Hydroxychloroquine: A potential therapy for COVID-19?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a global pandemic which is affecting human beings with an acute respiratory infectious illness by damaging multiple organ systems, including heart, lung, and blood. Most adults with COVID-19 experience fever, cough, and fatigue and then recover within one to three weeks. However, it becomes fatal for some patients who develop severe

Recall of a Class I Medical Device: IMAGER II 5F Angiographic Catheters

A serious type of recall for medical device class I has announced by FDA for the Boston Scientific Corporation IMAGER II 5F Angiographic Catheters. This class I device is used to provide a pathway to deliver contrast agents to blood vessels including carotid arteries during angiography. During the patient procedure preparation, potential for the catheter

Drug Recall story of Ranitidine (An established drug since 3 decades)

A medicine having been considered as “Safe” since 1981 is recalled from the drug market. It’s not a surprise on recall of a drug from market which has an “assumed established safety profile”. Ranitidine, popularly known to public as Zantac, is a very common OTC (over the counter) drug and prescription stomach acid blocker widely

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