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FDA Medwatch Alert: CLINIMIX and CLINIMIX E Injection/Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter in Products

Posted 6 Jan 2014 by

ISSUE: Baxter International and FDA notified health professionals and their medical care organizations of a voluntary recall in the United States of two lots of CLINIMIX and one lot of CLINIMIX E Injection parenteral nutrition products due to complaints of particulate matter found in the products. The affected product codes are 2B7729 (lot P287045, exp 06/14), 2B7717 (lot P275883, exp 10/13) and 2B7709 (lot P28512, exp 05/14). The affected lots were distributed to customers between May 2012 and October 2013. If infused, particulate matter may result in blockages of blood vessels, which can result in stroke, heart attack, or damage to other organs such as the kidney or liver. There is also the possibility of allergic reactions, local irritation, and inflammation in tissues and organs. BACKGROUND: CLINIMIX (Amino Acid in Dextrose) Injection and CLINIMIX E (Amino Acid with Electrolytes in ... Read more

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FDA Medwatch Alert: Meds IV Pharmacy, IV Compounded Products Recall: Outbreak of Serratia Marcescens Bacteremia in Alabama Hospitals

Posted 16 Apr 2011 by

ISSUE: The Alabama Department of Public Health announced an ongoing investigation of an outbreak of Serratia marcescens bacteremia in six Alabama hospitals. On March 16, ADPH was notified that an outbreak had occurred in two of these hospitals among patients receiving TPN (total parenteral nutrition). ADPH is aware of 19 cases in these six hospitals of Serratia marcescens bacteremia related to this outbreak. BACKGROUND: CDC's initial investigation identified TPN produced by a single pharmacy, Meds IV, as a potential common source and has determined that these hospitals received TPN from this pharmacy. At this time, Meds IV recalled all of its IV compounded products. RECOMMENDATION: Remove the recalled products from Meds IV Pharmacy from shelves. Refer to the Press Release for a complete list of affected products. Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse ... Read more

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