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ISSUE: FDA is warning the public that the anti-seizure drug Onfi (clobazam) can cause rare but serious skin reactions that can result in permanent harm and death. FDA approved changes to the Onfi drug label and the patient Medication Guide to describe the risk of these serious skin reactions.
- Nov 01 Fri 2013 07:58
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced approval of changes to labeling for the antiseizure medication ezogabine (Potiga, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International) to underline previously reported risks for retinal abnormalities, potential vision loss, and skin discoloration, all of which may become permanent.
- Aug 16 Fri 2013 00:45
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating its warning about the antimalarial drug mefloquine hydrochloride to include the risk for neurologic as well as psychiatric adverse events, the agency announced today.
- Jul 27 Sat 2013 07:04
Clinicians should no longer prescribe ketoconazole (Nizoral, Janssen Pharmaceuticals) tablets as a first-line therapy for any fungal infection because of the risk for severe liver injury, adrenal insufficiency, and adverse drug interactions, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today.
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- May 14 Mon 2012 05:18
Scientists are reporting a possible link between the use of sunscreen containing a certain ingredient that mimics the effects of the female sex hormone estrogen and an increased risk of being diagnosed with endometriosis, a painful condition in which uterine tissue grows outside the uterus.
- May 13 Sun 2012 05:17
研究顯示，粒子越小的氧化鋅(例如 microfine zinc oxide 或更小的 nano zinc oxide)，越有可能被肌膚吸收，間接影響人體細胞，因此也越不安全。氧化鋅在陽光下，會釋出不穩定的游離基，後者和其他分子結合時會損害細胞。而且氧化鋅被陽光照射時間愈長，對人體細胞損害愈大。但研究員指出，上述理論仍屬初步研究階段，要作更多測試驗證。
As vacationers prepare to spend time outdoors this summer, many of them will pack plenty of sunscreen in hopes it will protect their bodies from overexposure, and possibly from skin cancer. But researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are discovering that sunscreen may not be so safe after all.
- May 05 Sat 2012 05:24
After nearly 13 years of study and intense debate, a pair of new papers from the Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania have confirmed exactly how a once-popular class of anti-inflammatory drugs leads to cardiovascular risk for people taking it.
- May 03 Thu 2012 04:26
The common antibiotic, amoxicillin-clavulanate, may improve small bowel function in children experiencing motility disturbances, according to a study appearing in the June print edition of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition from Nationwide Children's Hospital.