Medication & Medical Supply Recalls
Food Recalls & Notices
Medication/Medical Supply Warnings, Safety Label Changes
Primal Pet Foods Voluntarily Recalls A Single Lot of Raw Frozen Cat Food - Posted March 13, 2015

Carnivore Meat Company, LLC Voluntarily Issues a Recall Two Batches of Raw Pet Treats - Posted July 8, 2015

Bravo Recalls Select Chicken Pet Foods Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk - Posted July 23, 2015
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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 neuropathy, dysarthria.
Hypersensitivity:..Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.
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 autoimmune diseases.

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 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

Lamisil (terbinafine hydrochloride) Tablets
Lamisil (terbinafine hydrochloride) Oral Granules
Urso and Urso Forte (ursodiol) tablets

Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs: Drug Safety Communication- Risk for possibly permanent nerve damage. The risk of peripheral neuropathy occurs only with
fluoroquinolones that are taken by mouth or by injection.  Approved fluoroquinolone drugs include levofloxacin (Levaquin), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), moxifloxacin (Avelox), norfloxacin
(Noroxin), ofloxacin (Floxin), and gemifloxacin (Factive). Some other Fluoroquinolone drugs not included in this list are Baytril and Orbax but are worth taking this warning into
consideration for those as well.

Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride) Delayed Release Capsules

Duragesic (fentanyl) Patches: Drug Safety Communication
Packaging Changes to Minimize Risk of Accidental Exposure

Septra and Septra DS (Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole) Tablets
Biaxin Filmtab (clarithromycin tablets, USP), Biaxin XL Filmtab (clarithromycin extended-release tablets), Biaxin Granules (clarithromycin for oral suspension, USP)
Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) tablet

Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) solution
Glucovance (glyburide and metformin HCl) tablets
Glucotrol and Glucotrol XL (glipizide) tablets

Zofran (ondansetron hydrochloride) tablets, oral solution, orally disintegrating tablet, and injection

Neurontin (gabapentin)
Tenormin (atenolol) Tablets

Imuran (azathioprine) Tablets and Injection
Pepcid (famotidine) tablets

Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) Tablets, USP and Azulfidine EN-Tabs
(Sulfasalazine Delayed Release) Tablets, USP
Diflucan (fluconazole) tablets, I.V, and oral suspension

Sporanox (itraconazole) Oral Solution
Cleocin HCL (clindamycin hydrochloride) capsules

Anafranil (clomipramine) Capsules
Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride) Delayed Release Capsules
Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride) Pulvules

Serotonin-3 (5-HT3) Receptor Antagonists
Anzemet (dolasetron mesylate) injection, 20 mg/mL
Anzemet (dolasetron mesylate) tablets, 50 mg and 100 mg
Zofran (ondansetron hydrochloride) Injection
Zofran (ondansetron hydrochloride) Tablets
Zofran (ondansetron hydrochloride) Oral Solution

Vibramycin Monohydrate (doxycycline monohydrate) for Oral Suspension, Vibramycin Hyclate (doxycycline hyclate capsules, USP), Vibramycin Calcium
(doxycycline calcium oral suspension) Syrup, Vibra-Tabs (doxycycline hyclate tablets, USP)

Prevacid (lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules and Prevacid Solutab (lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Orally Disintegrating Tablets
Prilosec (omeprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules, Prilosec (omeprazole magnesium) For Delayed Release Oral Suspension

Lantis & Levemir
Warning Against the Sharing of Pens Between Patients for Products Indicated for Diabetes Mellitus That Have Multi-dose Pen Presentations

Sporanox (itraconazole) oral solution and capsules
Lactated Ringer's Irrigation, 3000mL by Hospira: Recall - Mold Contamination - Posted March 12, 2015

FDA alerts health care professionals and patients not to use products from the Prescription Center pharmacy in Fayetteville, N.C.