Our Blog | Medical Waste and the Healthcare Industry
As workers in the field of medical waste management, as well as providers and contractors of the healthcare industry at large, we feel a responsibility to do much more than simply provide you with our listed services. Part of our goal as a company is not only to do dangerous jobs, such as biohazard waste disposal, but also to help increase understanding of these services as together we strive for more efficient and sustainable practices. We strive to provide you with information and posts from the medical and pharmaceutical industries that can help inform your decisions, not just on medical waste but on the healthcare industry more broadly.
The FDA issued An immediate recall for Sandimmune Oral Solution (Cyclosporine Oral Solution, USP) 100mg/mL. The drug, manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, has been noted to form crystals, resulting in incorrect dosing when taken orally. This could result in rejecting the transplanted organ or overdosing on Cyclosporine. As of the... read more
A recall of 300 boxes of the male energy supplement WEFUN has been issued due to a hidden ingredient in the drug. The supplement, touted as a safe and natural testosterone booster, contains undeclared Sildenafil, a substance not approved for this use by the FDA. When taken with other medications,... read more
The FDA and Merck have recalled Banamine and Banamine-S, drugs used to treat dairy and beef cattle with fevers. Routine testing found that particulate matter is present in the formula, though Merck has not released information on what the matter consists of or why it has occurred. As of the... read more
The FDA has announced a recall of Digoxin Tablets USP due to mislabeling that could cause patients to ingest the incorrect dosage of the popular heart drug. Some Digoxin Tablets USP 0.25mg bottles are mislabeled as Digoxin Tablets USP, 0.125mg, causing patients to take double their prescribed dosage unknowingly.... read more
Through the FDA, Dr. Berne’s Whole Health has issued a recall of their eye drops. Dr. Berne’s Organic Castor Oil Eye Drops, MSM DROPS solution, and MSM MIST solution may be contaminated with fungus and bacteria that cause serious infections. Upon inspection, MSM drops 5% were found to be contaminated,... read more
The FDA, along with Ozona Organics, LLC, has issued a recall of select lots of GoHealthy Liquid Probiotics. The digestive health supplements marketed for use by infants, toddlers, kids, and adults have the potential to cause serious illness due to microbial contaminations. All lots of the company's line of probiotics... read more
A recall of the popular birth control, Tydemy, has been issued by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and the FDA after poor stability testing results. The manufacturer noted that after 1 year, there was a significant decline in ascorbic acid, leading to a reduction in effectiveness. As of the writing of... read more
COzempic, a drug created to aid in the control of blood sugar for adults with Diabetes, Type 2 has become much sought after due to its propensity for triggering weight loss. Those who can afford the nearly $1,000 monthly are scrambling to get a prescription. However, weight loss isn’t the... read more
PRIME, the hottest energy drink of 2023 according to many online, is under scrutiny by lawmaker Chuck Schumer, and he is demanding that the FDA investigate. His concerns are valid, with each drink containing 200mg of caffeine, what you’ll find in 6 cans of cola. While it may not sound... read more
A recall of the popular drug, Albuterol Sulfate, has been issued due to a defect in the inhaler valve that causes the medication to leak rather than be delivered to the patient. This could be deadly for those who use these “rescue inhalers” for Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD),... read more
The FDA has issued a stern warning letter to Warrior Labz Sarms after discovering that the company is illegally selling and distributing prescription drugs to the general public. On its website and social media, the company indicates that its drugs are "for research purposes" but also promotes the medications for... read more
An immediate recall has been issued by The Harvard Drug Group after two of their medications, Dronabinol and Ziprasidone Hydrochloride were involved in a labeling mix-up. It was reported that a package of Dronabinol Capsules was incorrectly labeled as Ziprasidone Hydrochloride. At this time, only a single lot of each... read more
Medical and Pharmaceutical News at MedWaste Management
Our stories concern a wide variety of topics within the medical industry, from long-term crises to the most recent developments. Our blog is dedicated to staying on top of the news as it pertains to medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and even over-the-counter drugs that are in a state of recall. We are, after all, a medical waste company, and we make it our business to keep our customers and the public at large informed to make sure they stay safe when potentially exposed to dangerous materials. The purpose of our posts is to spread awareness and to encourage sustainable and safe biohazard waste disposal habits.
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