Saturday’s Daily Piece: Important FDA Recalls This Week

Unfortunately, we have two recalls this week. FDA has issues a class I recall (most serious) for certain Medtronic MiniMed 600 series (please click on link below for specifics) due to incorrect insulin dosing which has caused 2,175 injuries and one death.

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-recalls/medtronic-recalls-minimed-insulin-pumps-incorrect-insulin-dosing

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Secondly, Eisai manufacturer of weight loss medication, lorcaserin (Belviq), has agreed to voluntarily withdrawal lorcaserin from the market due to concerns of cancer risk.

https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-requests-withdrawal-weight-loss-drug-belviq-belviq-xr-lorcaserin-market

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