graphic of various prescription medications that have dangerous side effects

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday, 7/26 that they are revising their boxed warning labels on packages of a class of antibacterial drugs known as fluoroquinolones. The FDA’s boxed warning labels, commonly referred to as “black box” warnings, alert doctors and patients that certain types of drugs or medical devices may pose…

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The Food and Drug Administration just issued another Drug Safety Communication alerting doctors and patients about serious health risks associated with several type 2 diabetes medications, including Invokana. The FDA is strengthening warnings about the risk of serious, acute kidney injuries for patients taking type 2 diabetes medications canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet) and dapagliflozin (Farxiga, Xigduo…

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picture of Prilosec box

Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are drugs used to reduce the body’s production of gastric acid. PPI drugs, including Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, and others, are some of the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S, generating up to $14 billion in annual sales. Recent studies have shown that these medications are also linked to dangerous side effects…

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