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FDA Pulls Zantac

On April 1, 2020, the FDA announced its request for manufacturers of ranitidine products (Zantac) to immediately withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market. This is the most recent step in the ongoing investigation into N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medication. Ranitidine is the common name of popular prescription and over the… Read More

One million birth control packs recalled by Pfizer

One million packs of birth control have been recalled by Pfizer after it was found that there was a packaging error that increases the risk of pregnancy. The affected products include the Lo/Ovral-28 tablets, and its generic forms, with the expiration date between July 2013 and March 2014. The products were distributed throughout the U.S.… Read More

Patients sue after receiving faulty hip replacements

DePuy Orthopaedics, a hip replacement manufacturing company is now being sued by thirteen Illinois and Indiana residents after they experienced complications after having hip replacement surgery. Depuy issued a voluntary recall of two hip replacement products last month, but only one was used in the U.S. Over a 5-year period 12 to 13 percent of… Read More