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FDA / Attempted scam

Tv
Jan 16, 2014

Caller using [protected] claimed that my wife had been awarded 8500.00 by the FDA due to complications from pelvic mesh surgery. He insisted that he talk with my wife. I refused to let him and asked him exactly who he was. He claimed to be "an agent of the FDA", speaking in a heavy Indian/middle eastern accent. I could hear a background chatter of what I suspected was a lot of other callers talking at once. It sounded nothing like a call from any legitimate business or government agency. When I told him I couldn't understand him, he got his "supervisor". I asked him if he...

FDA / Stay away

Ha
Aug 08, 2011

I was looking through your site and I couldn’t find a mention (which, of course, doesn’t mean it’s not there) of the recent FDA warning on benzocaine-containing products, e.g., Orajel and Anbesol. If you’re unaware, the FDA recently warned that products containing benzocaine have been linked to methemoglobinemia, a potentially fatal condition. (See the FDA warning here: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm250024.htm). Onder Law Firm, of St. Louis, Mo., has been working with families to determine if they’ve been affected by these products. So, the Firm is familiar...