The US Department of Health and Human Services has launched MedWatch: The Food and Drug Administration Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program. While the full title may be a mouthful, MedWatch is incredibly useful tool in keeping up to date on pharmaceutical drug recalls, safety information, labeling updates, and most importantly, a resource on how to report an adverse event.
Recent topics of discussion include:
- The 55 products with revisions to prescribing information
- An ongoing safety review of Revlimid (lenalidomide), used to treat a blood disorder, shows that it may cause patients to develop new types of cancer.
- Reports of methemoglobinemia, a serious adverse effect, linked to benzocaine products.
- Lots more…
The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker works with a nationally recognized team of pharmaceutical liability trial attorneys. Our team prides itself on our ability to hold negligent pharmaceutical giants accountable for the injuries their products cause. MedWatch is the type of resource that all consumers can benefit from, as it can help notify the public of any dangers before it’s too late. If you or a loved one has been injured by a unsafe pharmaceutical drug, do not hesitate to contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation.