Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expands Yet Again

In September 2019, the ongoing blood pressure medication recall that has made headlines this year expanded once again.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is expanding the recall of blood pressure medications at the consumer level. According to the FDA, several batches of Losartan...

Massive Dry Eye Medication Recall Causes Shortages

One after another, eye drop manufacturers have announced a medication recall for drops used to treat dry eye.  It started with a recall of generic brands and quickly spread to the name brands.  At this point, experts are calling on manufacturers who have NOT recalled their eye drops to speak...

Boxed Warning Alert for Certain Insomnia Medications

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week that certain insomnia medications will now feature a boxed warning.   The FDA uses this type of warning, also known as a black box warning, on the label of prescription drugs to call attention to serious or life-threatening risks.  The “black...

Losartan Recall: More Blood Pressure Drugs Pulled from Shelves

Patients with high blood pressure can expect a more severe shortage of the medications they take to manage their condition.  Last week, Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.  announced an expansion to the already gigantic losartan recall currently in place. Drug and Device Watch details the initial cause of the losartan recall in...