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Recall of Single Lot of Dr. Reddy's Fexofenadine 180 mg Tablets
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. has recalled a single lot of Fexofenadine 180 mg tablets. The lot number involved in the recall is lot number C90833. These recalled tablets may be oversized and contain more drug than appropriate. This could result in patients receiving more than the expected dosage of this drug. Fexofenadine is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and urticaria (hives) and is also known by the brand name Allegra. However, no other lot numbers, strengths, or brands of Fexofenadine were affected by this recall. For more information please visit: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125430875357452197.html?mod=googlenews_wsj#articleTabs%3Darticle
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Recall of Single Lot of Dr. Reddy's Pravastatin 10 mg Tablets
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. has recalled a single lot of Pravastatin 10 mg tablets. The lot number involved in the recall is lot number C92476. These recalled tablets may be oversized and contain more drug than appropriate. This could result in patients receiving more than the expected dosage of this drug. Pravastatin is used to reduce cholesterol and to reduce cardiovascular risk. Pravastatin is also known by the brand name Pravachol. However, no other lot numbers, strengths, or brands of Pravastatin were affected by this recall. For more information please visit: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125430875357452197.html?mod=googlenews_wsj#articleTabs%3Darticle
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2009-09-30 Recall of Single Lot of Dr. Reddy's Fexofenadine 180 mg Tablets Fexofenadine Manufacturer
2009-09-30 Recall of Single Lot of Dr. Reddy's Pravastatin 10 mg Tablets Pravastatin Manufacturer
2009-09-30 Recall of Single Lot of Dr. Reddy's Risperidone (plain) 25 mg Tablets Risperidone Manufacturer
2009-09-28 FDA Early Communication About Ongoing Safety Review of Exjade Deferasirox FDA
2009-09-25 Voluntary Recall of Several Children's and Infants' Tylenol Products Acetaminophen Manufacturer
2009-09-25 Tamiflu (oseltamivir) for Oral Suspension: Potential Medication Errors Oseltamivir FDA
2009-09-25 New Information About Reports of Acute Pancreatitis in Patients Using Sitagliptan (Januvia, Janumet) Sitagliptin FDA
2009-09-25 New Information About Reports of Acute Pancreatitis in Patients Using Sitagliptan (Januvia, Janumet) Metformin and Sitagliptin FDA
2009-09-17 FDA Requires Black Box Warning for Injection Form of Promethazine Promethazine FDA
2009-09-17 Update on Risk of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) in Tysabri Patients Natalizumab FDA
2009-09-17 Several Lots of Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 0.083% Reported Stolen Albuterol Manufacturer
2009-09-17 Three Lots of Ipratropium Bromide Inhalation Solution, 0.02% Reported Stolen Ipratropium Manufacturer
2009-09-16 Low-Dose Aspirin For Prevention Has Fewer Side Effects Than Higher Doses of Aspirin Clopidogrel MediGuard CRT
2009-09-16 Low-Dose Aspirin For Prevention Has Fewer Side Effects Than Higher Doses of Aspirin Ticlopidine MediGuard CRT
2009-09-16 Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) in Healthy Patients May Cause Rebound Heartburn Symptoms Omeprazole MediGuard CRT
2009-09-16 Study Supports Link Between Pitavastatin MediGuard CRT
2009-09-14 Thiazolidinediones Associated with Increased Risk of Fractures Glimepiride and Rosiglitazone MediGuard CRT
2009-09-14 Important Information About Digoxin (Lanoxin) Digoxin MediGuard CRT
2009-09-04 Safety Information Added to the Myfortic Prescribing Information Mycophenolic Acid Manufacturer
2009-08-28 Rivistigmine (Exelon) Linked to Increased Risk of Fainting and Low Heart Rate Exelon MediGuard CRT
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