Monday, April 6, 2020

FDA Warns Chinese Drug Manufacturer for Releasing Products without Microbial Tests

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to a Chinese drug manufacturer called Guangzhou Tinci Materials Technology Co. Ltd. For releasing products without performing microbial tests. The company develops active pharmaceutical ingredients and OTC drugs.

Active Male Capsules Recalled Due To Presence of Tadalafil

Natural Remedy Store has voluntarily recalled all lots of a male sexual enhancement supplement called Active Male after the FDA found that it was tainted with undeclared tadalafil, a prescription drug that is advised for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction.

Anorgasmia: Sexual Boost Injection “O Shot” Hits Jamaican Market

O Shot, a sexual boost injection, has been in demand in the Jamaican market because most women have been reporting complaints of difficulty in achieving orgasm. O Shot, manufactured by Prosurgicare, is a platelet-based shot injected directly into the female genitals to achieve an intense orgasm.

Coronavirus: US Task Force Issues New Guidelines for Nursing Homes to Stop the Spread

The US coronavirus task force led by Vice President Mike Pence has issued new guidelines for nursing homes to control the spread of the virus. The new guidelines were issued a day after the Trump administration was criticized for rolling back nursing home regulations.

Opioid Use in Florida Drops after a Law That Imposed Restrictions on Opioid Prescribing

A new study has found that the use of opioids in Florida has dropped after a law that imposed restrictions on opioid prescribing for acute pain in July 2018. The number of new opioid users dropped to 16 percent per month – thanks to the state’s new law.

NHS England Asks Hospitals to Carry Out Video Consultations to Reduce Coronavirus Spread

NHS England sent a letter to hospitals and medical centers urging them to carry out online video consultations of patients with coronavirus to prevent the spread. The letter also asks doctors to consider ways to increase the availability of hospital beds through online consultations.

Average Age of Young Adults Starting Drugs Increases, Finds Study

A new study has found that the average age of teens and young adults who start using drugs has increased in the last decade or so. The study looked at more than 84,300 young people and their first use of drugs. Researchers say preventive strategies might have a key role in teenagers starting drugs later in their lives.