The use of diet shakes for weight loss is a trend that is picking up year after year. Individuals who want to lose weight prefer diet supplements since they offer significant weight loss results within a short period of time. But are diet shakes effective? Do they have disadvantages? To understand this below is a
Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy ISSUE: MBI Distributing, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir, within expiry, to the consumer level. The drug products have been found to be manufactured with a lack of adequate controls.
Audience: Consumer ISSUE: Lake Michigan Distilling Company, LLC of La Porte, Indiana, doing business as Ethanol Extraction, is recalling its 95% Ethyl Alcohol product (“Product”) because of possible contamination with methanol, a highly toxic type of alcohol that can cause serious and sometimes fatal damage if ingested by humans or animals. Recall of the Product
Audience: Pediatrics, Dentistry, Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy ISSUE: The FDA is warning that over-the-counter (OTC) oral drug products containing benzocaine should not be used to treat infants and children younger than 2 years. We are also warning that benzocaine oral drug products should only be used in adults and children 2 years and older if
Audience: Patient, Pharmacy, Health Professional ISSUE: Allergan recently identified, through a physician report, that four placebo capsules were placed out of order in a sample pack of Taytulla and the first four days of therapy had four non-hormonal placebo capsules instead of active capsules. As a result of this packaging error, oral contraceptive capsules, that
Audience: Patient, Pharmacy, Health Professional ISSUE: The Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray 50 mcg per spray 120 Metered Sprays has been found to contain small glass particles. The glass particles could block the actuator and impact the functionality of the pump. The issue was discovered through a customer complaint. There is a potential for patients to
For some working out is a chore or necessary pain so they can look, feel, and perform better. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, it shouldn’t be that way. You will get better results by improving your workout inexperience. Why? Because you will push yourself harder and not skip workouts.
It is said that “Necessity is the mother of invention.” I’m unclear about the conditions that necessitated the invention of baseball, but I’m grateful for it, nonetheless. Not everyone enjoys the game; it’s more conducive for a snooze than a foaming fan frenzy; there’s even an inning dedicated to stretching. Nevertheless, here
Audience: Pain Management, Pharmacy, Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, HealthProfessional ISSUE: Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling lots 72680LL and 76510LL of Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection, USP, 0.4 mg/mL, 1 mL in 2.5 mL, Carpuject Single-use cartridge syringe system (NDC 0409-1782-69), to the hospital/institution level due to the potential presence of embedded and loose particulate matter
“But I can lift way more than this, coach!” I have heard this phrase more times than I can count while coaching 8-14-year-olds in small and large group settings. Every single youth athlete, at some point, gets it in their head that the coach is trying to hold them back and doesn’t realize that