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08.10.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

18,000 illegal internet pharmacies shut down

International authorities have more than 8 million worth of counterfeit medicines

Euro confiscated. Investigators from 100 countries spent over a weekthen

worked together to combat the illicit drug trafficking. There

According to Interpol, 79 people and around 18,000 were arrested

Internet sites switched off. (Post from 04.10.2012)

11.09.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Pharmaceutical safety and transparency in Europe are to be further increased

Doctors and pharmacists have always been able and should observe side effects

report through medication. This is intended to provide information about risks to everyone

Medicines are collected. However, it was opaque to the public

so far what happens to these messages.

11.09.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

What happens to clinical trial data?

Experts forthen that negative results are also publicly available.

08/06/2012 Drug safety and Social pharmacy

Howthe Sildenafil in "herbal" sexual enhancer

The Rhineland-Palatinate Lanofinvestigation office warns of the illegal sexual enhancer

"Golden Root Complex". The experts found in the supposedly purely vegetable blue

Capsules the Viagra active ingredient Sildenafil in a very high dosage, as the office on

Announced on Friday in Koblenz. (Post from 08/03/2012)

03.08.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy


08.10.2012

Warning of VMaxx Rx

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns consumers about VMaxx Rx. In the product

has been the Active ingredient sulfoaildenafil found. Sulfoaildenafil is an unapproved one

Substance similar to Sildenafil. (Post from 08/01/2012)

08/02/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Instant Hard Rod - RigiRx - Plus ZenMaxx

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above products. In the

Aminotadalafil was found in products, this is an unapproved substance similar to

the tadalafil. (Post from 08/01/2012)

08/02/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of [Hu Qiu] Niu Huang Xiao Yan Wan

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above product. It was

found a significant amount of mercury. At the Ingestion can be too

Health risks come because mercury is found in vital organs

accumulates. (Post from 08/01/2012)

08/02/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Firminite, Extra Strength Instant Hot Rod, Libidron

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns about the above products. In the

Products was found to be Tadalafil, a prescription drug

which one for treatment the erectile dysfunction is used. (Contribution from

01.08.2012)

08/02/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Boost - Ultra Sexual Enhancement Formula, EreXite, Mojo Nights

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns about the above products. In the

Products are Sildenafil and Tadalafil, prescription drugs,

included to treat erectile dysfunction. These are only allowed under supervision

taken by a doctor. (Post from 08/01/2012)

07/20/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning from Vine Essence

The Canadian Medicines Agency found in the advertised as a health product

Agent lead and the undeclared active ingredient acetaminophen (paracetamol).

Infants, toddlersthe, Pregnant and breastfeeding women are specialthes endangered. The

Ingestion of lead can cause vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, coma, etc.the even to death

to lead. (Post from 07/19/2012)

07/17/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Fu Fang Zaoren Jiaonang

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above product. This product

is used as a natural remedy for anxiety etc.the Advertised insomnia. The

Health authorities found the active ingredient L-Tetrahydropalmatine, which causes damage

vital organs like the Liver can lead. (Post from 07/16/2012)


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07/10/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Illegal online pharmacies. Danger to life at the click of a mouse

The operators of criminal online pharmacies are becoming more and more professional. With

dangerous glue, varnish etc.the even poison stretched tablets are from the original

indistinguishable, the Internet pages resemble those of reputable providers. Now

should consumers be protected with seals. (Post from 07/09/2012)

07/09/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Lightning Rod

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns consumers about the above

Product. In the product was the Active ingredient hydroxythiohomosildenafil, similar to the

Sildenafil found. This ingredient is used for treatment the erectile dysfunction

used.

05.07.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

What to do with old drugs

That question has probably almost always arisenthe asked once. The general rule is that

Medicines can be disposed of with household waste in Germany.

Pain plasters should be stuck together for this. This reports the

Consumer magazine "Good Pills - Bad Pills" in their current issue.

