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Diocto Medicine Recall Information

Popular Stool Softener Recalled Over Risk of Infection Rugby-brand Diocto Liquid – a stool-softening product manufactured by PharmaTech LLC (Davie, FL) – has been voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer over a risk of contamination. All Diocto Liquid NDC 0536-0590-85 is included as part of the recall. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), PharmaTech LLC is taking measures to…

How to Find the Best Doctor Malpractice Attorney?

To find the best doctor malpractice attorney to hire when you’ve been injured, you need to research both your case and potential lawyers’ case history. Lawyers are needed in many cases, but how can you tell if the one you are hiring has experience handling medical malpractice? If you have been injured by a doctor’s negligence or error, then it…

Combination Therapy Proving Successful Against B. Cepacia Infections

Burkholderia cepacia, or B. cepacia, is a bacterial infection that is most commonly associated with patients who suffer from cystic fibrosis. However, the bacterial infection can be contracted in a number of other ways, including ingestion of contaminated products. UPDATE: B. Cepacia infectionsconnected to contaminated Rugby brands including Diocto stool softener. Several studies have been underway to try to determine…

Texas Nursing Home Neglect High Says AARP

The state of Texas has sued nursing homes over legal violations underscoring that families must vigilantly monitor care quality in Texas nursing homes. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported in June 2014 that the Texas Attorney General’s Office has filed three nursing-home neglect lawsuits against long-term care facilities on behalf of DADS or the Department of Aging and Disability Services, the…

Diocto Recalled Again for Infection Risk

Almost one year after a previous recall, Rugby Laboratories is issuing another voluntary recall of their Diocto syrup laxatives and stool softeners. All lots of the product are involved in this recall. Diocto Liquid, also known as docusate sodium, is a laxative given mainly to patients in the hospital recovering from heart attacks or surgery. The contaminated products were distributed…

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Can You Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice in Texas?

When you have been given the wrong treatment for a condition or illness, chances are you have a real malpractice claim on your hands. The medical malpractice law system varies from state to state, but most states allow for such claims in the case of misdiagnosis or wrong prescriptions. If you live in Texas or plan to file such a…

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Gericare Eye Wash Recalled by FDA Due to Contamination

On February 1, 2018, the numerous reports against the Gericare Eye Wash brought the announcement from the FDA for a recall of this product on a consumer level. The reason behind this was the discovery of potential contamination that compromises the health of the user. Once this happened, Kareway Products, Inc. voluntarily recalled approximately 60 thousand lots of the wash…

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Breast Implant Cancer Lawsuit

Allergan Textured Breast Implant Cancer Lawyers Textured Breast Implant Illness & Lymphoma – Implants Linked to Cancer On July 24, 2019, the FDA released a statement requesting the global pharmaceutical company Allergan to recall their textured breast implants after an increased number of cancer reports. Cases have been surfacing in the last six years linking Allergan BIOCELL textured breast implants…

FDA Advises Discontinued Use of PharmaTech Liquid Products Due to Contamination

In a recent advisory alert, the Food and Drug Administration warned medical professionals and pharmacies against the continued use of any liquid products manufactured by PharmaTech LLC out of Florida. This advisory is due to the discovery of Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) which can cause potentially severe reactions and infections in people, especially those with poor health already. If you…

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Thiamine Deficiency Misdiagnosis & Medical Malpractice

Thiamine, known as Vitamin B-1, is stored in small amounts in the body and as such, healthy levels can be depleted quickly. When the body becomes severely depleted of this essential vitamin serious health consequences can arise in the brain, heart and muscle function. The seriousness of the complications makes quickly identifying and treating potential thiamine deficiency vital. A deficiency…

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