Latest US Food and Drug Administration Stories
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that yet another compounding pharmacy, this time in Texas, has been supplying products contaminated with bacterial growths.
Johnson & Johnson announced its Tylenol bottles will soon have a new warning label on their caps.
A Mexican farm linked to a Cyclospora outbreak in at least two states has reported it has ceased production and shipment of salad mixes to American grocery and restaurant chains.
Just two days after a Texas compounding facility issued a voluntary recall on all lots of sterile medications, the US Food and Drug Administration stepped up its investigation and called for all healthcare providers and patients nationwide to return any sterile products linked to the supplier.
Acetaminophen has been a widely-used source of pain relief and fever reducer for decades. However, the FDA is now warning that acetaminophen use has the potential to cause serious skin disease.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.