05.07.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Placebos: effect without active ingredient

The mere expectation that the tablet ingested will have an effect provides that

Patient already Lintheung. This effect is known as placebo. More frequently

this effect is also consciously used by doctors prescribing placebos. In the

latest edition the Consumer magazine "Good Pills - Bad Pills" clarify that

Authors on this phenomenon.

05.07.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

What to do with insect bites

Mosquito bites are usually harmless, but very annoying. As long as there is no allergy

cooling usually helps against the itching. For the effectiveness of home remedies and

On the other hand, there is hardly any evidence of ointments, according to the consumer magazine "Gute Pillen -

Bad Pills ”in their latest edition.

06/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Sometimes supplements do more harm than good

Many patients take nutritional supplements in the Hope a disease

so linthen to be able to. However, they are not suitable for this because there is no evidence

for healing properties there. Nothingofdead spite they can interact with

Induce medication. A study the University of Dresden now showed that

There is a need for advice on this topic.

25.06.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of slimming pills

Another warning about dangerous slimming pills from the Internet: The pills


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called "Fat Napalm Bomb" contain the substance sibutramine, the according to a study

Risk of heart attacks and strokes increased. (Post from 06/22/2012)

06/22/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Older people are not adequately informed about their medicines

According to a recent AOK survey, only a quarter know the older

Patients that they are at an increased risk of side effects. The

scientific institute the AOK asked 1,000 statutory insured persons aged 65 and over whether

they know the risks of their drugs and how to take their drugs. The

The result: the knowledge that medication can also be problematic for the elderly

can is not enough and must be improved. More advice is needed for this. »

06/20/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

The e-cigarette as nicotine substitute for smoking cessation is not very suitable

The so-called electric cigarette or similarthe e-cigarettes are also not very suitable for

Smoking cessation, so the conclusion the pharmacritical journal "arznei-

telegram". It is better, with intensive advice or similarthe psychotherapeutic

Support to completely refrain from smoking. »

05.06.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of African Black Ant, France T253, Hard Ten Days, Man King, Stree

Overlord

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns consumers about the above

Products. The following active ingredients were found in the products. African Black Ant:

Sildenafil and Tadalafil, France T253: Sildenafil, Harte Ten Days: Sildenafil, Man

King: Sildenafil, Stree Overlord: Sildenafil. (Post from 04.06.2012) »

05.06.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Japan Weight Loss Blue; Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Green Pills;

Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Pills Yellow

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above products in Japan

Weight Loss Blue was found to be an unapproved substance similar to sibutramine

the sibutramine and ephedrine. In Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Pills became green

Sibutramine and phenolphthalein found. In Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Pills Yellow

has been the Active ingredient phenolphthalein found. (Post from 04.06.2012) »

05.06.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Ling Zhi She Xiang Tong Mai Dan

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above product. In the product

has been the Active ingredient dexamethasone found. Dexamethasone is a steroid, a

prescription drug for use in inflammatory diseases

like arthritis and allergic reactions. (Post from 04.06.2012) »

05.06.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Mince Belle (Capsules); Everlax (Capsules); Ever Slim (capsules);

Ever Slim Shake Mix (Strawberry); Ever Slim Shake Mix (Chocolate) Acai

Mangosteen

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above products. In the

The active ingredients Sibutramine othe Tadalafil found. Sibutramine was

Previously used to treat obesity, but is no longer approved.


(Post from 04.06.2012) »

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05.06.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Q&N Omega Tree

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above product. By doing

Product contains cannabinol and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). (Contribution from

04.06.2012) »

05.06.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of RegenArouse (Lot Number 130100) - RegenErect (all lots)

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above products. In the

Products is the Prescription ingredient containing tadalafil. (Contribution from

04.06.2012) »

05/31/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Fake ad warningtheAlles

The American Medicines Agency warns consumers about a fake version

by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Adtheall 30 mg tablets bought on the internet

can be. Adtheall, is used to deal with attention deficit hyperactivity

Treat disorders (ADHD) and narcolepsy and is a prescription

Drug. (Post from May 29, 2012) »

05/30/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Jin Yu Tang Tai Han Kang Pai Pu Ling Jiao Nang;

