The move comes after it found higher-than-acceptable levels of a contaminant in extended-release versions of a drug that controls high blood sugar in type-2 diabetes patients
The move comes after it found higher-than-acceptable levels of a contaminant in extended-release versions of a drug that controls high blood sugar in type-2 diabetes patients.
May 29, 2020 1:02 pm ETThe Food and Drug Administration said it has asked five companies to voluntarily recall a diabetes drug, metformin, after the agency’s testing found higher-than-acceptable levels of a contaminant that could cause cancer.The widely used drug controls high blood sugar in type-2 diabetes patients. The FDA said it found the impurity in extended-release versions of the drug, not immediate-release versions that are more popular.
I blame the FDA for this! EVERY drug coming into our country should be tested constantly. Everything is failing in this country everything
FDA Loosens Labeling Rules for Ingredient Substitutions Due to CoronavirusThe temporary change is intended to provide flexibility due to supply chain disruptions—does it mean we won't know exactly what’s in our food? As a parent of a daughter with celiac disease this concerns me. There are already so many problems with items labeled gluten free that aren’t I feel this could make things worse for everyone with food allergies. Why do I feel a lawsuit with the FDA coming?..... Brands will lose trust if they don’t change labels to reflect ingredients. It’s just typing. If they’ve already got labels printed, save them for later when the original ingredients are available. FDA, you protect the consumer, not the company.
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