Qualitest, a subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions, has issued a voluntary nationwide recall for 101 lots of Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets , USP 10 mg/500 mg. Bottles from the affected lots may contain tablets that have a higher dosage of acetaminophen, and as a result, it is possible that consumers could take more than the intended acetaminophen dose.
The problem with getting too much acetaminophen is that it could result in liver toxicity, especially in patients on other acetaminophen containing medications, patients with liver dysfunction, or people who consume more than three alcoholic beverages a day.
The affected lots, were distributed between Feb. 20, 2012 and Nov. 19, 2012 to wholesale distributors and retail pharmacies nationwide. For a list of the lot numbers, see Qualitest's press release .
If you have hydrocodone/acetaminophen tablets from the affected lots, contact Qualitest at 1-800-444-4011. If you are unsure if you have the affected ...
December 28, 1992, marked a new era for Migraine sufferers with FDA approval of injectable Imitrex (sumatriptan). Imitrex was the first Migraine abortive triptan medication, a class of medications that many Migraineurs would come to call “miracle drugs.” Imitrex tablets were approved by the FDA in 1995. Since then, six more triptans have entered the market – Maxalt , Zomig , Amerge , Axert , Frova , and Relpax . Although triptans are a marked improvement over previous treatment options, many Migraineurs have not been fully satisfied with their results. Some do not achieve full relief from triptans, and the recurrence of Migraines within 24 hours of the first dose has been common. With the patents on sumatriptan nearing their expiration, both generics of the current forms – injections, tablets, and nasal spray – and other medications containing sumatriptan are now in development and testing. The results involving Trexima, one such medication that is a com...
Generic Name: NAPROXEN ENTERIC-COATED TABLET - ORAL Pronounced: (nah-PROX-en) Naproxen Oral Uses
Naproxen is used to relieve pain from various conditions
such as headaches, muscle aches, tendonitis, dental pain, and menstrual cramps.
It also reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness caused by arthritis,
bursitis, and gout attacks. This medication is known as a nonsteroidal
anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking your body's production of
certain natural substances that cause inflammation.
If you are treating a chronic condition such as arthritis,
ask your doctor about non-drug treatments and/or using other medications to
treat your pain. See also Warning section.
How To Use Naproxen Oral
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist
before you start using naproxen and each time you get a refill. If you have any
questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Shake the bottle well before each dose. Carefully measure...
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