Homeopathic Teething Tablets and Gels: FDA Warning - Risk to Infants and Children(posted 9/30/2016)The FDA is warning consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a risk to infants and children.
The labels also include warnings about the risks of peripheral neuropathy and central nervous system effects.
Other serious risks associated with fluoroquinolones are described in the labels, such as cardiac, dermatologic, and hypersensitivity reactions.
The 50mm 0.2 micron filter is a bacteria and particulate filter for aqueous solutions used during the compounding of solutions.
The lots being recalled were distributed to customers and distributors globally between August 22, 2013 and June 20, 2016.
Homeopathic teething tablets and gels are distributed by CVS, Hylands, and possibly others, and are sold in retail stores and online.
The FDA recommends that consumers stop using these products and dispose of any in their possession.
announced today it is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of 50mm 0.2 micron filters (product code H93835, expiration 6/27/2016 6/27/2019) due to the potential for a missing filter support membrane and for potential presence of particulate matter.
These issues are associated with a component manufactured by an external supplier, and were identified prior to patient involvement as a result of complaints from customers at compounding facilities.
Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP by Hospira: Recall - Particulate Matter in Vial(posted 1/25/2017)Hospira, Inc.
is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP (NDC: 0409-6510-01, Lot 591053A, Expiry Date 1NOV2017), to the hospital/retail level due to a confirmed customer report for the presence of particulate matter within a single vial.
Homeopathic teething tablets and gels have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for safety or efficacy.