Pharmascience Inc. recalls one lot of prescription antifungal drug PMS-Nystatin Oral Suspension: Product may pose a choking risk

Summary Product: PMS-Nystatin Oral Suspension 100,000 units/mL (DIN 00792667), Lot 681044, Expires 30-11-2021. Issue: Product may contain clumps or jelly-like material, which may lead to choking. Newborns, infants and people with difficulty swallowing are particularly at risk. What to do: If, even after the product is shaken well, your product still contains clumps greater than 1 millimetre in size or jelly-like material, return it to your pharmacy for safe disposal and to obtain a replacement.

Reduce Health Costs By Nurturing The Sickest? A Much-Touted Idea Disappoints

Nearly a decade ago, Dr. Jeffrey Brenner and his Camden Coalition appeared to have an answer to remake American health care: Treat the sickest and most expensive patients. But a rigorous study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows the approach doesn’t save money. “We built a brilliant intervention to navigate people to nowhere,” Brenner tells the “Tradeoffs” podcast.

Health Canada seized unauthorized health products, including 6 prescription skin products that may pose serious health risks from Excel Beauty Supply in the Albion Centre, Etobicoke, Ontario

OTTAWA – Health Canada is advising Canadians that it seized numerous unauthorized health products, including six prescription skin products that may pose serious health risks such as skin deterioration, low or high blood pressure, blisters or scarring from Excel Beauty Supply, located in the Albion Centre (1530 Albion Road), Etobicoke, Ontario. The skin products are creams and gels promoted for various uses including skin whitening, fading discolouration and removal of spots.

One lot of Atoma-brand Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 2% Anti-Itch Cream recalled because of a labelling error regarding use in children under two years of age

OTTAWA – Health Canada is advising Canadians, particularly parents and caregivers, that Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc. is recalling one lot of Atoma-brand Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 2% Anti-Itch Cream because of a labelling error that may pose serious health risks to children under two years of age.