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FDA Warns Of Laxatives
2014-01-10 11:28:16

Citing 13 deaths connected to the use of sodium phosphate laxatives, the FDA is cautioning that the constipation-relieving drugs should be used in strict accordance with all directions and warnings.

2008-12-11 13:38:32

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it will add a Boxed Warning to prescription oral sodium phosphate products Visicol and OsmoPrep. The FDA said the action is being taken to warn consumers about the risk of acute phosphate nephropathy -- a type of serious kidney injury.


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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.