FDA Consumer Health Information - FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: November 2011 Created by News on 12/27/2011 9:51:27 PM
Consumers are warned not to use the ShoulderFlex Massager—a home massager that has caused a death and a near-strangulation when a necklace and clothing became caught in the device.
SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers are warned not to use the ShoulderFlex Massager—a home massager that has caused a death and a near-strangulation when a necklace and clothing became caught in the device.
Other alerts or safety information issued by the Food and Drug Administration in November includes the following products:
- TNF blocker drugs that may be associated with a possible cancer risk
- ADHD drugs that showed no evidence of an increased risk of stroke or heart attack in children and young adults
- A cholesterol-lowering medicine that may not lower the risk of heart attack or stroke
- An unapproved drug sold as a dietary supplement for sexual enhancement
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