Desmopressin Nasal Spray Recall
Ferring Pharmaceuticals have found themselves in hot water. Recently, they recalled Desmopressin Acetate Nasal Spray and STIMATE Nasal Spray. Both nasal sprays found higher doses of desmopressin than specified on the label.
High Dosage Of Desmopressin
The FDA stated that associated risks of higher doses of desmopressin include:
- low sodium levels in blood
Ferring Nasal Spray Recall Information
Here is the information you need to know about the recall and associated lawsuits:
What Is Desmopressin?
Desmopressin is a hormone created to assist how the body uses water. It helps manage diabetes and assist how much urine the kidneys create. It can also be used to prevent overdrinking after a head injury.
What Is STIMATE?
STIMATE helps treat hemophilia A. It also treats a blood clotting disorder, Willebrand’s disease.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals voluntarily established the recall of the mentioned nasal sprays. They promptly asked wholesalers to send back the sprays and to immediately remove them from shelves.
Too Much Desmopressin
Ferring stated: “There is a reasonable probability that the use of, or exposure to, certain defective units of this product could pose a significant hazard and may cause adverse health consequences due to increased concentrations of desmopressin.”
They further want to inform the public there were “superpotency” issues with dangerous levels of desmopressin in the sprays.
Did You Have Adverse Effects?
Ferring urged users of Desmopressin and STIMATE nasal sprays to promptly stop using the products. However, some people have already experienced adverse effects. Records are indicating these nasal spray patients have suffered from seizures, muscle damage, coma, and even death.
Talk To A Local Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one has experienced an issue after using these sprays, contact Kane & Silverman today. A skillful personal injury attorney can help hold Ferring Pharmaceuticals responsible for negligence.
Dangerous Prescription Drugs
Manufacturers and sellers have a responsibility to the public to sell safe, tested products true to the label. If these procedures are not properly followed, it may be grounds for a prescription drug lawsuit.
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