Mevacor

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Name: Mevacor
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Cholesterol Rx May Be Lifesaver for Diabetes Patients

(dailyRx News) For those with Type 2 diabetes , heart disease is a major cause of death. Cholesterol-cutting statins, however, may help fight heart disease and prolong lives.People with diabetes are more likely to have unhealthy cholesterol levels, which ... [Published Daily Rx - Jul 24 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Red yeast rice is nice to your blood vessels

For centuries, Chinese physicians have used herbal medicines. One particular herb that has been used for ailments, including stomach complaints, poor blood flow, diarrhea and other acute and chronic conditions, is red yeast rice.I am sure that Chinese ... [Published Amsterdam News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Lovastatin for Epilepsy?

Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is one of the most common types of epilepsy and is characterized by spontaneous, recurrent seizures that originate in the temporal lobe of the brain. TLE can be caused by initiating events, such as meningitis, stroke or a ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Muscle Aches and Statins: Case Challenge

A 60-year-old man with coronary artery disease comes in today for a follow-up appointment. At his last visit, you had initiated pravastatin after he complained of myalgia with both simvastatin and lovastatin. He reports to you that he stopped taking the ... [Published Diabetes Care - Jul 14 2014]
Entities: Statins, Pravachol, Medscape
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: June 2014

Get Consumer Updates by E-mailConsumer Updates RSS FeedOn This Page:After products approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are on the market, the agency continues to monitor them for problems.FDA encourages health care professionals and consumers ... [Published U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Doctor’s Best Recalls Cholesterol Supplement Due to Presence of Drug

WASHINGTON-- Doctor’s Best last week announced a voluntary recall of a dietary supplement that contained a drug that has been approved for the treatment of high cholesterol.Red Yeast Rice is a dietary supplement marketed to lower cholesterol and distributed ... [Published Natural Products Industry Insider - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Svolders substansvärde 2014-06-27: 104 SEK/aktie.

- 09:20 On June 24, the FDA announced that 7,379 bottles (lot 3121005) of Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement, by Doctor's Best, are recalled because they were found to contain undeclared Lovastatin. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority ... [Published Presskontakt.se - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

FDA Announces Recall of Red Yeast Rice by Doctor’s Best: AttorneyOne...

On June 24, the FDA announced that 7,379 bottles (lot 3121005) of Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement, by Doctor's Best, are recalled because they were found to contain undeclared Lovastatin. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on ... [Published PRWeb - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

To avoid potentially serious side effects, don’t mix these foods and drinks

A simple fact of life is that a majority of people over 50 take at least one prescription medicine. Unfortunately, many of them consider reading the warning labels as a waste of time.According to a study done by researchers at Kansas State University, ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 27 2014]
Entities: Warfarin, Antibiotic, Valium
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Doctor's Best recalls Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement

The FDA has announced that Doctor's Best is voluntarily recalling 7379 bottles of Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement as its contains lovastatin, a cholesterol-lowering drug. Consumers who use supplements found to contain lovastatin in rare cases could ... [Published Individual.com - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

June Food And Supplement Recall Roundup: May Contain Metal Fragments

In our June Recall Roundup for food, supplements, and even a few over-the-counter drugs, the mint chocolate chip ice ceram is packed with pistachios, more smoothie powders have contaminated chia seeds, and red yeast pills sold as an all-natural supplement ... [Published The Consumerist - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 3 reports

Doctor's Best recalls Red Yeast Rice supplement, tainted with prescription cholesterol drug: Tainted dietary supplements

In rare cases, using the supplements that contain lovastatin could result in serious muscle injury, particularly in people already taking prescription "statins" such as lovastatin, simvastatin (known by brand name Zocor), or atorvastatin (known by brand ... [Published Cleveland.com - Jun 25 2014]

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...According to news reporting originating in Abbott Park , Illinois , by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "To test the feasibility of preparing redispersible powders from nanosuspensions without further addition of drying protectants, Lovastatin was processed into nanosuspensions and subsequently converted into a powder form using a spray-drying process. The effects of spray-drying process parameters and stabilizers on the properties of the spray-dried powders were evaluated."
"The heart is surrounded by the pericardium, which is a sac consisting of two layers of tissue (fibrous pericardium and parietal layer of the serous pericardium). The pericardial space (between the pericardium and the heart) contains some pericardial fluid that bathes the outer tissue heart in a stable osmotic and electrolytic environment."

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Red yeast rice is nice to your blood vessels [Published Amsterdam News - 19 hours ago]
Lovastatin for Epilepsy? [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Cholesterol Rx May Be Lifesaver for Diabetes Pa... [Published Daily Rx - Jul 24 2014]
LOVASTATIN Tablet [Bryant Ranch Prepack] [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Jul 24 2014]
ABBOTT LABORATORIES : New Findings on Nanoparti... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
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Bioactives and Traditional Herbal Medicine for ... [Published Food Consumer - Jul 22 2014]
boceprevir (Victrelis) [Published MedicineNet.com - Jul 19 2014]
Real Medicine: How to charge $40 billion for no... [Published Ridgefield Press - Jul 18 2014]
Muscle Aches and Statins: Case Challenge [Published Diabetes Care - Jul 14 2014]
FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: June 2014 [Published U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Jul 11 2014]
Recalcitrant Hypercholesterolemia With Best Sta... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 10 2014]
Ted Rall: We, the Corporations [Published River Cities Reader - Jul 06 2014]
Medications & Sun Sensitivity [Published Stamford Patch - Jul 05 2014]
Patent Application Titled "Intra-Myocardial Age... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 02 2014]
Patent Issued for Method of Determining Dose an... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 02 2014]
People’s Pharmacy: Unexpected statin reactions ... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 02 2014]
Doctor’s Best Recalls Cholesterol Supplement Du... [Published Natural Products Industry Insider - Jun 30 2014]
Svolders substansvärde 2014-06-27: 104 SEK/aktie. [Published Presskontakt.se - Jun 30 2014]
FDA Announces Recall of Red Yeast Rice by Docto... [Published PRWeb - Jun 30 2014]
To avoid potentially serious side effects, don’... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 27 2014]
Methods of treating cardiovascular diseases and... [Published PharmCast - Jun 27 2014]
LOVASTATIN (Lovastatin) Tablet [Aphena Pharma S... [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Jun 26 2014]
Doctor's Best recalls Red Yeast Rice dietary su... [Published Individual.com - Jun 26 2014]
June Food And Supplement Recall Roundup: May Co... [Published The Consumerist - Jun 25 2014]
Doctor's Best recalls Red Yeast Rice supplement... [Published Cleveland.com - Jun 25 2014]
Doctor's Best Recalls Red Yeast Rice Capsules D... [Published RTTNews.com - Jun 25 2014]
Red Yeast Rice by Doctor’s Best: Recall - Undec... [Published Ein News - Jun 25 2014]
Doctor’s Best Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recal... [Published Ein News - Jun 24 2014]
The People's Pharmacy: Unexpected statin reacti... [Published Roanoke Times - Jun 24 2014]
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