According to the New York City Health Department, a volunteer medical aid worker who served in Guinea has tested positive for Ebola since his return to the United States.
The FDA is alerting healthcare professionals and emergency responders that certain lots of AtroPen (atropine), CANA (diazepam), morphine sulfate, and pralidoxime chloride auto-injectors manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies can be used for up to one year beyond the labeled expiration date.
Baxter announced that the FDA has approved Obizur (antihemophilic factor [recombinant], porcine sequence) for the treatment of bleeding episodes in adults with acquired hemophilia A.
Arbor announced that the FDA has approved Sotylize (sotalol HCl) oral solution for the treatment of documented life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias and the maintenance of normal sinus rhythm in patients with a history of highly symptomatic atrial fibrillation/flutter.
Mission Pharmacal announced the launch of CitraNatal basic, an over-the-counter (OTC) prenatal vitamin for pre-pregnancy nutritional support.