Black Box Warning – The Strongest Consumer Warning FDA Can Issue

 

What is a Black Box Warning Label? If your prescription medication or medical device carries a boxed warning or “black box warning” label, you may be wondering how this differs from other medication warning labels. Black box warning label Read More »

Addiction to Opioids Epidemic Fueled by $46M in Payouts to Physicians?

 

American Physicians Get Rich Off Patients’ Addiction to Opioids According to a study released in the American Journal of Public Health earlier this month, 68,177 American physicians received payouts totaling more than $46 million from prescript Read More »

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga Safety Claims Contradict FDA Findings

 

Farxiga Safety Claims Contradicted By FDA  Last month at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 77th Scientific Sessions, AstraZeneca Plc. presented new data supporting the safety and effectiveness of their SLGT-2 inhibitor Farxiga. The dat Read More »

Generic Drugs vs. Name-Brand Drugs – What’s the Difference?

 

What are Generic Drugs? Generic drugs are the bioequivalent of name-brand pharmaceuticals offered at a highly discounted rate. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that all generic products must contain the same active ingredients as their Read More »

Tiger Woods: Prescription Drug Usage and a DUI

 

Tiger Woods was recently arrested near his South Florida residence for driving under the influence (DUI). Since that time, images of Woods’ mug shot have been widely circulated. Information on the arrest detailed Woods’ demeanor included Read More »

Should I Report A Drug Injury or Drug Side Effect?

 

it is imperative that consumers understand that the need to report drug injuries or side effects is great. Reports are a critical way the FDA can detect injuries or side effects early and prevent it from unnecessarily happening to others Read More »

Popcorn Lung in Animal Food Manufacturing – Who is at Risk?

 

Second in our series on workers diagnosed with popcorn lung after exposure to dangerous chemicals in the workplace.   This article talks about workers exposed to diacetly through feed and feed additives for the pet food industry.   Read More »

FAERS: A Questionable Drug Safety Reporting System

 

 According to a report by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), the FDA’s Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is flawed and needs modernization. ISMP’s report is based on the analysis of 847,039 reports gathered over Read More »

FDA Approval Process Called Into Question for Unsafe Practices

 

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently called into question the process by which many medical devices are approved through the FDA. The FDA asked the IOM to review their process for approving “moderate-risk devices” which can inclu Read More »

Filter News

No-Obligation Free Consultation

Contact us by phone at 1-888-508-6752 or email us below.