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FDA: errors with drug labels

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By Tim Sandle
Posted Sep 17, 2012 in Health
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued their monthly overview of drug label errors.
The following drugs required modifications to be made due to errors:
Aplenzin (Bupropion Hydrobromide)
Atrovent HFA (Ipratropium Bromide HFA)
Avelox (Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride)
Bactrim (Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim)
Capoten (Captopril)
Coartem (Artemether/Lumefantrine)
Complera (Emtricitabine, Rilpivirine, Tenofovir
Diovan (Valsartan)Bactrim DS (Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim)
Diovan HCT (Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide)
Disoproxil Fumarate)
Edurant (Rilpivirine)
Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide)
Intelence (Etravirine)
Invega Sustenna (Paliperidone Palmitrate)
Isentress (Raltegravir)
Lamictal (Lamotrigine) and Lamictal XR (Lamotrigine)
Leustatin (Cladribine)
Lovaza (Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters)
Lucentis (Ranibizumab)
Mirapex (Pramipexole Dihydrochloride) and Mirapex ER (Pramipexole Dihydrochloride)
Moviprep (PEG-3350, Sodium Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Ascorbate and Ascorbic Acid)
Neoral Soft Gelatin (Cyclosporine)
Neoral oral Solution (Cyclosporine)
Nexavar (Sorafenib)
Optison (Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres Injectable Suspension, USP)
Ortho Evra (Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol)
Oxaliplatin (Oxaliplatin)
Revatio (Sildenafil)
Sanctura XR (Trospium Chloride)
Sandimmune (Cyclosporine, USP)
Selzentry (Maraviroc)
Strattera (Atomoxetine Hydrochloride)
Sustiva (Efavirenz)
Toviaz (Fesoterodine Fumarate)
Tradjenta (Linagliptin)
Trobicin (Spectinomycin)
Ultane and Ultane NovaPlus (Sevoflurane)
Vectibix (Panitumumab)
Viread (Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
For more details, see FDA Medwatch.

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