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FDA Medwatch Alert: Iodine-containing Contrast Agents for Medical Imaging: Drug Safety Communication - Rare Cases of Underactive Thyroid in Infants
Posted 17 Nov 2015 by Drugs.com
ISSUE: FDA is advising that rare cases of underactive thyroid have been reported in infants following the use of contrast media containing iodine, also called “contrast dye,” for X-rays and other medical imaging procedures. In all of the reported cases, the infants were either premature or had other serious underlying medical conditions. Available evidence leads FDA to believe that this rare occ ...
Posted 10 Oct 2014 by Drugs.com
THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 – Although food allergies have garnered a lot of attention lately, a new study reports that medications are actually the biggest cause of sudden deaths related to allergy. Over a little more than a decade, nearly 60 percent of the allergy-related deaths were caused by medications, while less than 7 percent were caused by food allergies, the study found. "Medications can be ...
FDA Medwatch Alert: Ultravist (iopromide) Injection 370mgl/mL, 125 mL
Posted 21 Jul 2006 by Drugs.com
[UPDATED 07/31/2006] Berlex, Inc. and FDA announced a voluntary worldwide recall of all lots of Ultravist (iopromide) Injection 370mgl/mL, 125 ml, due to the presence of particulate matter and crystallization with the potential for thromboembolic safety problems if an affected product is administered to patients. [Posted 07/21/2006] Berlex, Inc. and FDA announced a voluntary nationwide recall of ...