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FDA Medwatch Alert: HCG and Sermorelin by Talon Compounding Pharmacy: Recall - Lack of Sterility Assurance

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Talon Compounding Pharmacy (TCP) voluntarily recalled all lots of lyophilized HCG and sermorelin aseptically compounded and packaged by TCP and that remain within expiry due to FDA concern over a lack of sterility assurance. Administration of a sterile drug product intended to be sterile that is compromised can result in health hazards including risk of serious infection or other ...

Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Posted 3 Apr 2014 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 – Widely used fertility drugs don't seem to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from more than 9,800 American women who were evaluated for infertility between 1965 and 1988 and followed until 2010. During the follow-up period, 749 of the women developed breast cancer. Overall, women who took Clomid (clomiphene ...

Hormones Might Offer Relief From Chronic Pain, Small Study Suggests

Posted 10 Mar 2014 by Drugs.com

SATURDAY, March 8, 2014 – A combination of two hormones might make a difference in reducing suffering in people with chronic pain, according to a small, preliminary study. Seven of 9 patients reported a 30 percent to 40 percent decrease in pain after taking doses of oxytocin and human chorionic gonadotropin, the researchers found. In addition, the level of opioid (narcotic) painkillers needed by ...

IVF, Fertility Drugs Might Boost Autism Risk

Posted 19 May 2010 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, May 19 – Children whose mothers took fertility drugs were almost twice as likely to have autism as other children, new research finds. Being conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF) or born prematurely also seemed to up the risk of autism, according to another study. In the first study, researchers asked 111 women taking part in the Nurses' Health Study II who had a child with an ...

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