Several lots of infant liquid ibuprofen are being recalled due to the bottles potentially containing higher concentrations of ibuprofen. Monmouth Junction, New Jersey-based Tris Pharma said the voluntary recall covers 0.5-ounce bottles of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 MG per 1.25 mL, sold at Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar. The medication [...]
More than 100 cases of measles have been diagnosed this year in 21 states and the District of Columbia, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. Measles is a contagious virus that spreads through the air via coughing and sneezing. Symptoms such as high fever, rash all over the body, stuffy [...]
Apotex: Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray USP 50 mcg Per Spray 120 Metered Sprays Due to Potential for Small Glass Particles Apotex Corp. is voluntarily recalling one (1) lot of Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray, USP, 50 mcg per spray, 120 Metered Sprays, to the consumer level. The Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray USP 50 mcg [...]
Living with food allergies is not easy! A diagnosis of food allergy is a major adjustment that can have an adverse impact on the whole family’s quality of life. AllergyHome provides excellent and extensive knowledge, experiences and tools to assist you in protecting and empowering your children and community living with food allergies. [...]
Conjunctivitis Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) is the inflammation of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids. Conjunctivitis is the most common cause of red eye. The differential diagnosis for red eye is broad because many ophthalmic conditions masquerade as conjunctivitis. Other common causes include blepharitis, corneal abrasion, [...]
Flu season is in full swing. Our offices are prepared to help you protect your children from the Flu. It is critical that all Floridians get the flu vaccine to protect against infection and help prevent the spread of seasonal flu to others. It is never too late to vaccinate - get your flu shot. [...]
Zika is a virus that can be transmitted primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Zika outbreaks are currently happening in many countries, including parts of the Unites States. In this article we will review basic points of Zika infection including its symptoms, the way that it spreads, the potential implications [...]
Dream on Me Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation, Laceration, and Fall Hazards On May 24, 2011, the Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Dream On Me, Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the Dream On Me Drop-Side Cribs due to potential hazards. The CPSC and Dream On Me are aware of [...]
On April 5th, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Key Baby LLC announced a voluntary recall of about 29,000 Pampers Natural Stages Infant Ortho and Bulb Pacifiers because the 'pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards and pose a choking hazard to young children.' Click here for more details.
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action against companies that manufacture, distribute, or market certain unapproved prescription oral cough, cold, and allergy products. For more information and the full article, please click here.