Blood

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Blood donor set, quad pack
  • Class:
  • Class IIb
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Blood donor set, quad pack
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 218789
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

218789

Haemonetics Australia Pty Ltd - Blood donor set, quad pack

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class IIb

Sponsor

Haemonetics Australia Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 114,PYRMONT, NSW, 2009

Australia

ARTG Start Date

23/12/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class IIb

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Haemonetics Corp

400 Wood Road

BRAINTREE, Massachusetts, 02184

United States Of America

Products

1. Blood donor set, quad pack

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date

23/12/2013

GMDN

46347 Blood donor set, quad pack

Intended purpose

To collect and separate red blood cells, plasma and platelets

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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20-3-2019

Tofacitinib

Tofacitinib

Clinical study finds increased risk of blood clots in the lungs and of death in rheumatoid arthritis patients on high dose

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

11-3-2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on Administration’s request for new FDA funding to continue to advance robust regulatory framework for oversight of e-cigarettes, prevent youth access and initiation; and harness innovation to advance

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on Administration’s request for new FDA funding to continue to advance robust regulatory framework for oversight of e-cigarettes, prevent youth access and initiation; and harness innovation to advance

FDA is requesting new funding to continue to advance robust regulatory framework for oversight of e-cigarettes and harness innovation to advance the safety of food, compounded drugs, U.S. blood supply.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-2-2019

Safety trial finds risk of blood clots in the lungs and death with higher dose of tofacitinib (Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR) in rheumatoid arthritis patients; FDA to investigate

Safety trial finds risk of blood clots in the lungs and death with higher dose of tofacitinib (Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR) in rheumatoid arthritis patients; FDA to investigate

Safety trial finds risk of blood clots in the lungs and death with higher dose of tofacitinib (Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR) in rheumatoid arthritis patients; FDA to investigate

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-2-2019

Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib): Safety Communication - Safety Trial Finds Increased Risk of Blood Clots in the Lungs and Death with Higher Dose in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib): Safety Communication - Safety Trial Finds Increased Risk of Blood Clots in the Lungs and Death with Higher Dose in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

FDA is alerting the public that a safety clinical trial found an increased risk of blood clots in the lungs and death when a 10 mg twice daily dose of tofacitinib (Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR) was used in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). FDA has not approved this 10 mg twice daily dose for RA; this dose is only approved in the dosing regimen for patients with ulcerative colitis

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-2-2019

FDA approves first therapy for the treatment of adult patients with a rare blood clotting disorder

FDA approves first therapy for the treatment of adult patients with a rare blood clotting disorder

FDA approved Cablivi (caplacizumab-yhdp) injection, the first therapy specifically indicated, in combination with plasma exchange and immunosuppressive therapy, for the treatment of adult patients with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP), a rare and life-threatening disorder that causes blood clotting.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-2-2019

FDA warns patients and doctors about recall of home-use test strips used with device to monitor blood thinner warfarin, not authorized for sale in U.S.

FDA warns patients and doctors about recall of home-use test strips used with device to monitor blood thinner warfarin, not authorized for sale in U.S.

Medical product distributor issued voluntary recall of certain Roche Diagnostics test strips used with CoaguChek test meter devices.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-1-2019

Product Recall Because of Possible Health Risk

Product Recall Because of Possible Health Risk

Satur Farms, 3705 Alvah's Lane, Cutchogue, NY 11935 is voluntarily recalling Baby Spinach and Mesclun with the specific lot numbers listed below because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

FDA approves new treatment for adult patients with rare, life-threatening blood disease

FDA approves new treatment for adult patients with rare, life-threatening blood disease

The FDA approved Ultomiris (ravulizumab) injection for the treatment of adult patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a rare and life-threatening blood disease.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

FDA approves first treatment for rare blood disease

FDA approves first treatment for rare blood disease

The FDA approved Elzonris (tagraxofusp-erzs) infusion for the treatment of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) in adults and in pediatric patients, two years of age and older.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

