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FDA Strengthens Warnings and Changes Prescription Instructions for Feraheme

feraheme given black box warning because of fatal allergic reactionsThe FDA announced in a Drug Safety Communication that it is strengthening warnings that the anemia drug Feraheme can lead to serious and sometimes fatal allergic reactions. The agency has also changed the prescribing instructions for Feraheme and added a Black Box Warning—the FDA’s strongest warning—to the drug’s packaging. The new warning strongly recommends against using Feraheme in any patient who has had an allergic reaction ...

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