TangBaoKouFuYiDaoSuJiaoNang; Tangren 365 Kangxunpai sangge huoyisu

jiaonang; Tong Ren Xiu Fu Kou Fu

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns consumers about the above

Products. Metformin, Glibenclamid (also called Glibenclamid

known) and rosiglitazone, prescription drugs used to treat

high blood sugar found in patients with type 2 diabetes. These drugs

should only be taken under the supervision of a doctor. (Post from May 24, 2012)

»

05/30/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of [Chung Lien Kulin Brand] Anshen Bunai Pian

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns the Ingestion of mentioned above

Product. A very high level of mercury was found in the product. (Post

from May 24th, 2012) »

05/30/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Lipro Diet Pills; Xiyouji Qingzhi weight loss capsules

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above products. In the

Products the Active ingredient sibutramine found.

Sibutramine was previously used to treat obesity, but it isn't

more approved for sale in Canada. (Post from May 24, 2012) »

05/30/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Advance Men capsules

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above product. By doing

Product was the Active ingredient sulfoaildenafil and Miraculous found. (Contribution from

24.05.2012) »


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05/30/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of CanSui; Lexscl Fat Rapid Loss Capsule; The Extreme-thin Fat

Burning bomb; Xiu Zhi Su L-Carnitine Slimming Capsule

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above mentioned products. In the

The active ingredients sibutramine and phenolphthalein were found in products. Sibutramine

was previously used to treat obesity, but is no longer used

Authorized for sale in Canada. (Post from May 24, 2012) »

05/16/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Dietary Supplements: Certain dietary supplements do more harm than they do

use?

Food supplements with antioxidant effects are generally used for prevention

Cancer and ontheNot suitable for life-threatening diseases. Doses too high the

Antioxidants vitamins A, E, and beta-carotene can even increase your risk of getting earlier

to die. Many people take antioxidants such as vitamin C or the likethe Beta carotene as

Dietary supplement. They hope it will improve their health in generalthen and

Prevent diseases. This is reported on Gesundheitsinformation.de, the consumer website of

Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care. »

07.05.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Live safely with blood thinners

Around one million people in Germany need blood-thinning medication every day

take in. Without this treatment, they would be at high risk of heart attack, and stroke

Pulmonary embolism. In addition to these medically cared for patients, there is a high number of unreported cases

who administer ASA to themselves daily to prevent heart attacks. But life with that

Colloquially "thin" blood is not without risk. »

04/17/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

New platform offers online help

Packed in colorful sachets and camouflaged as an incense mixture, baofalz othe

Fertilizer pills: The sale of synthetic drugs on the Internet is booming

Assessment by professionals. The effect and long-term risks the "Legal Highs"

but have not been explored, they warn. An Internet-

platform of Frankfurt Drug Unit now offers online information about the substances

as announced on April 16, by the head of the health department, Manuela Rottmann.

(Post from 04/16/2012)

03/14/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Power-X

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns consumers about the above

Product. In the product was the prescription drug

Thiodimethylsildenafil, found similar to the Sildenafil. Sildenafil is used for treatment

the erectile dysfunction and should only be used under the supervision of a doctor

be taken. Since there can be significant side effects, will

Consumers are advised not to ingest this product. (Post from 03/12/2012)

08.03.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Xiyozji Qingzhi

The Australian Medicines Agency warns against the above product. By doing

Product was the unapproved active ingredient sibutramine found. Because it too


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Consumers are advised to use this product

not to be taken.(Post from 03/08/2012)

02/10/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Food: Health Promises Only With Evidence

With the health promottheThe effect of a dietary supplement may only be

advertised if it has been scientifically proven. That goes from an am

Judgment that became known on Thursday of Oberlanofcourt (OLG) Frankfurt am

Main out. In it the court takes the view with health-related

Statements run the risk that the Consumers trust it and therefore

medical advice not othe looking too late. (Post from 02/09/2012)

02/10/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

BfArM warns the Use of Ukrain

According to the information available to the BfArM, there are still large amounts of

