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VA Center For Medication Safety (VA MedSAFE)

Recent Medication Safety News

Alerts are based on the clinical evidence available at the time of publication. Recommendations are intended to assist practitioners in providing consistent, safe, high quality, and cost effective drug therapy. They are not intended to interfere with clinical judgment.  When using dated material, the clinician should consider new clinical information, as available and applicable.

Safety Issue Date of Release Safety Information
Dolutegravir (Juluca, Tivicay, Triumeq) and Potential Risk for Neural Tube Defects 05/31/2018 National PBM Bulletin
AMENDMENT- Accu-Chek Aviva Plus Health Network Strips Urgent Medical Device Correction 05/22/2018 National PBM Patient Level Recall Communication
Accu-Chek Aviva Plus Health Network Strips Urgent Medcial Device Correction 05/18/2018 National PBM Patient Level Recall Communication
Heparin and Saline Syringe Recall Due to Contamination 05/03/2018 National PBM Patient Level Recall Communication
Synthetic Marijuana and Potential Risk for Bleeding UPDATE 04/20/2018 National PBM Bulletin