FDA warns about increased risk of ruptures or tears in the aorta blood vessel with fluoroquinolone antibiotics in certain patients

FDA warns about increased risk of ruptures or tears in the aorta blood vessel with fluoroquinolone antibiotics in certain patients

FDA warns about increased risk of ruptures or tears in the aorta blood vessel with fluoroquinolone antibiotics in certain patients

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

FDA review found that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can increase the occurrence of rare but serious events of ruptures or tears in the main artery of the body, called the aorta. These tears, called aortic dissections, or ruptures of an aortic aneurysm can lead to dangerous bleeding or even death. They can occur with fluoroquinolones for systemic use given by mouth or through an injection.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-12-2018

Wegmans Issues Voluntary Recall of Fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie/Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower

Wegmans Issues Voluntary Recall of Fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie/Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower

Rochester, NY – Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower, sold in the produce department between 12/7/18 and 12/18/18, because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called He...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-12-2018

Spokane Produce Voluntarily Recalls Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh&Local Sandwiches and Green Leaf Lettuce Filets

Spokane Produce Voluntarily Recalls Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh&Local Sandwiches and Green Leaf Lettuce Filets

Spokane Produce Inc. of Spokane, WA initiates a voluntary recall of sandwiches containing green leaf lettuce and foodservice lettuce filets following notice of a produce industry ingredient recall by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. Sandwich products bearing the Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh&Local labels. These prod- ucts are recalled because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-12-2018

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA was asked to review the comments received on the Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006. Comments originating from the applicant (Han‐Biotech GmbH) were submitted to EFSA via the E...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-11-2018

FDA warns that symptoms of a serious condition affecting the blood cells are not being recognized with the leukemia medicine Idhifa (enasidenib)

FDA warns that symptoms of a serious condition affecting the blood cells are not being recognized with the leukemia medicine Idhifa (enasidenib)

FDA warns that symptoms of a serious condition affecting the blood cells are not being recognized with the leukemia medicine Idhifa (enasidenib)

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-11-2018

FDA warns about rare but serious risks of stroke and blood vessel wall tears with multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada (alemtuzumab)

FDA warns about rare but serious risks of stroke and blood vessel wall tears with multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada (alemtuzumab)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that rare but serious cases of stroke and tears in the lining of arteries in the head and neck have occurred in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) shortly after they received Lemtrada (alemtuzumab).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-11-2018

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and DL‐PCBs in feed and food. The data from experimental animal and epidemiological studies were reviewed and it was decided to base the human risk assessment on effects observed in humans and to use animal data as supportive evidence. The critical effect was on semen quality, following pre‐ and postnatal exposure. The critical s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-11-2018

FDA approves new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea

FDA approves new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea

FDA approved Aemcolo (rifamycin), an antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of adult patients with travelers’ diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli), not complicated by fever or blood in the stool.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-11-2018

Barcelona Nut Company Recalls Roasted and Salted in Shell Pistachios Because of Possible Health Risk

Barcelona Nut Company Recalls Roasted and Salted in Shell Pistachios Because of Possible Health Risk

Barcelona Nut Company of Baltimore, Maryland is recalling 239 cases of roasted and salted in shell pistachios, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes-fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-11-2018

FDA warns patients and doctors about risk of inaccurate results from home-use device to monitor blood thinner warfarin

FDA warns patients and doctors about risk of inaccurate results from home-use device to monitor blood thinner warfarin

Roche Diagnostics issued voluntary recall of certain test strips used with CoaguChek meter devices; patients affected by the recall should seek alternative methods for testing.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-10-2018

Small increased risk of certain types of skin cancer associated with the use of hydrochlorothiazide

Small increased risk of certain types of skin cancer associated with the use of hydrochlorothiazide

There is a small increased risk of developing basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in long-term use of blood pressure medicine containing hydrochlorothiazide. This follows from a review of new studies and available data undertaken by the European Medicines Agency, EMA.

