Publication date: 
Wed., Oct. 2, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

New Source of Information on Preventing Opioid Misuse and Abuse - 34th Talk About Your Medicines Month Addresses Preventing Opioid Misuse and Abuse Across the Ages

Gloucester, MA – The opioid epidemic is a public health emergency. On average, 130 Americans die every day from opioid misuse according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All Americans are affected by this problem. It may be the death of a family member from an overdose, the legal problems, or the heartbreak of a friend losing everything due to addiction. This epidemic affects every community. Read more...
Publication date: 
Mon., Sep. 16, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

FDA warns of NDMA found in samples of ranitidine

FDA has learned that some ranitidine medicines, including some products commonly known as the brand name Zantac, contain a nitrosamine impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) at low levels. NDMA, a known environmental contaminant and found in water and foods, is considered a probable human cardinogen. Read more...