FDA reminding parents and caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioners. These products, sometimes also called “nests” or “anti-roll” products, can cause suffocation that can lead to death.
Type III endoleak may require treatment with additional interventions such as re-lining, insertion of additional endograft components, or open surgical repair. Interventions to address endoleaks carry added risks for impacted patients.
If device with blocked guidewire lumen were used, device would not be positioned correctly and hemorrhage would not be controlled, delaying life-saving treatment, which may result in serious adverse health consequences, including death.
UPDATED 09/25/2017. Most recent interim results from the ongoing SynCardia TAH-t post-approval study looking at mortality and neurological adverse events.
Men with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease, may be on medications that, taken with this product, could lower blood pressure to dangerous levels that could be life-threatening.
Reports of Ocaliva being incorrectly dosed in some patients with moderate to severe decreases in liver function. Some patients received a higher frequency of dosing than is recommended in the drug label.
Use of products with undeclared active ingredients sildenafil, tadalafil and desmethyl carbodenafil may interact with nitrates and may cause a significant drop in blood pressure that may be life threatening.
Health care professionals should develop a treatment plan when buprenorphine or methadone is used in combination with benzodiazepines or other CNS depressants.
UPDATED 09/19/2017 Updating after extensive review of data and information.
Separation could result in required intervention to prevent permanent impairment/damage.
May lead to potential over-delivery of insulin shortly after an infusion set change, which may cause hypoglycemia. Posted 09/12/2017
If not administered precisely following the labeled instructions, the product may present difficulties in swallowing and potentially pose a choking hazard due to the thickness of the liquid.
The use of impacted Sterile Water for Injection could result in adverse events such as fever, chills, phlebitis, and granuloma or more severe adverse events such as sepsis or invasive systemic infections.
If therapy is stopped during use without a replacement IABP available, device failure may result in immediate and serious adverse health consequences, including death.
Too much potassium in the blood can cause problems with heart rhythm, which in rare cases can be fatal.
If impacted product is administered to a patient, adverse events ranging from fever, chills, and malaise, to severe adverse events such as septicemia, bacterial meningitides and wound infection could occur.
An extreme and unexpected reduction in dose than expected could lead to a delay in treatment, disruption of clinical care of the patient, and worsening of patient's conditions.
The use of these alcohol pads and antiseptic towelettes could cause infections.
Risks associated with the use of Keytruda in combination with dexamethasone and an immunomodulatory agent (lenalidomide or pomalidomide) for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma.
If administered to a patient, particulate may result in phlebitis, end-organ granuloma or micro-embolic effects, or gastrointestinal trauma.