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FDA issues list of mislabelled medicines

By Tim Sandle
Posted May 17, 2013 in Health
A regular feature on the Digital Journal is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) list of medicines that have been notified to the agency due to mislabelling, faulty cartons or incorrect instruction leaflets.
The FDA has produced their latest list via their Medwatch service.
The following drugs had modifications to the CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS sections:
Actonel (Risedronate Sodium)
Actonel with Calcium (Risedronate Sodium with Calcium Carbonate)
Actemra (Tocilizumab)
Ambien (Zolpidem Tartrate)
Ambien CR (Zolpidem Tartrate)
Amrix (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride)
Atacand (Candesartan Cilexetil)
Atacand HCT (Candesartan Cilexetil/Hydrodchlorothiazide)
Atelvia (Risedronate Sodium)
Atripla (Efavirenz, Emtricitabine, Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
Binosto (Alendronate Sodium)
Boniva (Ibandronate Sodium)
Coartem (Artemether/Lumefantrine)
Cogentin (Benztropine Mesylate)
Didronel (Itidronate Disodium)
Dificid (Fidaxomicin)
Edluar (Zolpidem Tartrate)
Emtriva (Emtricitabine)
Flexeril (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride)
Fosamax (Alendronate Sodium)
Fosamax Plus D (Alendronate Sodium/Cholecalciferol)
Incivek (Telaprevir)
Jalyn (Dutasteride and Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
Juxtapid (Lomitapide)
Nulojix (Belatacept)
Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate)
Qualaquin (Quinine Sulfate)
Rebif (Interferon Beta-1a)
Samsca (Tolvaptan)
Seroquel (Quetiapine Fumarate)
Seroquel XR (Quetiapine fumarate)
Simponi (Golimumab)
Supprelin LA (Histrelin Acetate)
Victozo (Liraglutide [rDNA orgin])
Viread (Tenofovir Disoprixil Fumarate)
For further details, see the FDA Medwatch.

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