Navigation Links
Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Warns Buttock-Boosting Injections Risky and Deadly
Date:12/15/2009

t and illegally imported cosmetic injectables, suggests all consumers follow these steps to ensure safe and effective treatment:
•   Doctor: Ask your doctor or injector for qualifications. Choose a doctor who specializes in treating all cosmetic concerns of the face, such as a board certified plastic surgeon, facial plastic surgeon, oculoplastic surgeon or dermatologist. Examinations and procedures should take place in a licensed and properly equipped medical facility. Establish a positive and on-going relationship with your doctor and follow-up as directed. A nurse or physicians assistant may perform your injection if you elect, but a licensed physician must prescribe the treatment.
•   Brand: Ask specifically for the brand name of the injectable recommended for you, the approval status of regulatory agencies in the country where you will be treated (the FDA in the United States) and about any potential outcomes and the likelihood of adverse events. If your doctor does not offer, ask specifically to see the packaging and identifying marks that can verify authenticity, including identifying holograms and logos for the brand, the serial and lot number (which as a matter of proper procedure must be recorded in your medical chart). For reference, images of all US FDA approved brand logos and packaging are available at: www.injectablesafety.org/html/ataglance.php.
•   Safety: If you suspect your injector is not properly trained, is not following proper procedure or is injecting you with a non-branded, non-approved or unsafe substance, do not accept treatment. Follow-up by anonymously reporting suspected illegal activity to your local FDA field office that can be found at
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Physicians Health Choice Receives Senior Choice Gold Award for 2010 Medicare Plan Benefits
2. Physicians knowledge of childhood food allergies needs room for improvement
3. Secure-24 and ATMP Consulting Group Launch Partnership for Private Practice Physicians to Meet IT and Electronic Medical Record Standards
4. TeamHealth Acquires Emergency Physicians of Naples, LLC
5. Family Practice Physicians Martin Devine, Leah Doret, Elizabeth Fuller and Monika Mathur Join Harrington Physician Services in Charlton
6. Coal Pollution Damages Human Health at Every Stage of Coal Life Cycle, Reports Physicians for Social Responsibility
7. Brinton Eaton Wealth Advisors President to Speak at Independent Physicians Association Dinner
8. Physicians Heal Bridge to Nowhere; Iraqi Girl With Rare Neuromuscular Disorder Has New Hope
9. Physicians for Human Rights Offers Training in Crime Scene Documentation
10. Physicians Losing Control of Medicine: New Survey Reports Medical Malpractice as Primary Reason
11. Childrens and Its Physicians Join Forces With Insurers to Accelerate Transformation of Pediatric Care to a More Effective and Efficient Health Care Delivery System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Warns Buttock-Boosting Injections Risky and Deadly 
(Date:4/23/2014)... could help doctors predict which patients might suffer potentially ... The program, which assesses brain scans using pattern recognition ... passport control, has been developed by researchers at Imperial ... the Wellcome Trust, which used the software are published ... Stroke affects over 15 million people each year worldwide. ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... 2014) The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research ... Research Scholars. The AGA Research Scholar Awards program, ... independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases. ... an additional year allowing for three consecutive years ... junior faculty who are paving the way for ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... vegetables are often displayed in the popular Swedish ... plenty of high-sugar foods. A new study from ... portrayed in children,s TV programmes as well as ... habits and weight status. , Steingerdur Olafsdottir,s doctoral ... the popular Swedish children,s TV show Bolibompa. Healthy ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Five for-profit and non-profit organizations in Washington ... Proof of Concept grants to accelerate maturation of ... the Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) announced today. ... grant to the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association ... train the next generation of entrepreneurs and help ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... physicians concerned about an increase in adolescents, marijuana use ... sigh of relief. According to a new study at ... data from states with and without medical marijuana laws, ... among adolescents. The study is published online in advance ... . , "Any time a state considers legalizing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 2Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 3Health News:AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars 2Health News:High-calorie and low-nutrient foods in kids' TV 2Health News:LSDF announces commercialization grants and Entrepreneur Mentoring Program 2Health News:RI Hospital physician: Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't increase use among adolescents 2
... , , , MORRISTOWN, ... WPI ), a leader in generic and specialty branded ... Company as Executive Vice President, Global Brands. In this ... aspects of the Company,s global brand pharmaceutical business, including brand ...
