Patient's safety information available on drug package inserts
used in neuroanesthesia.
is one such reliable source of information, which receives prior approval by the respective administrative authority and which if used effectively can be a reliable tool for the minimization of medication errors.
Each of the 5 drug information resources had the opportunity to present package insert
biomarker information in the drug monograph for each of the 65 drugs, for a total of 325 opportunities.
Cipla Medpro said their request for a new package insert
was made in October 2002, after the company was alerted to a Medinfo press release entitled 'Suicide alert issued on malaria drug'.
From getting the prescription wrong to confusing the instructions on drug package inserts
, medication mistakes injure at least 1.5 million people every year, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
Recognizing that information about a drug's risks can be conveyed outside a package insert
provides fertile ground for debate over the implications of the Drug Watch Web site and Clinical Study Results Database in the context of failure-to-warn claims.
It approves the labeling--the package insert
. United States law requires truth in labeling, and the FDA assures that a drug claimed to be safe and effective for treatment of a specified disease or condition has, in fact, been proven to be so.
(1) Following the instructions in the package insert
, researchers tested each brand six times with five concentrations of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), the hormone produced by the placenta that is an early indicator of pregnancy.
The package insert
on Levophed states that it is contraindicated for patients who are hypotensive except as an emergency measure.
Moreover, 20%-35% of ciprofloxacin is excreted through the intestinal tract (Cipro package insert
), compared to 4% of levofloxacin (Levaquin package insert
Due to a discussion on a doula listserv, many labor assistants wrote in with the text from the pitocin package insert
. There is a relationship between jaundice and the use of pitocin, as well as other adverse effects.
The warnings were added to the package insert
for the drug after the effects were reported in older patients who were taking Risperdal[R] for dementia.