Danish Medicines Agency

11-10-2018

FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility

FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility

FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility.Test is first of this type approved to report genotypes as final results

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-9-2018

Contaminated valsartan has so far not caused an increased incidence of cancer cases in Denmark

Contaminated valsartan has so far not caused an increased incidence of cancer cases in Denmark

A Danish registry study has examined if the cancer incidence rate is higher among people treated with the blood pressure lowering medicine Valsartan, which due to the risk of contamination was recalled from the market in July 2018. The study concludes that no increased cancer incidence can be seen at present.

Danish Medicines Agency

4-9-2018

Safer prescription of blood thinning agents

Safer prescription of blood thinning agents

A collaboration between pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies and authorities has eliminated a common cause of dosing errors involving blood thinning agents.

Danish Medicines Agency

13-8-2018

Health Canada Warns Canadians of New Safety Information Related to Long-Term Use of Azithromycin Following Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment

Health Canada Warns Canadians of New Safety Information Related to Long-Term Use of Azithromycin Following Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment

OTTAWA – Health Canada is warning Canadians of the potential risk of cancer relapse in patients with cancer of the blood and lymph nodes who have undergone stem cell transplant and are taking long-term azithromycin (Zithromax).

Health Canada

3-8-2018

Zithromax, Zmax (azithromycin): FDA Warning - Increased Risk of Cancer Relapse With Long-Term Use After Donor Stem Cell Transplant

Zithromax, Zmax (azithromycin): FDA Warning - Increased Risk of Cancer Relapse With Long-Term Use After Donor Stem Cell Transplant

The antibiotic Zithromax, Zmax (azithromycin) should not be given long-term to prevent a certain inflammatory lung condition in patients with cancers of the blood or lymph nodes who undergo a donor stem cell transplant. Results of a clinical trial found an increased rate of relapse in cancers affecting the blood and lymph nodes, including death, in these patients.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-7-2018

FDA announces voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan following detection of an impurity

FDA announces voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan following detection of an impurity

FDA is alerting the public about a voluntary recall of several drug products containing valsartan, used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-7-2018

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

The affected products are contaminated with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa can pose a risk of infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

Health Canada

10-7-2018

FDA updates warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics on risks of mental health and low blood sugar adverse reactions

FDA updates warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics on risks of mental health and low blood sugar adverse reactions

FDA is requiring safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolones to strengthen the warnings about the risks of mental health side effects and serious blood sugar disturbances.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-7-2018

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: FDA Requires Labeling Changes Due to Low Blood Sugar Levels and Mental Health Side Effects

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: FDA Requires Labeling Changes Due to Low Blood Sugar Levels and Mental Health Side Effects

FDA is strengthening the current warnings in the prescribing information that fluoroquinolone antibiotics may cause significant decreases in blood sugar and certain mental health side effects.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-7-2018

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria Found In Saje Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria Found In Saje Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Saje Natural Wellness is warning customers not to use Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash, 8.5 fl. oz. and 1.7 fl. oz. (found in the Wee and Well Gentle Baby Care Kit) as it may contain the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that causes infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-7-2018

Recall of valsartan blood pressure medicine

Recall of valsartan blood pressure medicine

Impurities that could potentially be harmful to health have been found in variants of medicines containing the active substance valsartan. The medicine is used to treat hypertension and heart failure. Patients treated with these medicines are therefore advised to contact their doctor as soon as possible to be switched to another type of medicine.

