DRUG RECALLS: MARCH 2009


MARCH 2009: GASTROINTESTINAL DRUG REGLAN (METOCLOPRAMIDE) CAUSED VERY SERIOUS NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER CALL "TARDIVE DYSKINESIA"(TONGUE, MOUTH, JAW DISORDER)

MARCH 2009: DURAGESIC FENTANYL PATCHES RECALLED DUE TO DEFECTS AND REPORTS OF OVERDOSING AND DEATH.

MARCH 2009: ZELNORM-A DRUG USED FOR SHORT TERM TREATMENT OF WOMEN WITH IRRITABLE BOWL SYNDROME WITH CONSTIPATION WAS REMOVED FROM MARKET BECAUSE IT CAUSED SERIOUS ANGINA, HEART ATTACKS, AND STROKE.