FDA Alert on certain IV medications

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare professionals not to use certain intravenous (IV) bags of metronidazole, ondansetron, and ciprofloxacin because of potential contamination. FDA has received reports of floating matter in IV bags manufactured by Claris Lifesciences Limited, in Ahmedabad, India. Microbiological analysis identified the matter in one of the bags…

Recall: IV Extension Sets with BD Q-Syte™ Luer Access Device

An FDA press release stated that Acacia Inc. voluntarily executed a product recall of certain lots of IV Extension Sets with BD Q-Syte™ Luer Access Device.   The BD Q-Syte™ Luer Access Device is a Needleless Valve manufactured by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company). The IV Extension Set with BD Q-Syte™ Luer Access device is intended…