June 2011

Consumer Drug Report - Chantix Investigation

Chantix Being Investigated by Canadian Health Officials

Chantix, the smoking cessation drug created by Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is coming under review by Canadian health officials regarding the potential for heart problem

FDA Issues recall of Endocet

The FDA has announced a recall of Endocet, a painkiller with active ingredients found in OxyContin and Tyolenol due to pills being produced of the wrong dosage.  The recall included two lots of pil

Fosamax linked to femoral fractures and other injuries

Fosamax injuries include femoral fractures, esophageal (throat) cancer, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and heart damage.