|Medication & Medical Supply Recalls
|FDA Requires Boxed Warning and Risk Mitigation Strategy for metoclopramide/Reglan Containing Drugs.
Agency warns against chronic use of these products to treat gastrointestinal disorders. Please go to the FDA
Website to read about this important warning!
Second Safety Warning on Fentanyl Skin Pain Patch
Please go to the FDA Website to read about this important warning!
Flagyl (metronidazole) 500 mg I.V. injection RTU (in plastic container)
Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
August 2009 - With oral metronidazole: Central Nervous System: Encephalopathy, aseptic meningitis, optic
Here is some added information on Metronidazole: dosage, concerns, uses, positives, etc.
Flagyl (metronidazole) tablets, capsules, and Flagyl ER tablets
Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) – August 2010 -
New warnings and adverse reactions
Sandimmune (cyclosporine) soft gelatin capsules, injection, and oral solution. Can be used for cats with
Evamist Hormone Spray May Cause Illness in Pets
Topical hormone spray for women can cause serious health risks if pets come in contact.
Ultram (tramadol hydrochloride), Ultracet (tramadol hydrochloride/acetaminophen): Label Change.
Serious potential consequences of overdosage with tramadol are central nervous system depression, respiratory
depression and death.
Possible Increased Risk of Bone Fractures with Prevacid and Prilosec.
FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine Alerts Veterinarians About Problems with Vetsulin® to Treat Diabetes in
Dogs and Cats.
FDA Announces Addition of Boxed Warning to METACAM® (meloxicam) Labels
Gris-PEG (griseofulvin ultramicrosized) tablets (used for ringworm)
Lasix (commonly used for congestive heart failure in cats)
Cardizem CD (diltiazem hydrochloride) Capsules and Tablets, Cardizem LA (diltiazem hydrochloride)
Extended-Release Tablets (used for HCM)
Reglan (metoclopramide) tablets, ODT (Orally Disintegrating Tablets), and injection
Anzemet (dolasetron mesylate): Drug Safety Communication -
Reports of Abnormal Heart Rhythms
Zithromax (azithromycin) tablet, single-dose packet, IV for injection, and oral suspension
WARNINGS OF Hepatotoxicity/Abnormal liver function
Zithromax (azithromycin): FDA Statement on risk of cardiovascular death
Proton Pump Inhibitor drugs (PPIs): Drug Safety Communication - Low Magnesium Levels Can Be Associated
With Long-Term Use: Pepcid/famotidine and/or Zantac/ranitidine are NOT PPIs so there’s no need to worry
about using those. This is for all the ones listed on the FDA page (link provided). Magnesium isn't usually
measured on routine labs so you can't count on it showing up if your kitty gets regular chem profiles - if anyone is
using a PPI long-term, your vet may want to check those levels when getting your cat’s labs done.
FDA Warns of Possible Danger with Animal Vaccine Device
The Food and Drug Administration is warning veterinarians and pet owners, particularly cat owners, of the
possible risk of fractures with the Vet Jet™ transdermal vaccination system device.
Counterfeit Pesticide Products for Dogs and Cats
Information for consumers about counterfeit topical flea & tick treatments for dogs and cats
Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) tablet Safety label change
Levemir (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection)
Sporanox (Itraconazole) Capsules
Biaxin Filmtab (clarithromycin tablets, USP), Biaxin XL Filmtab (clarithromycin extended-release
tablets), Biaxin Granules (clarithromycin for oral suspension, USP)
Carafate (sucralfate) Tablets
Carafate (sucralfate) suspension
Insulin Product Labeling Changes March 2013
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Drug Shortages: Current Drugs
|Nature’s Variety Issues Voluntary Recall of One Batch of Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula for
Dogs & Cats Posted February 15, 2013
Honest Kitchen Recall Announcement from Our President Posted February 21, 2013
Premium Edge, Diamond Naturals and 4health Dry Cat Food Formulas Voluntarily Recalled
Posted March 10, 2013
Bravo! Raw Food Diet Pet Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella Posted March 13, 2013
Natura Pet Food Recall (this includes Evo, Innova, California Naturals and Healthwise) Posted March 18, 2013
Natura Pet Food has expanded its recall to include all dry dog and cat food products made on this single
manufacturing line in the Jan-Mar, 2013 time frame. www.naturapet.com/recall Posted March 29, 2013
Bravo! Issues a Voluntary Recall for Three Raw Frozen Food Diet for Dogs and Cats Because of
Possible Salmonella Health Risk Posted April 3, 2013
Natura Pet Expands Voluntary Recall of Dry Pet Foods Due to Possible Health Risk Posted April 19, 2013
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