Tag Archives: OTC

Prilosec, Nexium Bone Fracture Risks May Be Dose Specific: FDA

According to an update provide by federal drug regulators this week, the risk of bone fractures from Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and other heartburn drugs only applies to prescription strength versions of these drugs, as patients at the highest risk for fractures received high-doses or used the medications for more than a year.…

Prilosec, Nexium, Other PPIs Can Cause Low Magnesium Levels: FDA

Prescription strength Prilosec, Nexium and similar stomach acid reducing drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), will have to carry new label warnings alerting consumers to a risk of low magnesium levels, federal drug regulators announced Wednesday. …

FDA Supports Drug Makers 4-Year-Old Limit for OTC Cough and Cold Medicines

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In a statement released yesterday, the FDA notified healthcare providers and consumers that it supports the recent decision by the drug industry to change the warning labels for over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold drugs to indicate that they should not be used by children under 4.…

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