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Consumer advocacy group seeks to ban birth control patch due to drug injury risk

by fpw | May 15th, 2008

May 15, 2008 USA Today reported that Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy group, is calling for the ban of Ortho Evra birth control patch due to increased risks for drug injuries such as fatal blood clots. Public Citizen claims that the patch exposes women to larger amounts of estrogen which can cause potential drug injuries.

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Chantix still recommended despite risk for drug injury

by fpw | May 13th, 2008

May 13, 2008 USA Today reports that the anti-smoking drug Chantix is still recommended by the government despite the risk for drug injury. Though the drug has been recently linked to drug injuries such as depression and suicidal behavior, it is still being recommended to patients who want to quit smoking. The government’s guidelines for

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FDA detects risk for drug injuries in Total Body and Total Body Mega Formula

by fpw | May 9th, 2008

May 8, 2008 The FDA has completed its evaluation of certain flavors of Total Body Formula and Total Body Mega Formula and has detected risks for drug injuries. The FDA reported that Total Body Formula in Tropical Orange and Peach Nectar flavors and Total Body Mega Formula in Orange/Tangerine flavor contain hazardous amounts of selenium

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KFC recalls dessert due to potential defective product injury to allergy sufferers

by fpw | April 24th, 2008

April 24, 2008 The FDA reported that Kentucky Fried Chicken has recalled one its desserts due to mislabeling and the risk for defective product injury to patients who suffer from food allergies. KFC’s Double Chocolate Chip Cakes have been nationally recalled for potential defective product injuries because the product may contain amounts of egg, wheat,

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