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Sniffing Out the Best Allergy Treatment

Posted 28 Nov 2017 by

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 – Seasonal allergies make life miserable for millions of Americans. So, in a bid to ease some of that discomfort, experts from two leading groups of allergists created a task force that has just issued new practice guidelines on the best ways to quell those bothersome symptoms. The consensus? For most people, nasal steroid sprays are the way to go, according to the ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Intraocular Injections of a Compounded Triamcinolone, Moxifloxacin, and Vancomycin (TMV) Formulation: FDA Statement - Case of Hemorrhagic Occlusive Retinal Vasculitis

Posted 4 Oct 2017 by

ISSUE: FDA received an adverse event report on August 14, 2017, from a physician concerning a patient who was diagnosed postoperatively with bilateral hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis (HORV) after being administered injections of a compounded triamcinolone, moxifloxacin, and vancomycin (TMV) formulation in each eye at the conclusion of cataract surgery procedures that were done two weeks ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Compounded Triamicinolone and Moxifloxacin Product for Intravitreal Injection by Guardian Pharmacy Services: Alert to Health Professionals - Serious Adverse Events Reported

Posted 31 Jul 2017 by

[Posted 07/28/2017] ISSUE: FDA received adverse event reports on April 5 and June 1, 2017, concerning at least 43 patients who were administered intravitreal (eye) injections of a drug containing triamcinolone (steroid) and moxifloxacin (anti-infective) compounded by Guardian Pharmacy Services in Dallas, Texas. The patients were administered Guardian’s product at the end of a cataract surgery p ...

Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections Promising

Posted 10 Nov 2015 by

TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2015 – Millions of aging Americans are plagued by arthritic knees, and two new studies offer insight into what might – or might not – help curb the condition. Both studies were presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting in San Francisco. One study found that a popular therapy, steroid drug injections, do nothing to slow progression of ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Brilliant Blue G Compounded by Franck's: Recall of Unapproved Drug - Ongoing Investigation of Fungal Endophthalmitis Cases

Posted 23 Apr 2012 by

  [UPDATED 04/20/2012] FDA issues second warning to physicians regarding cvertain compounded drugs from Franck's. FDA received reports of eye infections in patients who were given injections of drug products containing triamcinolone during eye surgery.   [Posted 03/19/2012] ISSUE: FDA has received reports of fungal endophthalmitis (eye infections) in patients who were given Brilliant Blue G ( ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Certain Compounded Drugs from Franck's: FDA Issues Second Warning to Physicians

Posted 23 Apr 2012 by

Brilliant Blue G (BBG) Triamcinolone   [Posted 04/20/2012] ISSUE: FDA has received additional reports of fungal endophthalmitis (eye infections) in patients who were given Brilliant Blue G (BBG) during eye surgery since the FDA Warning to Physicians was posted on March 19, 2012. The agency has also recently received reports of eye infections in patients who were given injections of drug ...

Steroid Restores Vision When Veins in Eye Become Blocked

Posted 2 Feb 2010 by

TUESDAY, Sept. 15 – Researchers report they've found the first long-term treatment for people who suffer vision loss when the large veins in their eyes become blocked. "These are extremely compelling results, because a large, longer-term clinical trial has never before shown that patients with central retinal vein occlusion could experience a visual improvement with treatment," Dr. Michael S. ...

Steroid Shots Tested to Treat Diabetes-Related Eye Disease

Posted 17 Dec 2009 by

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16 – Injecting steroids into the eye may slow the progression of diabetes-related eye disease, but should not be counted on as a treatment at this time, researchers say. Diabetic retinopathy, which can cause vision loss and blindness, occurs when new blood vessels form in the retina. The condition affects about 700,000 Americans, and 63,000 new cases develop each year, according ...

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