Danish Medicines Agency

21-6-2018

Now Health Group Inc. Recalls Select Now Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix Because of Possible Health Risk

Now Health Group Inc. Recalls Select Now Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix Because of Possible Health Risk

NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is recalling its NOW Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix – Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165 – because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may b...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

4-6-2018

Medical Devices that Treat Obesity: What to Know

Medical Devices that Treat Obesity: What to Know

Obesity has been linked to many health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Treatments for obesity range from healthy eating and exercise to prescription medicine and surgery. In recent years, FDA-regulated medical devices have also played a treatment role. Learn about approved products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

31-5-2018

Abbott Implements Corrective Action for Heartmate 3 Heart Pump

Abbott Implements Corrective Action for Heartmate 3 Heart Pump

Abbott is communicating to physicians about a field corrective action related to the HeartMate 3™ Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD). Abbott notified physicians and global regulatory bodies on April 5, 2018, that outflow graft twisting could occur post-implant in the HeartMate 3 LVAD, resulting in a persistent low flow alarm that may signal a potential safety risk to patients, such as low blood flow or clotting.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-5-2018

Procleix West Nile Virus (WNV) Assay

Procleix West Nile Virus (WNV) Assay

Product approval information is indicated for the qualitative detection of West Nile Virus (WNV) RNA in plasma specimens from individual human donors, including volunteer donors of whole blood and blood components, and other living donors.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-5-2018

Pious Lion Voluntary Recall Due to Possible Health Risk

Pious Lion Voluntary Recall Due to Possible Health Risk

Pious Lion located in Asheville, NC is voluntarily recalling two of their Kratom products: Pious Lion Pure Premium Potent Limited Release Pink Bali, 1 oz and Pious Lion Pure Premium Potent White Maeng DA, Bright Uplifting Energy, 4 oz due to the presence of Salmonella . Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhe...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-5-2018

Urgent Medical Device Recall: Sam XT Extremity Tourniquet

Urgent Medical Device Recall: Sam XT Extremity Tourniquet

SAM Medical today announced it is conducting a voluntary international recall of all unused SAM XT Extremity Tourniquets (SAM XT). The company initiated the recall after internal testing indicated a possible failure of the stitches securing the buckle to the nylon belt could occur, posing a potential risk when used on a human patient to stop arterial blood flow. To date, there have been no reports of adverse health consequences received. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug A...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-5-2018

Oral Over-the-Counter Benzocaine Products: Drug Safety Communication  - Risk of Serious and Potentially Fatal Blood Disorder

Oral Over-the-Counter Benzocaine Products: Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Serious and Potentially Fatal Blood Disorder

Oral over-the-counter benzocaine products should not be used to treat infants and children younger than 2 years and should only be used in adults and children 2 years and older if they contain certain warnings on the drug label.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-5-2018

Golden International Corporation  Issues Public Safety Warning For Stolen Tilapia Because  of Possible Health Risk

Golden International Corporation Issues Public Safety Warning For Stolen Tilapia Because of Possible Health Risk

Golden International Corporation of Renton, WA is issuing a public safety notice for 405 cartons of stolen frozen tilapia, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection wi...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-5-2018

HeartMate 3™ Left Ventricular Assist System: Class I Recall - Due to Potential Malfunction that may Lead to Graft Occlusion

HeartMate 3™ Left Ventricular Assist System: Class I Recall - Due to Potential Malfunction that may Lead to Graft Occlusion

The class I recall is due to a malfunction in the device’s outflow graft assembly that may cause the outflow graft to twist and close up (occlusion) over time. Occlusion of the outflow graft can reduce or stop pump flow and set off a persistent low flow alarm in the system. A reduction in pump can lead to serious adverse events such as blood clots and death.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-5-2018

Risk of serious and potentially fatal blood disorder prompts FDA action on oral over-the-counter benzocaine products used for teething and mouth pain and prescription local anesthetics

Risk of serious and potentially fatal blood disorder prompts FDA action on oral over-the-counter benzocaine products used for teething and mouth pain and prescription local anesthetics

FDA is taking safety actions regarding over-the-counter benzocaine oral drug products and prescription local anesthetics.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-5-2018

Ziyad Brothers Importing Recalls Tahini Because of Possible Health Risk

Ziyad Brothers Importing Recalls Tahini Because of Possible Health Risk

Ziyad Brothers Importing is voluntarily recalling certain lot codes of Ziyad Brand Tahini because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-5-2018

