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What Causes Impurities to End Up in Pharmaceutical Products?

by Staff Blogger | May 19th, 2020

Recently, two common types of medications were involved in major recalls: blood pressure medications and heartburn medications. Both types of drugs were recalled by their manufacturers due to the presence of potential cancer-causing impurities. The thought of impurities being in anything you ingest can be disturbing. We’re hardwired to avoid dirty, stagnate water and food

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FDA Announces Recall of Hair Loss Medication

by Staff Blogger | May 12th, 2020

According to a statement published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on May 11, 2020, 1 lot of Finasteride Plus 1.25 mg, a medication designed to treat hair loss, is being recalled by its manufacturer MasterPharm, LLC. The recall is due to the medication containing undeclared amounts of minoxidil, which exceed those found in

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Where Can You Learn About Drug Recalls?

by Staff Blogger | May 5th, 2020

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, it’s our job to help people harmed by defective and recalled medications get the compensation they deserve. But our years of experience has taught us that many patients aren’t aware that their medications have been recalled until it’s too late. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for drug recalls to be underreported,

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3 Eye-Opening Statistics about Prescription Medications

by Staff Blogger | April 28th, 2020

Think of a health condition, disease, or illness. Chances are, whatever you came up with, no matter how obscure it is, there’s a prescription medication designed to treat it. The pharmaceutical industry is big, big business, both in America and worldwide. Prescription drugs treat conditions ranging from common colds and muscle aches to cancer and

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