Abbvie Recalling Thyroid Drug

From Associated Press (January 12, 2013) AbbVie Inc., an Abbott Laboratories spin-off, has recalled more than 28,520 bottles of the thyroid-hormone replacement therapy Synthroid over a labeling error. It is the second recall of the drug in six...
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Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)  have long been the source of confusion and controversy. Here we summarise the latest evidence to assist pharmacists in supporting patients thinking about HRT.
Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes DOI: 10.1055/a-1012-8484Thyroid function is conventionally assessed by measurement of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and free circulating thyroid hormones, which is in most cases sufficient for correct diagnosis and monitoring of treatment efficiency. However, several conditions exist, in which these parameters may be insufficient or even misleading. For instance, both, a TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma and a mutation of thyroid hormone receptor β present with high levels of TSH and circulating hormones, but the optimal treatment is substantially different. Likewise, changes in thyroid ...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Mini Review Source Type: research
Hormone replacement therapy for hypothyroidism taken during pregnancy does not increase risk for language impairments in children, according to a study published inJAMA Network Open.MedPageToday
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
This study investigated changes in women’s risk factor awareness between 2004 and 2016. Results from a 2004 survey of 2107 healthy women were compared with new data obtained using the same questionnaire in 2016, with 866 participants indicating their knowledge and perceptions regarding breast cancer incidence, risk factors, risk perceptions, and levels of concern. Logistic regression models assessed the influence of time point (2004 vs. 2016) on correct recognition of risk factors such as age at first childbirth, childlessness, lack of breastfeeding, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and family history. Regression m...
Source: European Journal of Cancer Prevention - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Research Papers: Breast Cancer Source Type: research
Britain’s government has restricted the export of 24 drugs as part of efforts to reduce shortages of some medicines, hormone replacement therapy drugs, contraceptives and adrenaline pens
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Ministers have confirmed plans for a ban on the export of certain medicines, starting with a group of 24 drugs including 19 hormone replacement therapy treatments, ahead of the no-deal Brexit deadline at the end of this month.
Source: HSJ - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
Hormone replacement therapy, contraceptives and adrenaline pens are all on the government's list.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Despite being something that will affect half the world ’s population, the menopause, and how it can lead to things such as hot flushes, has historically been a bit of a ‘black box’ for scientists. But thanks to new insights from animal research, a much-needed alternative to hormone replacement therapy could be just around the corner.Hannah Devlin investigatesContinue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Science Menopause Biology Reproduction Health Source Type: news
A group of women who had been using HRT for a year were studied by The Ohio State University Medical Center. Some markers, including insulin sensitivity, had been improved.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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