Medicinal Ukrain in Germany and in anthein EU countries illegally in the

Brought into circulation. In addition, this product is available on the Internet with various

Promises of healing advertised. (Post from 02/09/2012) »

02/09/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

EU pharmaceutical package strengthens pharmacovigilance. Better drug information

the Patient

By adopting of first part of EU pharmaceutical package last year

there are important innovations for permanent observation and that

Management of drug risks (pharmacovigilance) and drug information

the Patient. The second law to the Äntheun pharmaceutical law and anthehe

Regulations should be the Äntheungen the EC Directive 2001/83 / EC until July 2012 in

implement national law. Dr. Andrea Wiegard from Lanofcenter

Health North Rhine-Westphalia in the Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung in its edition

from January 19, 2012. »

02/09/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the stable - what is the risk for the

People?

Resistance is in the To combat clinic and in the stable alike. Not just in

Resistances are decreasing from hospitals, including in livestock populations

Bacteria against antibiotics too. Resistant strains are both under

pathogenic germs as well as non-pathogenic bacteria, so-called

Commensals, watch. (Post from 02/08/2012) »

02.02.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Pfizer is recalling birth control pills

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has 14 batches of two birth control pills each in the United States

called back. An investigation showed that some the Tablets not the

contain the correct amount of hormones. The preparations contain 21 active ingredients and

seven inactive pills - apparently their order is mixed upthedevices.

(Post from 02/02/2012)

02.02.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Vaccination: Database of side effects is publicly available


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Vaccination with side effects? The swine flu a good three years ago showed again

how quickly doctors and patients are unsettled by alleged reports of ADRs

can be. There is a comprehensive database for this in Germany. Soon

she celebrates her fifth birthday. (Post from 02/01/2012)

01/30/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Without a prescription does not mean harmless

Back pain isn't just a problem for typical office stallions as well

full-time moving helpers - even athletes always have itthe in the cross. And

that, although an active lifestyle with a lot of exercise is actually a guarantee

this means walking through life without a hunched back and thus upright. If

The cross hurts anyway, so many people unceremoniously take the painkiller. (Post

from 01/27/2012) »

01/27/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

The IGeL monitor

The IGeL monitor is created by a team that the evidence-based medicine

is obliged. Initiator and client of IGeL monitor is the Medical service

of Top Associationof Federation the Health insurance companies (MDS). Is financed the MDS

from the umbrella organization the Statutory health insurance, the GKV-SV.

01/27/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

BfArM affirms FortheAccording to prescription requirements for bulk analgesic packs

Daily newspaper interviews with the director of Bunofinstitute for pharmaceuticals and

Medical devices (BfArM), Prof. Dr. Walter Schwerdtfeger, cause irritation. Titled

For example: "From liver damage to death - Paracetamol has 800,000

Made Germans sick, says pharmaceutical inspector Walter Scherdtfeger. He forthet

Prescription requirement for bulk analgesics "(taz 23.1.2012). The interview is probably before

the background the meeting on February 27, 2012 of

See Committee of Experts on Prescribing. (Contribution from

27.01.2012)

01/27/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

E-cigarette: Ban on selling nicotine-containing liquids

The health department the City of Essen forthet dealers on selling nicotine

Discontinue liquids. As part of of consumer health protection will be the

Employees can check every reported violation immediately and

if necessary, initiate regulatory measures. (Contribution from

27.01.2012)

01/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of slimina weightloss capsules, S-shape

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns consumers against Slimina weightloss capsules.

In the capsules was the Active ingredient sibutramine found. In the S-Shape capsules,

Sibutramine, fenfluramine, phenolphthalein, propranolol and nifedipine were found.

(Post from January 25, 2012) »

01/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Get Stiff, Maxi Mize

The Canadian Medicines Agency has in the product Get Stiff the


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Prescription Active Ingredients Vardenafil - 6 mg, Yohimbine - 2 mg, and Tadalafil

found. And in the Maxi Mize product were the prescription ones

Active ingredients Hydroxyhomosildenafil - 2 mg, Hydroxythiohomosildenafil - 130 mg, Tadalafil.

