Covers Procrit, Aranesp & Epogen, As Well As Adderall, Ambien, And More
(Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com)
The FDA's Patient Safety News (PSN) is a series of monthly video news shows intended primarily for doctors and other health care professionals. Generally, this series covers significant approvals, recalls, and safety alerts for prescription drugs and medical devices. Some of the FDA PSN videos contain footage and demonstrations relevant to protecting patients from serious side effects and other unwanted consequences.
Subjects covered in the May 2007 edition of the FDA Patient Safety News include the following:
- Important Safety Advisory on Procrit, Aranesp and Epogen
- Increased Risk of Bone Fractures in Women Treated with Diabetes Drugs
- Warnings for Sleeping Pills
- Anaphylaxis Warnings for Xolair
One can find more information about this May 2007 PSN edition and the series in general on the Patient Safety News section of the FDA's web site.