Unsafe production could result from low-cost drugs

  In an unusual move, the FDA has recalled 500 medications meant to treat coughs and colds. The FDA cites untested safety and effectiveness in this recall. There is a trade-off to manufacturing medications in emerging markets. This recall highlights that security trade. Resource for this article – FDA recalls 500 medicines; low cost can […]

Acetaminophen amounts in prescribed medicines cut by Food and Drug Administration

Many prescription and over-the-counter medicines contain acetaminophen. Acetaminophen can be dangerous. The liver can be irreversibly damaged by an overdose. To keep cases of acetaminophen overdose in check, the Food and drug administration is directing pharmaceutical firms to curtail the dosage of acetaminophen in prescribed medicines. I wonder if people in pain can be getting […]