries. The Zecuity Patch uses the drug sumatriptan to treat the symptoms of acute migraine headaches. The patch is designed to be worn on the thigh or upper arm for periods of up to …

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Acetaminophen Drug Injuries Prompt FDA to Issue Dosage Warnings

January 30, 2014 Advancements in the field of medicine has supplied us with the drugs we need to treat a variety of ailments. But some of these medications can have serious side effects when not used properly. The North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers with HensonFuerst point out the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has …

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Celexa Can Cause Heart Abnormalities

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued safety information about popular antidepressant medication Celexa (generic name: citalopram hydrobromide). Celexa is in the class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which make more of the brain chemical serotonin available to brain cells. In August 2011, the FDA issued a Drug Safety …

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Best Ways to Lower the Chance of SIDS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) weighed in today about baby products that claim to protect babies from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome , or SIDS. SIDS is every new parent’s worst fear—an unexplainable, mysterious disorder that causes the sudden death of children under age 1. Manufacturers have been trying to cash in on that …

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