FDA approves new drug for patients with chronic liver disease who have low blood platelets and are undergoing a medical procedure

FDA approves new drug for patients with chronic liver disease who have low blood platelets and are undergoing a medical procedure

FDA approves Doptelet (avatrombopag) to treat thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease who are scheduled to undergo a medical procedure.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-5-2018

MindFrame Capture LP Revascularization Device by Medtronic: Class I Recall - Due to Wire Material That May Break or Separate During Use

MindFrame Capture LP Revascularization Device by Medtronic: Class I Recall - Due to Wire Material That May Break or Separate During Use

There is a risk of the delivery wire breaking or separating during use. The clot retriever could be left inside the patient's bloodstream, and this or the attempts made to retrieve the device, can lead to further complications including bleeding, additional blockage of blood vessels, more severe stroke symptoms, or death.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-5-2018

7K and Poseidon 4500 by Shoreside Enterprises: Voluntary Recall - Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and/or Tadalafil

7K and Poseidon 4500 by Shoreside Enterprises: Voluntary Recall - Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and/or Tadalafil

Use of products with the undeclared active ingredients, sildenafil and tadalafil, may pose a threat to consumers because the active ingredient may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) and may cause a significant drop in blood pressure that may be life threatening. Among the adult male population who are most likely to use these products, adult males who use nitrates for cardiac conditions are the most at risk from these products. These products are considered ta...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-4-2018

Lamictal (lamotrigine): Drug Safety Communication - Serious Immune System Reaction

Lamictal (lamotrigine): Drug Safety Communication - Serious Immune System Reaction

The FDA is warning that the medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal) for seizures and bipolar disorder can cause a rare but very serious reaction that excessively activates the body’s infection-fighting immune system. This can cause severe inflammation throughout the body and lead to hospitalization and death, especially if the reaction is not diagnosed and treated quickly. As a result, we are requiring a new warning about this risk be added to the prescribing information in the lamotrigine drug labels. The immun...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-3-2019


Increased risk of blood clots in lungs and death with higher dose of Xeljanz (tofacitinib) for rheumatoid arthritis

Increased risk of blood clots in lungs and death with higher dose of Xeljanz (tofacitinib) for rheumatoid arthritis

Increased risk of blood clots in lungs and death with higher dose of Xeljanz (tofacitinib) for rheumatoid arthritis

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

18-3-2019


Orphan designation: Autologous Epstein-Barr virus specific T cells derived from peripheral blood mononuclear cells, expanded ex vivo-, Treatment of extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, 14/07/2016, Positive

Orphan designation: Autologous Epstein-Barr virus specific T cells derived from peripheral blood mononuclear cells, expanded ex vivo-, Treatment of extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, 14/07/2016, Positive

Orphan designation: Autologous Epstein-Barr virus specific T cells derived from peripheral blood mononuclear cells, expanded ex vivo-, Treatment of extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, 14/07/2016, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

1-3-2019


First treatment for rare disease characterised by high levels of triglycerides in blood

First treatment for rare disease characterised by high levels of triglycerides in blood

First treatment for rare disease characterised by high levels of triglycerides in blood

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

28-2-2019


Qualification opinion on Cellular therapy module of the European Society for Blood & Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) Registry

Qualification opinion on Cellular therapy module of the European Society for Blood & Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) Registry

Qualification opinion on Cellular therapy module of the European Society for Blood & Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) Registry

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

28-2-2019

EU/3/16/1696 (Clinical Network Services (NL) B.V.)

EU/3/16/1696 (Clinical Network Services (NL) B.V.)

EU/3/16/1696 (Active substance: Autologous Epstein-Barr virus specific T-cells derived from peripheral blood mononuclear cells, expanded ex vivo) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2019)1747 of Thu, 28 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000004066

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

28-2-2019

EU/3/16/1695 (Clinical Network Services (NL) B.V.)

