Blog Posts in October, 2014

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  • The Dangers of Testim
    The Dangers of Testim

    Auxilium Pharmaceuticals received FDA approval on October 31, 2002 for Testim, a testosterone supplement administered via transdermal patches or gel applied to the upper arms and shoulders on a daily ...

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  • FDA Panel Supports Limits on Testosterone Drugs
    FDA Panel Supports Limits on Testosterone Drugs

    In September, a Food and Drug Administration panel of experts voted to impose strict limitations on testosterone drugs-and the testosterone drug industry. In recent years, testosterone replacement ...

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  • FDA Goes Head-to-Head With Uncooperative Compounders
    FDA Goes Head-to-Head With Uncooperative Compounders

    Just this month, the FDA has been forced to ask yet another company to issue a recall for products which create significant safety risks to consumers due to sterility issues. The FDA issues between ...

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  • FTC Files Lawsuit Against AT&T for
    FTC Files Lawsuit Against AT&T for "Throttling" Customers

    This month, the FTC filed a lawsuit against AT&T for deceiving 3.5 million smartphone customers by engaging in a deceptive practice known as “throttling”. According to the FTC, AT&T, the nation’s ...

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  • FDA Cracks Down on Children's Cold Medicine Labels
    FDA Cracks Down on Children's Cold Medicine Labels

    When your child is sick, you want to trust that the medicine you give them is safe and effective. But when pharmaceutical companies fail to adequately label their products, the consequences can be ...

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  • FDA Issues Warning over Dangerous Drugs in Weight Loss Supplements
    FDA Issues Warning over Dangerous Drugs in Weight Loss Supplements

    Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar per year industry. While some products and services truly do help people lead healthier lifestyles, many are nothing more than modern day snake oil. And, in some ...

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