Recalls for Immune System

Gilenya (fingolimod): Drug Safety Communication - FDA Warns About Cases of Rare Brain Infection
08/04/2015 Medical Recall

Cases of PML in two patients with no prior exposure to immunosuppressant drugs.

  • Company:
    MS
0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection, USP (AUTO-C) by Baxter International: Recall - Potential For Leaking Containers, Particulate Matter and Missing Port
07/31/2015 Medical Recall

Leaking containers, particulate matter and missing port protectors could result in contamination of the solution. If not detected, this could lead to a bloodstream infection or other serious adverse health consequences.

  • Company:
    Baxter International Inc.
Bupivacaine HCl Injection by Hospira: Recall - Iron Oxide Particulate In Glass Vials
04/24/2015 Medical Recall

Injected particulate may result in local inflammation, low-level allergic or immune responses, granuloma formation or mechanical irritation of tissue.

  • Company:
    Hospira
Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) by Biogen Idec: Drug Safety Communication - Case of Rare Brain Infection PML Reported
11/25/2014 Medical Recall

Symptoms of PML may include: progressive weakness on one side of the body or clumsiness of limbs; disturbance of vision; and changes in thinking, memory and orientation. The progression of deficits can lead to severe disability or death.

  • Company:
    Tecfidera
Baby Wipes by Nutek Disposables, Inc.: Recall - May Contain Bacteria
10/27/2014 Medical Recall

Those with weakened immune system or chronic lung disease may be more susceptible to infections with B. cepacia.

  • Company:
    Nutek
Children’s Medical Ventures Gel-E Donut and Squishon 2: Class 1 Recall - Possibility of Mold
08/22/2014 Medical Recall

Cladosporium and Penicillium Fungi which may cause difficulty in breathing, allergic reactions and serious health consequences, including death.

  • Company:
    s Medical Ventures
Over-The-Counter Topical Acne Products: Drug Safety Communication - Rare But Serious Hypersensitivity Reactions
06/25/2014 Medical Recall

Reactions may include throat tightness; difficulty breathing; feeling faint; or swelling of the eyes, face, lips, or tongue.

  • Company:
    Neutrogena