EU/3/16/1695 (Clinical Network Services (NL) B.V.)

EU/3/16/1695 (Active substance: Autologous Epstein-Barr virus specific T-cells derived from peripheral blood mononuclear cells, expanded ex vivo) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2019)1746 of Thu, 28 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000004064

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

26-2-2019

'Sartan' blood pressure medicines

'Sartan' blood pressure medicines

TGA investigation - potential contamination with N-nitroso compounds

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

4-2-2019

On February 1st, @US_FDA classified a Class I Recall, the most serious   type of recall: Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Recalls CoaguChek XS  PT Test Strips Used to Monitor Blood Thinner Warfarin Due to Inaccurate  Test Results. Find out more here:  h

On February 1st, @US_FDA classified a Class I Recall, the most serious type of recall: Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Recalls CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips Used to Monitor Blood Thinner Warfarin Due to Inaccurate Test Results. Find out more here: h

On February 1st, @US_FDA classified a Class I Recall, the most serious type of recall: Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Recalls CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips Used to Monitor Blood Thinner Warfarin Due to Inaccurate Test Results. Find out more here: https://go.usa.gov/xEX7Y  pic.twitter.com/MeFubksqsa

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-1-2019


Orphan designation: Allogeneic ex-vivo-expanded umbilical cord blood-derived haematopoietic CD34+ progenitor cells and allogeneic non-expanded umbilical cord blood-derived haematopoietic mature myeloid and lymphoid cells, Treatment in haematopoietic stem

Orphan designation: Allogeneic ex-vivo-expanded umbilical cord blood-derived haematopoietic CD34+ progenitor cells and allogeneic non-expanded umbilical cord blood-derived haematopoietic mature myeloid and lymphoid cells, Treatment in haematopoietic stem

Orphan designation: Allogeneic ex-vivo-expanded umbilical cord blood-derived haematopoietic CD34+ progenitor cells and allogeneic non-expanded umbilical cord blood-derived haematopoietic mature myeloid and lymphoid cells, Treatment in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, 20/03/2017, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

15-1-2019

EU/3/17/1852 (Voisin Consulting S.A.R.L.)

EU/3/17/1852 (Voisin Consulting S.A.R.L.)

EU/3/17/1852 (Active substance: Allogeneic ex-vivo-expanded umbilical cord blood-derived hematopoietic CD34+ progenitor cells and allogeneic non-expanded umbilical cord blood-derived hematopoietic mature myeloid and lymphoid cells) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2019)233 of Tue, 15 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000002948

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

19-12-2018

EU/3/14/1426 (Richardson Associates Regulatory Affairs Ltd)

EU/3/14/1426 (Richardson Associates Regulatory Affairs Ltd)

EU/3/14/1426 (Active substance: Allogeneic peripheral blood mononuclear cells induced to an early apoptotic state) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)9008 of Wed, 19 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000002646

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

12-12-2018


Scientific recommendation on classification of advanced therapy medicinal products: Autologous suspension of blood-derived endothelial and hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells

Scientific recommendation on classification of advanced therapy medicinal products: Autologous suspension of blood-derived endothelial and hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells

Scientific recommendation on classification of advanced therapy medicinal products: Autologous suspension of blood-derived endothelial and hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

30-11-2018

#FDA In Brief: @US_FDA takes steps to advance the safety and accuracy of  blood glucose monitors to empower patients with diabetes with reliable  tools to manage their health. Read more:  https://go.usa.gov/xPMyA   #MedicalDevice

#FDA In Brief: @US_FDA takes steps to advance the safety and accuracy of blood glucose monitors to empower patients with diabetes with reliable tools to manage their health. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xPMyA  #MedicalDevice

#FDA In Brief: @US_FDA takes steps to advance the safety and accuracy of blood glucose monitors to empower patients with diabetes with reliable tools to manage their health. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xPMyA  #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-11-2018

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth  #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes: https://go.usa.gov/xPdK4 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration