Posts Tagged 'Z-Pak problems'

Antibiotic market restricts alternatives to Zithromax

A recent Frontline investigation by the PBS network highlights the lack of new research into antibiotics. Because antibiotics are only prescribed for a short amount of time, few companies research to create better ones, leaving those like Pfizer’s Zithromax to control the market.

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Liver failure warning added to Zithromax label

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Warnings and Precautions, Contraindications, and Adverse Reactions sections of the labeling for Zithromax were updated in January 2011, to include liver failure. The drug, commonly referred to as “Z-Pak,” has been on the market since 1998.

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South Korea halts sales of Zithromax for at least 3 months

South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has suspended the sale of Pfizer’s antibiotic Zithromax, commonly known as Z-Pak, for at least three months. The health agency issued the suspension due to inaccurate dosage instructions, which could lead to severe side effects.

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Hissey Kientz, LLP announces new Zithromax (Z-Pak) practice area

Hissey Kientz LLP has added a new practice area for individuals suffering from severe liver side effects and other complications after taking Zithromax, more commonly known as Z-Pak. Zithromax is a popular antibiotic manufactured by Pfizer and prescribed for treatment of mild to moderate infections.

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FDA Issues New Warnings On Zithromax

The US Food and Drug Administration issued a new warning about the antibiotic azithromycin (Zithromax, ZMax, “Z-Pak”, NYSE:PFE, and various generic manufacturers). In today’s “drug safety communication”, the FDA warns of possible fatal heart rhythm problems associated with the drug.

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