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Managing Motion Sickness

Posted 30 Jun 2017 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, June 30, 2017 – Your friends are excited to ride that monster roller coaster, but just looking at it makes you queasy. Is there anything you can do to quell your motion sickness so you can join in the fun? If you suffer from motion sickness, there are some ways to deal with it, one doctor says, though riding roller coasters isn't likely an activity you'll ever love. Motion sickness can ...

Popular Morning Sickness Drug Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Posted 15 Oct 2013 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Oct. 15 – The anti-nausea medication metoclopramide appears to be a safe and effective treatment for morning sickness, Danish researchers report. More than 40,000 women exposed to metoclopramide while pregnant did not face any increased risk of birth defects or miscarriage, according to a study published Oct. 16 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "This is by far the ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Metoclopramide Injection And Ondansetron Injection by Hospira: Recall - Glass Strand Particulates Caused By Glass Supplier

Posted 3 Oct 2013 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Hospira, Inc. announced it initiated a voluntary nationwide recall of one lot of Metoclopramide Injection, USP, 10 mg/2 mL (5 mg/mL)and two lots of Ondansetron Injection, USP, 4 mg/2 mL, (2 mg/mL). This action is due to a confirmed vial defect where glass particulate matter (glass strands) were identified as being affixed to the inside of the vial walls. There is potential for the glass pa ...

Most Medications OK During Breast-Feeding, Report Says

Posted 26 Aug 2013 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Aug. 26 – Most breast-feeding moms can safely take the medications and vaccines they need, without fear they'll harm a nursing infant, according to a new report from a leading group of U.S. pediatricians. The report, from the American Academy of Pediatrics in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, describes proposed changes to drug labels. The new labels would replace ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Olympia Pharmacy Sterile Compounded Products: Recall - Concerns About Sterility Assurance

Posted 5 Jun 2013 by Drugs.com

  [Posted 05/30/2013] ISSUE: Lowlite Investments d/b/a Olympia Pharmacy ("Lowlite") notified the public of a voluntary multi-state recall of all sterile drug products compounded by the pharmacy that have not reached the expiration date listed on the product. The recall is being initiated due to concerns associated with prior quality control procedures that impacted sterility assurance. In the ...

Salix Receives FDA Marketing Approval for Metozolv ODT (Orally Disintegrating Tablets) for Relief of Diabetic Gastroparesis and Symptomatic Documented GERD

Posted 2 Dec 2009 by Drugs.com

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for Metozolv ODT (metoclopramide HCl) 5mg and 10mg orally disintegrating tablets. Metozolv ODT is indicated for the relief of symptoms in adults associated with acute and recurrent diabetic gastroparesis and for the treatment of short-term therapy ...

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