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ExactaMed Oral Dispensers, 5 mL (2018-02-09)

Mar 13, 2018 ... with 5 ml gradations and the outer carton in which the 5 ml oral dispensers are packaged is correctly labeled. Affected products EXACTAMED ORAL DISPENSER, 5 mL Lot or serial number 1203395 Model or catalog number H93876105 Companies Manufacturer Baxter Healthcare SA Zurich 8010 SWITZERLAND Date modified: 2018-03-13

Test swimming pool and spa water daily to keep bathers safe

Jul 11, 2019 ..., online or with your mobile app, for the most recent product information. Follow the label directions when using swimming pool and spa chemicals. The label tells you how much of the product to use and how to handle the product safely, including the use of proper protective equipment. Swimming pool and spa devices that generate or dispense a sanitizer have detailed

Tacrolimus and the Risk of Graft Rejection due to Medication Errors: Inadvertent Switching between Different Oral Formulations

Jul 22, 2019 ... and/or their caregivers, and encourage them to talk to their healthcare professional if they notice a change in their medication. Health Canada has worked with the manufacturers of tacrolimus products to implement naming and labelling strategies to highlight the product formulation. Issue Graft rejection and other adverse reactions have been reported as a consequence

Potential Medication Errors with Liquid Tamiflu

Apr 23, 2013 ... cases where the label instructions for this product provided information in millilitres (mL) or teaspoons (tsp), while the measuring device provided with the prescription was in milligrams (mg). This led to patient or caregiver confusion and dosing errors. In Canada and the United States, an oral dosing dispenser with 30 mg, 45 mg and 60 mg graduations

Health Canada recommends that children and youth not use cough and cold products that contain opioids

Feb 18, 2019 ... to treat cough and cold. Information for parents and caregivers: Ask your healthcare professional about alternatives to cough and cold products containing opioids for your children or adolescents (under 18 years of age). Always read the labels on your medications and any safety information provided by your pharmacist or other healthcare professional. In Canada

EpiPen (epinephrine USP) Auto-Injector - Interim Order allowing the importation of AUVI-Q in response to shortages of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

Aug 29, 2018 ... McKesson Canada by the end of the week of August 27 (For contact information see Information for healthcare professionals below). AUVI-Q 0.15 mg may be made available as required, depending on need and product availability. Both EpiPen and AUVI-Q deliver the same labelled dose of epinephrine. However, unlike EpiPen, AUVI-Q has a retractable needle as well

Unauthorized skin creams and lotions sold at various retailers in Quebec may pose serious health risks

Aug 17, 2018 ... retailers in Quebec. Prescription drugs can only be dispensed by a healthcare professional to a patient with a valid prescription. The products listed below have not been evaluated by Health Canada for safety, effectiveness or quality and may pose serious health risks. Affected product Image Product Name Labelled Ingredient Company Betasol Cream clobetasol

"Beyond Yourself Multi Athlete" and unauthorized bulk "Multi-Vitamines" seized from Shop Santé stores in Quebec may pose serious health risks

Jun 5, 2018 ... that "Beyond Yourself Multi Athlete" multivitamin and unauthorized "Multi-Vitamines" sold in bulk were seized from several Shop Santé stores in Quebec because they may pose serious health risks. While "Beyond Yourself Multi Athlete" multivitamin is labelled as approved by Health Canada (NPN 80053503), the dosing instructions and brand name on the package do not match

Unauthorized prescription antibiotic drugs seized from Gigi's Market in Ottawa, ON, may pose serious health risks

May 18, 2018 ... Identification number: RA-66828 Media enquiries Public enquiries Images Issue Health Canada has seized four unauthorized drugs from Gigi’s Market, 23 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON. The products (Ampicillin, Kamox, Medampi and Medomox) are labelled to contain antibiotic drugs (ampicillin or amoxicillin) that can only be dispensed by a healthcare professional to a patient

Health Canada updates Canadians on shortage situation involving EpiPen (0.3 mg) auto-injectors

Jul 30, 2018 ... following the administration of the product, as instructed in the product labelling. Pfizer Canada informed Health Canada that the current shortage is due to a manufacturing issue with the EpiPen 0.3 mg format. Pfizer Canada is asking healthcare professionals to help manage the supply and pharmacists to keep this current supply situation in mind when dispensing

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