Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Bausch & Lomb Recalls About 850,000 Tubes of Eye Ointment

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Bausch & Lomb unit has recalled about 850,000 tubes of an eye-care ointment because some tubes contained tiny crystal particles that could injure the cornea.
Bausch & Lomb said  it believed the crystal particles formed when the tubes of Muro 128 ointment were exposed to freezing temperatures during shipments last winter.


Pfizer recalling 221,000 bottles of Pristiq

Here's the link: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/enforcement/enforce_rpt-Product-Tabs.cfm?action=select&recall_number=D-1409-2014&w=07022014&lang=eng

For the second time in recent months, Pfizer has recalled hundreds of thousands of bottles of a drug when one was found to contain the wrong tablet. Pfizer says a single 100 mg tablet of Pristiq Extended Release was found in a 50 mg bottle but the drugmaker is taking no chances and is recalling four lots of the the antidepressant drug.

Testosterone Use Doesn't Increase Heart Risk, Study Finds

The findings, which were published July 2 in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy, found that testosterone therapy was not linked with any increased risk for heart attack. In fact, men at greater risk for heart problems who used testosterone actually had a lower rate of heart attacks than similar men who did not receive this treatment, the researchers said.