(Post from January 25, 2012) »

01/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Ying Da Wang tablets

The Canadian Medicines Agency has in the above product the

Prescription Active Substance Sildenafil Found. Sildenafil is a

prescription drug for treatment the erectile dysfunction and

should only be taken under the supervision of a doctor. Because it's too substantial

Side effects may occur, consumers are advised not to use this product

to take. (Post from January 25, 2012)

01/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Athri-Eze, Sear Heang Tienchi Tu Chung Wan, Wiku Jahe Kencur

(Akur Mujarab), Cap Wijaya Kusuma (An Ki It)

In the product Athri-Eze the active ingredients Dexamethasone, Furosemide and

Acetaminophen, in the product Sear Heang Tienchi Tu Chung Wan the active ingredients

Dexamethasone and Chlorpheniramine, in the product Wiku Jahe Kenur (Akur

Mujarab) has allopurinol, prednisolone and chlorpheniramine and in the product

Cap Wijaya Kusuma (An Ki It) the active ingredients Phenylbutazone and Acetaminophen

found. (Post from January 25, 2012) »

01/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of 17 weight loss products

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the products A-Slim 100% Natural

Slimming Capsule, Acai Berry Soft Gel ABC, Advanced Slim 5>, DaiDaiHuaJiaoNang,

Dream Body Slimming Capsule, Fruit Plant Lossing Fat Capsule, Health Slimming

Coffee, Ja Dera 100% Natural Weight Loss Supplement, Leisure 18 Slimming Coffee,

Lishou, Magic Slim Tea, Magic Slim Weight Reduction Capsule, P57 Hoodia, Pai You

Guo Slim Tea, PhentraBurn Slimming Capsules, Slenthe Slim 11, Tengda. (Contribution from

25.01.2012) »

01/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Uprizing 2.0

The Canadian Medicines Agency has the active ingredient in the above product

Superdrol, which is a synthetic anabolic steroid similar to the male

Sex hormone testosterone is found. This is one

prescription drug, the Taken only under the supervision of a doctor

may be. Since side effects can occur, consumers are advised to

not to use this product. (Post from January 25, 2012)

01/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of [LuShenPai] Specific Hou Ton Qing, [AA] Pe Min Kan Wan

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns against the above products. In the products

high concentrations of arsenic etc.the Mercury found. The swallowing

Large amounts of heavy metals can pose serious health risks

bring because they are in vital organs of Body can accumulate.

Kinthe are specialthes susceptible to the toxic effects of heavy metals.


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Consumers are therefore advised not to ingest these products. (Contribution from

25.01.2012)

01/26/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warning of Cardiotium - Paidusu - SlimEasy Herbs Capsule - Tianran Zuanshi

Xianweisu

The Canadian Medicines Agency warns about the above products. By doing

Product Cardiotium are the active ingredients losartan and atorvastatin in the products

Paidusu, SlimEasy and Tianran Zuanshi Xianweisu are the active ingredients Sibutramine,

Contain phenolphathalein and thyroxine. (Post from January 25, 2012) »

25.01.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

North Rhine-Westphalian Minister of Health: Quick legal solution to the e-

Cigarette necessary

The North Rhine-Westphalian Minister of Health Barbara Steffens hopes it will

as soon as possible to a bunofuniform regulation for legal classification

the nicotine-containing liquids for the e-cigarette. Should also at EU level

If possible, a regulation will be passed this year to reduce the

Legal uncertainty for the usersthe and especially for distributors of e-cigarettes and

theen accessories. In an interview in the Show local time Ruhr of

WDR on January 23, the minister reiterated her critical stance towards the e-

Cigarettes. »

25.01.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

AMK warns of adulterated food supplements

The Medicines Commission the German pharmacist (AMK) warns again

counterfeit food supplements. At the moment it's about “Passion Power®” - a

Food supplement from Portugal. It contains onthes declared as not just pure

herbal ingredients, sonthen also the antihypertensive drug phentolamine.

