Navigation Links
FDA: Don't Buy Drugs Marketed as Antimicrobial Dietary Supplements
Date:5/13/2011

ases in Texas in which children received emergency care due to worsening illnesses after being given products that the parents may have believed contained antimicrobials. These products were packaged to resemble antimicrobial drugs that are readily available in Mexico.  It was determined the children had been given a product, Amoxilina, which the parents may have believed was the antimicrobial Amoxicillin. Giving the product to the children delayed legitimate medical treatment.

Who is at Risk?All consumers are at risk. Although package labels are printed in English and Spanish, the packaging mimics antimicrobials readily available in Mexico and possibly familiar to Hispanic consumers. 

What Do Consumers and Health Care Providers Need To Do?  

Consumers who have been using these types of products should consult their health care providers immediately. Consumers should be skeptical of any product that claims to be a dietary supplement and claims to treat, prevent or cure disease or contain an antimicrobial.

Health care professionals and consumers are encouraged to report serious adverse events (side effects) or product quality problems with the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online, by regular mail, fax or phone.

  • Online: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/medwatch.
  • Regular Mail: Use FDA postage paid form 3500 and mail to MedWatch, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787
  • Fax: 800-FDA-0178
  • Phone: 800-FDA-1088

  • What Does the Product Look Like? Various companies market these products. The FDA is aware of several products listed below, but this list may not be complete.Product Name

    Distributor

    UPC #

    StatusAmoxilina Capsules 500 Mg (30 Caps)

    Multi-Mex

    619114010081

    Voluntarily recalled  05/06/2011Amoxilina Sus
    '/>"/>

    SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3 4

    Related medicine technology :

