Tag Archives: Medicine

Greg Hunt warns pharmacists and doctors on medicine information – The Sydney Morning Herald

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt will write to pharmacists and doctors to remind them of their responsibilities, after consumer advocates raised concerns that patients were not being given vital information about medicine interactions and side effects. The Consumers Health Forum of Australia called on Mr Hunt to step in after receiving complaints that patients were… Read More »

Tainted drugs: When medicine makes patients sicker – ABC News

This is a Kaiser Health News story. The Food and Drug Administration is supposed to inspect all factories, foreign and domestic, that produce drugs for the U.S. market. But a KHN review of thousands of FDA documents — inspection records, recalls, warning letters and lawsuits — reveals how drugs that are poorly manufactured or contaminated… Read More »