Accordingly, the product is considered to be non-marketable and questionable

To classify medicinal products. (Post from 01/24/2012)

11.01.2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Antibiotic-resistant germs on chicken meat samples

Antibiotic-resistant germs on chicken meat samples are nothing new. A

sample of Bunds für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland (BUND) has for

Excitement caused: ESBL germs are found on ten out of 20 meat samples bought

found that two samples were contaminated with MRSA germs. "The find of

thelike resistant germs on chicken meat is not a new finding, ”explains

Professor Dr. Dr. Andreas Hensel, President of Bunofinstitute for risk assessment

(BfR). »

01/02/2012 drug safety and Social pharmacy

No protection from additional vitamins and trace elements.

Serves the additional intake of vitamins and trace elements in addition to one

balanced diet the Health? Rhenish answers this question in the negative

Ärzteblatt, referring to an international and a German one

scientific source. Furthermore, the Ärzteblatt writes: “From countless studies

Vitamin effects can be derived in principle: in Europe there is no additional one

Vitamin / trace element supply requiredthelich, in the Usually a balanced one is sufficient


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Nutrition. Excessive doses are more likely to be harmful (if they don't like vitamin C about the

Kidney are excreted). "»

December 21, 2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Warnings from so-called e-cigarettes - two cases of poisoning in the Soest district

The so-called electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) is used in the increased recently

offered. The press release shows that this is not without its risks of Circle

Soest v. December 20, 2011. Two adults showed up there the use

the e-cigarette symptoms of poisoning, so that they receive emergency medical treatment

had to. But there are also other things to consider.

»

December 21, 2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Combating counterfeit medicines - a measure for the

Patient protection

Counterfeit medicines pose a high health risk the Patient. In

Germany and thetheen EU member states are fake and sent tothee

illicit drugs are primarily sold through the internet. Only with one

There will be intensive cooperation between the police, customs and the pharmaceutical authorities

still be possible to find fakes the keep out of the legal distribution chain.

(Post from December 21, 2011) »

December 21, 2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Health experts warn against e-cigarettes

Harmful to health and unsuitable for smoking cessation. As healthy

Alternative to tobacco consumption and steam without regrets are so-called e-cigarettes

advertised and distributed on the Internet, but increasingly also sold in shops.

In view of unexplained health risks, the North Rhine-Westphalian warns

Health Minister Barbara Steffens generally before consuming e-cigarettes -

and with her quite a fewthehe experts. (Contribution from

20.12.2011)

December 20, 2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Health department warns against e-cigarettes

First reports of poisoning in the Soest district. First reports of poisoning

in the Soest district. Due to e-cigarettes, it is in the Soest district on December 6th for a 45 year old

Woman from Bad Sassendorf and a 35-year-old man from Soest

Poisoning came so that they had to be treated by an emergency doctor. (Post

from December 20, 2011) »

December 20, 2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Antibiotics are effective medicines for treating bacterial diseases

An ideal antibiotic acts quickly and specifically against those that cause illness

Bacteria and it is well tolerated. However, all antibiotics can have side effects like

Abdominal pain etc.the Cause diarrhea. If used incorrectly,

In addition, resistant, i.e. insensitive pathogens develop against which the antibiotic can

no longer works with further treatment. The Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians

North Rhine now has a new information sheet for the health insurance companies

Patients published. (Article Dec. 2011)


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12/19/2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Population survey on health 2009, including self-medication

The LIGA.NRW has his volume 9 out the Publication series "LIGA.Fokus" online

posed. He provides the results of a representative, telephone survey

Health in North Rhine-Westphalia before that of the Section

"Health information" of Institutes lan at regular intervalsoffar

is carried out. These population surveys are an important source of data for

health reporting in NRW (article from December 19, 2011) »

16.12.2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Vitamin pills forthen stroke

