Archive for February, 2011

BIOTAB NUTRACEUTICALS, INC. Issues a Voluntary Recall of Specific Lots of the Nutritional Supplement EXTENZE (Men’s Regular)

Biotab Nutraceuticals, Inc.  is conducting a voluntary recall of two lots of Extenze nutritional supplement tablets. Biotab learned about the problem after being notified by the Food and Drug Administration that two lots of counterfeit product purporting to be Extenze contain undeclared drug ingredients, tadalafil (Cialis), sildenafil (Viagra) or sibutramine (Meridia).

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The Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Celexa, Effexor, Valium, Klonopin, Ativan, Restoril, Xanax, Adderall, Ritalin, Haldol, Risperdal, Seroquel, Ambien, Lunesta, Elavil, Trazodone War

As it approaches its tenth year, our nation’s longest war is showing signs of waning. Meanwhile, our soldiers are falling apart. Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars make up a disproportionate number of the jobless; the Army’s divorce rate, which used to be lower than the civilian population’s, has surpassed it and is higher still among those who’ve deployed.

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Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen Tablets, Phenobarbital Tablets by Qualitest: Recall – Incorrect Package Labeling

An individual bottle of Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets 60 count was found incorrectly labeled with a Phenobarbital Tablets 1000 count label. Both products are manufactured by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals. As a result of this mix-up, patients may unintentionally take Hydrocodone and acetaminophen tablets, instead of the intended dose of Phenobarbital.

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GSK Revises US Avandia Label To Include New Restrictions On Use

GlaxoSmithKline PLC, a pharmaceutical and healthcare company announced Monday it has revised its U.S. prescribing information and medication guides for all rosiglitazone-containing medicines, like Avandia, Avandamet and Avandaryl to include additional safety information and restrictions on the use of these medicines.

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Physicians Say Good Riddance to ‘Worst Drug in History’

An estimated 10 million patients have used the pain reliever propoxyphene (also marketed as Darvon and Darvocet) and were sent scrambling to doctors’ offices when it was recently pulled from the market. Many physicians are still dealing with the aftermath of the product, first approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1957. “Propoxyphene is the worst drug in history,” Ulf Jonasson, doctor of public health, from the Nordic School in Gothenburg, Sweden, told Medscape Medical News. “No single drug has ever caused so many deaths,” Dr. Jonasson said.

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FDA warns of diet-pill scams

Dietary supplements promising to melt the fat away and blast calories quicker are available online or on shelves at various discount and health- food stores throughout Colorado. But federal officials are warning dieters to be careful. This month, the Food and Drug Administration issued warnings about weight-loss supplements containing sibutramine, a controlled substance that was pulled from the market in October for safety reasons.

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All Weight Loss Formulas and Supplements of Fruta Planta Recalled

Godi International, Corp., located in South Florida is announcing a recall of Fruta Planta weight loss dietary supplements because the products contain Sibutramine an undeclared drug ingredient. The FDA lab analysis of the dietary supplements found the Authentic Formula Fruta Planta to contain 18 mg of Sibutramine. No illnesses or injuries have been reported to Godi International, Corp in connection with these products.

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