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When Should You Ask Your Doctor about Switching to a Different Medication?

by Staff Blogger | November 17th, 2020

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, we know all too well that pharmacy shelves are still full of potentially dangerous medications. But as with all medical treatments, patients and their doctors must weigh the pros and cons with each medication that they take. Even medications with severe side effects may be necessary to save patients’ lives,

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The FDA Frequently Reports on Food Recalls, Too

by Staff Blogger | November 10th, 2020

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, it’s our job to help people who have been hurt by defective manufacturers. In many cases, those defective drugs already have been or will be recalled by their manufacturers. When that happens, the recalls are often recommended and/or announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). But as the

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Type 2 Diabetes Drug Recalled Due to Contamination

by Staff Blogger | November 3rd, 2020

On Nov. 2, 2020, Nostrum Laboratories, Inc., announced that it has recalled two lots of its Type 2 diabetes drug Metformin due to it containing high levels of NDMA, a possible human carcinogen. The affected lots include Metformin HCI Extended Release Tablets, USP 750 mg, with lot numbers MET200101 and MET200301. Both lots have an

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Guys: Covering Up Your Grey Could Put Your Health at Risk!

by Staff Blogger | October 27th, 2020

For men who want to look younger, hair dye is an essential product. But its drawbacks may be much greater than just the hassle of frequent applications. In early 2019, a Florida man sued the manufacturer of Just For Men hair dye after he claimed that using product on his beard caused permanent scarring on

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