Those who eat healthily can reduce their risk of stroke by minthen - especially with one

low-salt or similarthe Mediterranean diet. Taking vitamin pills, on the other hand, does not help - entirely

on the contrary. PERTH. Word is getting around that the human

vitamins are required, but nutritional supplements with vitamins and minerals

does not replace a balanced diet and an excess of the supposedly so healthy

Substances sometimes even harm. (Article from December 15, 2011)

14.12.2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Red hand letter: Strattera

Important safety information about the risk of blood pressure and

Heart rate increase at the treatment the Attention deficit

/ Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with Strattera® (atomoxetine) (article from December 13, 2011)

14.12.2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Khat drug increases heart attack mortality

Consumers the oriental drug khat have in case of coronary disease one

increased risk of death. The publication in Circulation (2011; 124: 2681-2689)

also documents an increase the Strokes. The habit of being on for hours

the leaves the Plant Catha edulis to chew until contained in the cells

Alkaloids are released in East Africa and the common in the Arabian Peninsula,

even if the consumption the Khat drug is now only socially accepted in Yemen.

(Post from December 13, 2011)

December 8th, 2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Drug abuse. "We need more attention".

It is estimated that there are around 1.5 million people in Germany from

Drug dependent. Mechthild Dyckmans (FDP), drug commissioner the

Bunofgovernment, fortheDon't pay more attention to this disorder. With the

She talked about drug prevention, drug advertising and pharmaceutical newspaper

Problems in the fight against designer drugs.

08.12.2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Drug residues. How polluted is our water?

Fish suffer from previously unknown kidney damage; male rainbow trout

feminine; Mussels release their semen before the female produces eggs

to have. Medicinal residues in the water are so small that humans cannot

endanger, but sometimes disrupt the sensitive ecosystem.

07.12.2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Caution: "Maurer's herb capsules" contain sibutramine


08.10.2012

The Darmstadt Regional Council warns the Ingestion of Slimming product

"Mason's herb garden". A recent investigation of distributed over the Internet

Means in capsule form gave a content of 12.5 milligrams of actually

prescription active ingredient sibutramine per capsule. (Post from December 06, 2011)

02.12.2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Recall of Stiff One Hard 169

Stiff One Hard 169 "is being voluntarily recalled from the Canadian market after

the Canadian Medicines Agency in the product the undeclared

prescription drug thiodimethylsildenafil, (a substance similar to

found the sildenafil). (Post from November 30, 2011) »

02.12.2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Unauthorized advertising with the logo of BfArM

Given the occasion, we would like to point out that the Internet is illegal

Mail order pharmacies abused the logo of BfArM (Aesculapian staff with snake and

the layout of Lettering "BfArM") for misleading advertising purposes on their

Use internet pages. The usage of BfArM logos is only available with express

and written consent of BfArM permitted. (Post from December 01, 2011) »

11/28/2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

BfArM warns the Use of Ukrain

According to the information available to the BfArM thetime large quantities of

alleged cancer drug "Ukrain" in Germany and in antheen EU countries

illegally placed on the market. In addition, this product is on the Internet with

advertised various healing promises. (Post from November 28, 2011)

11/23/2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Howthegetting too much paracetamol puts the liver at risk

Will paracetamol like even slightlythefetches so overdosed that the cumulative

If the ingestion exceeds 4 g per day, this can be extremely dangerous for the patient

become. Liver failure and death are threatened. British authors warn against this, the cases

of severe liver failure taking paracetamol. (Article 23.11.2011)

11/23/2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Antibiotic resistance monitoring in nevertheSaxony: Current and practice-relevant

Data

The resistance data of 15 selected, infectiously relevant pathogens are collected

systematically collected. Their statistical evaluation takes place with regard to time

Trends, regional as well as outpatient and inpatient differences. The wide application

of antibiotics in the Human and in the Veterinary medicine is increasing

problematic. Resistance is becoming more and more common the Pathogens to the

existing active ingredients observed - mostly caused by their improper

Use and lack of patient compliance. (Post November 2011)

11/23/2011 drug safety and Social pharmacy

Danger zone medicine cabinet

The medicine cabinet is an “emergency area” in many German households and for theirs

a health risk factor for each user. That was the result of two surveys in the