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Small Battery Drive and Small Battery Drive II Adaptor and Light Adaptor by DePuy Synthes: Class I Recall - Possible Explosion Risk Potential for the adaptors to produce extreme internal pressure, which may cause the device to explode. The use of affected products may cause serious adverse health consequences, including death. Posted 09/28/2016 Sterile Products by Wells Pharmacy Network: Recall - Concern for Lack of Sterility Assurance Administration of a drug product intended to be sterile that has microbial contamination may result in infections that may be serious and life-threatening. Posted 09/22/2016
FDA Approved Safety Information
DailyMed (National Library of Medicine)
Current Drug Prescribing Information. (NOTE: Drugs marked "unapproved" on this site have not been reviewed by FDA for safety and efficacy, and their labeling has not been approved.)
Paper handouts that come with many prescription medicines. Medication Guides address issues specific to particular drugs and drug classes. They contain FDA-approved information that can help patients avoid serious adverse events.
Potential Signals of Serious Risks/New Safety Information Identified from the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) Postmarket Drug and Biologic Safety Evaluations
Evaluations performed 18 months after drug approval, or after its use by 10,000 individuals.