Thyroid medications recalled over ingredient issue

Thyroid medications recalled over ingredient issue

Westminster Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall for two thyroid medications because of potential problems with an ingredient. The Food and Drug Administration said earlier this month that Levothyroxine and Liothyronine tablets in does of 15 mcg, 30 mcg, 60 mcg, 90 mcg and 120 mcg are being recalled as a precaution. According to the FDA, “These products are being […]

FDA recalls thyroid medication

FDA recalls thyroid medication

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall for a thyroid medication made by a Chinese manufacturer because of potential problems with an ingredient. In the Aug. 9 statement, the FDA said Levothyroxine and Liothyronine 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg, and 120 mg thyroid tablets are being recalled as a precaution. […]

FDA recalls thyroid medications made in China

FDA recalls thyroid medications made in China

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall for two thyroid medications made by a Chinese manufacturer because of potential problems with an ingredient. In the Aug. 9 statement, the FDA said Levothyroxine and Liothyronine 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg, and 120 mg thyroid tablets are being recalled as a precaution. […]

Camber Pharmaceuticals recalls Valsartan tablets

Camber Pharmaceuticals recalls Valsartan tablets

Camber Pharmaceuticals is recalling Valsartan tablets, USP, in 40-mg, 80-mg, 160-mg and 320-mg doses. Trace Amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine impurity were found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen (a substance that could cause cancer). The company has not received any reports of adverse events to date related to […]

United States Generic Drugs Market will exceed USD 210 Billion by 2024

United States Generic Drugs Market will exceed USD 210 Billion by 2024

“United States Generic Drugs Market is anticipated to be more than USD 210 Billion by the year 2024.” Renub Research report titled “United States Generic Drugs Market, By Therapeutic Application [Central Nervous System (CNS), Cardiovascular, Dermatology, Genitourinary (GU)/Harmonal Drugs, Respiratory, Anti-infective, Oncology & Others], Companies (Teva, Mylan N.V., Sandoz, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Lupin Limited, Dr Reddy’s, […]

Hyderabad: Import of valsartan into country stopped

Hyderabad: Import of valsartan into country stopped

Hyderabad: Bulk drug companies in Hyderabad have been notified by the Drug Controller in Telangana against procuring active ingredients for the chemical valsartan from China.  The import of this drug is being stopped at all the ports across the country and drug controllers have been asked to check the chemicals which are being imported into India. […]

CDER Warns Four Manufacturers From India, China and Canada

CDER Warns Four Manufacturers From India, China and Canada

The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) on Tuesday released four warning letters sent to prescription drug, active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and over-the-counter (OTC) drug manufacturers in China, India and Canada. Outlined below are the violations and FDA’s comments, with links to the warning letters in the sub-headings. […]

Heart,pressure meds recall: Red flags raised a year ago

Heart,pressure meds recall: Red flags raised a year ago

The Washington Post has reported that a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspector raised concerns with the Chinese manufacturer of a widely used heart drug more than a year before it was recalled for containing a probable cancer-causing chemical. Reporter Anna Edney said During an inspection in May 2017, it was found that the company, […]

Lexaira Bioscience demonstrates high bioavailability in CBD platform

Lexaira Bioscience demonstrates high bioavailability in CBD platform

The results of a trial​ examining absorption levels from the cannabidiol (CBD) DehydraTECH platform suggested a five- to ten-fold increase in CBD bioavailability compared to positive control capsules. DehydraTECH is a drug delivery platform designed to assist with the body’s utilization of lipophilic molecules. According to Chris Bunka, CEO of Lexaira, the platform combines cannabinoids […]

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