    1. Dr. Haroun Rostami, a Beverly Hills Prosthodontist, Provides Patients with Metal-Free Dentistry Treatments
    2. New Study Published: Lactobacillus reuteri Prodentis Effective in the Treatment of Periodontitis
    3. OrthoAccel Technologies Committed to Plans for Positioning the United Kingdom as a Key Strategic Market for New Orthodontic Technology
    4. OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. and AB Orthodontics Announce Partnership and Australian Product Introduction
    5. Imagenetix Announces Issuance of New U.S. Patent for the Prevention and Treatment of Periodontal Disease
    6. Cell Therapeutics to Re-submit Pixantrone NDA in Consideration for Accelerated Approval in Accordance with Guidance from FDAs Office of New Drugs
    7. Dramatic Price Increases in Brand Name Drugs Spur Shareholders to Action
    8. Reportlinker Adds Orphan Drugs in Asia: Guidelines and Regulatory Requirements to Help Orphan Drug Products Enter the Asian Market 2011
    9. Fisher Center Scientists Show That Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Reduce Effectiveness of SSRI Antidepressants
    10. Bend Research Receives Patent for Technology That Enhances the Bioavailability of Low-Solubility Drugs
    11. Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. and Boston Biomedical, Inc. Enter Strategic Partnership on Anti-Cancer Drugs Targeting Cancer Stem Cells
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Market Research Report on ... is a professional and in-depth market survey ... The report firstly reviews the basic information ... and manufacturing technology. The report then explores ... Hydrochloride listing their product specification, capacity, Production ...
    (Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 Kiromic, LLC, a ... of Kent Hance , the former chancellor of Texas ... retired as chancellor in July 2014, after raising $1.2 billion ... that Kent Hance , the most successful chancellor in ... team not only as an investor, but also as our ...
    (Date:9/19/2014)... CHICAGO , Sept. 19, 2014  4WEB Medical ... of 3D-printed foot and ankle osteotomy implants on ... and Ankle Society annual meeting in Chicago ... for all of a surgeon,s osteotomy needs with 74 size ... wedge systems had smaller offerings of only 15 to 18 ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 2Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 3Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 4Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 5Former Texas Tech Chancellor Named New Vice Chairman of the Board of Kiromic, LLC 24WEB Medical Unveils 3D-Printed Osteotomy Truss System 2
    ... budget pressures, countries around the world are making ... lure the biopharmaceutical research sector away from the ... Technology Partnership Practice. The study, commissioned ... (PhRMA), further found that while many countries are ...
    ...   Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), ... of Richard Pettingill, LFACHE as a member of the ... Richard Pettingill,s career as a healthcare executive ... variety of prominent organizations. Most recently, Pettingill, who is ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:New Study Details Foreign Efforts To Lure Biopharmaceutical Companies 2New Study Details Foreign Efforts To Lure Biopharmaceutical Companies 3Accuray Appoints Richard Pettingill, LFACHE to Board of Directors 2Accuray Appoints Richard Pettingill, LFACHE to Board of Directors 3
    (Date:9/20/2014)... On Monday, September 22, Loma Linda ... research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels at a ... located on 11234 Anderson St., in Loma Linda. The ... Associate Professor at Loma Linda University and Director of ... children. , Loma Linda University Medical Center ...
    (Date:9/20/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- The avian flu that killed 160 ... spread through respiratory drops and therefore poses a potential ... Although no human illnesses have been linked to the ... hospital have discovered natural mutations to the avian H3N8 ... the air in droplets. Current seasonal flu vaccines ...
    (Date:9/20/2014)... New PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, “Symbicort ... The asthma market saw very slow growth over ... with relatively efficacious standard therapies, such as short-acting ... long-acting beta-agonists (ICS/LABAs), and leukotriene modifiers, and has ... launch of seven novel targeted biologic agents and ...
    (Date:9/20/2014)... 20, 2014 The excitement is building up once ... North Carolina. This year the Surry Arts Council will be ... around the country who are still fans of the Andy Griffith ... sitcom that aired on CBS from 1960 through 1968. The ... American television history. Mount Airy, North Carolina is where the ...
    (Date:9/20/2014)... Plumbing construction services have ... indicating a moderately favorable purchasing environment for buyers. According ... and future pricing trends that will limit the buyer's ... that negatively affect buyer power are a lack of ... moderate switching costs. Buyers benefit, however, from low product ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Loma Linda University Medical Center Receives $250,000 Research Grant From Hyundai Hope On Wheels In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2Health News:Loma Linda University Medical Center Receives $250,000 Research Grant From Hyundai Hope On Wheels In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 3Health News:Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People 2Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Mayberry Days Parade Cars will be Provided by Mount Airy Toyota and Mount Airy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 2Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 4
    ... Moffitt Cancer Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute ... on the creation of a Personalized Medicine Partnership ... collaborative research to accelerate discovery and develop new ... diseases, including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. ...
    ... Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Mothers whose kids went to high-quality ... than the moms of kids in poorer quality day care or ... appearing Feb. 8 in Child Development , researchers examined information ... 4.5 years old. The location and quality of child care was ...
    ... better ways to diagnose periprosthetic joint infection, Rothman Institute ... protein in the synovial fluid is extremely accurate, while ... and the percentage of neutrophils (PMN%), the conventional method ... of PJI. , The synovial fluid is the viscous ...
    ... A new study has demonstrated that a procedure wherein ... damaged cartilage (osteoarticular cartilage transplantation or OATS procedure) is ... defects. It is thought that fixing such lesions may ... get athletic individuals back to sporting activities reliably. The ...
    ... for companion dogs with advanced-stage non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) has ... life, according to a study published in the journal ... collaboration between The University of Texas MD Anderson Children,s ... of Veterinary Medicine in College Station. Using a ...
    ... examining radiation biology, dosimetry, radiation safety, embolotherapy and ... in the treatment of canceris being offered by ... ,Scottsdale, Ariz. The course is designed to provide ... encourages fellows-in-training to attend. Limited spaces are still ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Moffitt, Sanford-Burnham and Florida Hospital create Personalized Medicine Partnership of Florida 2Health News:Moffitt, Sanford-Burnham and Florida Hospital create Personalized Medicine Partnership of Florida 3Health News:Quality Day Care Predicts Later Parental Involvement in School 2Health News:New procedure bests standard of care for fixing damaged cartilage 2Health News:New procedure bests standard of care for fixing damaged cartilage 3Health News:UT MD Anderson, Texas A&M team up to treat canine lymphoma 2Health News:UT MD Anderson, Texas A&M team up to treat canine lymphoma 3Health News:Y-90: Are you ready? -- comprehensive liver tumor treatment course returns 2
    Straight shafts with polished finish. Teeth: 0.12 mm. Tying platform: 5.0 mm. Wide Serrated....
    Angled 45 degree shafts with 1 x 2 teeth and 5 mm tying platform. Serrated handle with dull finish....
    Straight shafts with 1 x 2 teeth and 6 mm tying platform. Wide serrated handle with polished finish....
    Straight shafts with 1 x 2 teeth and serrated handle with polished finish....
    Medicine Products: