DRUG RECALLS: DECEMBER 2009


DECEMBER 2009: PREMPRO HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY CAUSED SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERNS LIKE BREAST CANCER, HEART ATTACK, CARDIAC ARREST, STROKE AND BLOOD CLOTS.

DECEMBER 2009: VOLTAREN GEL (DICLOFENAC SODIUM TOPICAL GEL 1%) CAUSED SEVERE HEPATIC CHANGES, LIVER NECROSIS, JAUNDICE, AND LIVER FAILURE.

DECEMBER 2009: CLEVIPREX (CLEVIDIPINE BUTYRATE) A HYPERTENSION INJECTION HAD PARTICLES THAT COULD REDUCE BLOOD FLOW IN CAPILLARIES.

DECEMBER 2009: TYLENOL ARTHRITIS PAIN CAPLET RECALLED DUE TO UNUSUAL MOLDY, MUSTY LIKE ODOR THAT WAS ASSOCIATED WITH NAUSEA, STOMACH PAIN, VOMITING, DIARRHEA.