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More Pregnant Women on Blood Pressure Drugs: Study

Posted 11 Sep 2012 by

TUESDAY, Sept. 11 – Growing numbers of pregnant women are on medicines to treat high blood pressure, new research indicates. "The reasons for the increase are not entirely clear," said study author Dr. Brian Bateman, an assistant professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical School. While it's important to manage high blood pressure during pregnancy, certain drugs are preferred due to their safety ...

Accidental Medication Poisonings in Kids on the Rise

Posted 16 Sep 2011 by

FRIDAY, Sept. 16 – Despite ongoing prevention efforts, a growing number of young children are being accidentally poisoned with medications, according to new research. The study, which was based on data reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers between 2001 and 2008, found that medication poisoning among children aged 5 and under increased by 22 percent, although the number ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: American Regent Injectable Products: Recall - Visible Particulates in Products

Posted 7 Jun 2011 by

Methyldopate HCL Injection, USP 5ml Single Dose Vial Caffeine & Sodium Benzoate Injection, USP, 250 mg/mL, 2 mL Single Dose Vial Ammonium Molybdate Injection, USP (Molybdenum 250mcg/10 mL) 10 mL Single Dose Vial Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, 4 mg/mL, 1 mL Single Dose Vials; 5 mL and 30 mL Multiple Dose Vials Bacteriostatic Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9%, 30 mL Multiple Dose ...

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