... BALTIMORE, Sept. 21 A new survey from ... is contributing to acute, or short-term, physical pain for Americans. ... Month, 68 percent of people who experienced acute back pain ... year said that the recession caused, increased or affected their ...
... , , BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 21 ... that it has received a request for proposal (RFP) from the ... of intravenous (i.v) peramivir for the treatment of critically ill influenza ... The RFP indicates that the minimum and maximum order ...
... , , INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 21 ... nonsquamous patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who received ... as compared to placebo plus best supportive care. , ... studies looking at the use of histology to tailor treatment with ...
... DETROIT, Sept. 21 Webahn, Inc. announces the launch of ... Electronic Medical Records service Capzule.com and Accent, a voice recording ... , Capzule enables physicians to access patient information ... capability to send messages, add notes, prescribe medications and write ...
... is a serious condition that involves the formation of a ... legs. A patient with DVT is typically treated with anticoagulants ... procedures may play a more central role in the long-term ... October issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Watson Names G. Frederick Wilkinson Executive Vice President, Global Brands 2Health News:Watson Names G. Frederick Wilkinson Executive Vice President, Global Brands 3Health News:Economic Pain Contributing to Acute Physical Pain for Many Americans, New Survey Says 2Health News:Economic Pain Contributing to Acute Physical Pain for Many Americans, New Survey Says 3Health News:Economic Pain Contributing to Acute Physical Pain for Many Americans, New Survey Says 4Health News:BioCryst Receives Peramivir Request for Proposal From the U.S. Government 2Health News:BioCryst Receives Peramivir Request for Proposal From the U.S. Government 3Health News:BioCryst Receives Peramivir Request for Proposal From the U.S. Government 4Health News:Study Published in The Lancet Showed Significant Survival Benefit for Patients Facing Deadly Form of Lung Cancer 2Health News:Study Published in The Lancet Showed Significant Survival Benefit for Patients Facing Deadly Form of Lung Cancer 3Health News:Study Published in The Lancet Showed Significant Survival Benefit for Patients Facing Deadly Form of Lung Cancer 4Health News:Study Published in The Lancet Showed Significant Survival Benefit for Patients Facing Deadly Form of Lung Cancer 5Health News:Study Published in The Lancet Showed Significant Survival Benefit for Patients Facing Deadly Form of Lung Cancer 6Health News:Study Published in The Lancet Showed Significant Survival Benefit for Patients Facing Deadly Form of Lung Cancer 7Health News:Study Published in The Lancet Showed Significant Survival Benefit for Patients Facing Deadly Form of Lung Cancer 8Health News:Voice, Medical Records iPhone Apps Launched for Physicians 2Health News:Image-guided treatment for deep venous thrombosis could improve patients' long-term outcomes 2
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014 InformEx, North America,s leading ... will hold the 30 th edition of its annual ... Center from January 21-24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/NY05330LOGO-a ) ... fine chemical and specialty chemical companies will take part in ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014 Animal Emergency Critical Care, a LifeCentre ... Leesburg, Virginia is the first in Loudoun ... Dr. Susan M. Barnes , Medical Director, ... and husband, Dr. Cole Taylor , are avid scuba divers. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... January 14, 2014 Equashield ( ... hazardous drugs, today announced that it has achieved ... year.   Equashield,s closed systems reduce ... nurses and other medical professionals who prepare and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Media Advisory: InformEx 2014 Events & Speaker Lineup for 30th Edition Conference in Miami Beach 2Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine (hvm) Announces Animal Emergency Critical Care Installs A Small Animal Hyperbaric Chamber 2Equashield's Sales Grow by 60% in 2013 2
System, English (Continental cord), 230 VAC....
Micro-mini fiber optic light....
The Twin Beam lightsource is a standard light source. The Twin Beam contains two 150W, DNF lamps, one primary lamp, the other to serve as a built-in spare lamp. This allows rapid change to the spare ...
Xenon technology achieves a higher efficiency than halogen light sources. Consequently they provide more light....
Medicine Products: