Covers Sprint Fidelis Cardiac Leads, Byetta, And Bisphosphonates Such As Fosamax
(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 December 2007 edition of the FDA Patient Safety News include the following:
- Recall of Sprint Fidelis Cardiac Leads
- Possibility of Pancreatitis in Patients Taking Byetta
- Possible Link between Bisphosphonates and Atrial Fibrillation
- Caution on Viracept in Children and Pregnant Women
One can find more information about this December 2007 PSN edition and the series in general on the Patient Safety News section of the FDA's web site.