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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Equate, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Equate side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Equate.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Equate side effects are:
Extreme Stomach Pain (15 reports)
Bowel Movement (13 reports)
High Blood Pressure (12 reports)
Eyeblurring (10 reports)
Diarrhea (9 reports)
Dizziness (7 reports)
Ringing Or Hissing In The Ear (7 reports)
Skin Rash (4 reports)
Chest Pain (2 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Equate side effects . You can also compare Equate side effects or view FDA reports.

Equate Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Equate reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Equate on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Pruritus, Burning Sensation, Hypersensitivity
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , 29 years of age, weighting 119.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: pruritus, burning sensation, hypersensitivity. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Hypersensitivity, Headache, Feeling Hot, Flushing, Fatigue, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Dry Mouth, Application Site Erythema
Patient was taking Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Patient felt the following Equate side effects: hypersensitivity, headache, feeling hot, flushing, fatigue, asthenia, decreased appetite, dry mouth, application site erythema on Dec 13, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 32 years of age, weighting 145.5 lb, was diagnosed with and. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Steroids
  • Antibiotics
  • Albuterol Inhaler
  • Cough Suppressant


Pruritus, Nausea
Adverse event was reported on Dec 13, 2013 by a Female taking Equate Nts 21mg, Clear (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 87 years of age, weighting 198.4 lb, After Equate was administered, patient encountered several Equate side effects: pruritus, nausea.

Rash, Rash Erythematous
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , 38 years of age, weighting 169.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: rash, rash erythematous. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.


Application Site Vesicles, Application Site Burn
on Dec 13, 2013 Male from US , 43 years of age, weighting 178.6 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Patient felt the following Equate side effects: application site vesicles, application site burn. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Pain In Extremity
Patient was taking Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. After Equate was administered, patient encountered several Equate side effects: pain in extremity on Dec 13, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 24 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, was diagnosed with and. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Pruritus, Erythema
Adverse event was reported on Dec 13, 2013 by a Male taking Equate Nts 14mg, Clear (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 74 years of age, weighting 191.8 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: pruritus, erythema.

Rash, Pruritus
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , 66 years of age, weighting 209.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 14mg, Clear. Patient felt the following Equate side effects: rash, pruritus. Equate Nts 14mg, Clear dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Application Site Pruritus, Application Site Pain, Application Site Rash
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , weighting 149.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. After Equate was administered, patient encountered several Equate side effects: application site pruritus, application site pain, application site rash. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Rash
Patient was taking Equate Nts 14mg, Clear. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: rash on Dec 13, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 25 years of age, weighting 134.5 lb, was diagnosed with and. Equate Nts 14mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Nausea, Vomiting
Adverse event was reported on Dec 13, 2013 by a Female taking Equate Nts 21mg, Clear (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 41 years of age, weighting 105.8 lb, Patient felt the following Equate side effects: nausea, vomiting.

Skin Irritation, Pruritus
on Dec 13, 2013 Male from US , 67 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 14mg, Clear. After Equate was administered, patient encountered several Equate side effects: skin irritation, pruritus. Equate Nts 14mg, Clear dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Blister
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , 56 years of age, weighting 110.2 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: blister. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Application Site Rash
Patient was taking Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Patient felt the following Equate side effects: application site rash on Dec 13, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 61 years of age, weighting 165.3 lb, was diagnosed with and. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Application Site Urticaria, Application Site Vesicles, Hypersensitivity
Adverse event was reported on Dec 13, 2013 by a Female taking Equate Nts 7mg, Clear (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 75 years of age, weighting 92.59 lb, After Equate was administered, patient encountered several Equate side effects: application site urticaria, application site vesicles, hypersensitivity.

Nonspecific Reaction
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , 58 years of age, weighting 123.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 7mg, Clear. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: nonspecific reaction. Equate Nts 7mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Product Quality Issue
on Dec 13, 2013 Male from US , 48 years of age, weighting 213.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Patient felt the following Equate side effects: product quality issue. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Blood Pressure Increased
Patient was taking Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. After Equate was administered, patient encountered several Equate side effects: blood pressure increased on Dec 13, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 79 years of age, weighting 134.5 lb, was diagnosed with and. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Application Site Rash
Adverse event was reported on Dec 13, 2013 by a Male taking Equate Nts 14mg, Clear (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 38 years of age, weighting 209.4 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: application site rash.

Pruritus, Urticaria
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Patient felt the following Equate side effects: pruritus, urticaria. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Abnormal Dreams, Depression, Therapeutic Response Unexpected
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , 42 years of age, was treated with Equate Nts 14mg, Clear. After Equate was administered, patient encountered several Equate side effects: abnormal dreams, depression, therapeutic response unexpected. Equate Nts 14mg, Clear dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Dizziness, Hot Flush, Vision Blurred, Dyspnoea
Patient was taking Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: dizziness, hot flush, vision blurred, dyspnoea on Dec 13, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 25 years of age, weighting 130.1 lb, was diagnosed with and. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Pain In Extremity, Application Site Pain
Adverse event was reported on Dec 13, 2013 by a Male taking Equate Nts 21mg, Clear (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 21 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, Patient felt the following Equate side effects: pain in extremity, application site pain.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Pruritus
on Dec 13, 2013 Female from US , 42 years of age, weighting 229.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. After Equate was administered, patient encountered several Equate side effects: pruritus. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

Application Site Pain, Application Site Rash
on Dec 13, 2013 Male from US , 31 years of age, weighting 299.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Equate Nts 21mg, Clear. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Equate side effects: application site pain, application site rash. Equate Nts 21mg, Clear dosage: N/A.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative EQUATE Names:ACETAMINO ALUMINUM ASPIRIN AVOBENZON BACITRACI BENZOCAIN BENZOYL P BISMUTH S BROMPHENI CALCIUM C CALCIUM P CAMPHOR, CARBOXYME CETIRIZIN COCOA BUT DEXTROMET DEXTROSE DIPHENHYD DOXYLAMIN ENSULIZOL FAMOTIDIN FEXOFENAD GLYCERIN, GUAIFENES HYDROCORT IBUPROFEN KETOTIFEN LANOLIN, LOPERAMID LORATADIN MAGNESIUM MENTHOL MICONAZOL MINERAL O MINOXIDIL NAPROXEN NEOMYCIN, NICOTINE OCTINOXAT OMEPRAZOL OXYMETAZO PHENOL PHENYLEPH PIPERONYL POLYETHYL PSEUDOEPH PSYLLIUM RANITIDIN SALICYLIC SALINE SELENIUM SIMETHICO TERBINAFI TIOCONAZO TOLNAFTAT TRICLOSAN WITCH HAZ ZINC OXID

Active Ingredient: ACETAMINO ALUMINUM ASPIRIN AVOBENZON BACITRACI BENZOCAIN BENZOYL P BISMUTH S BROMPHENI CALCIUM C CALCIUM P CAMPHOR ( CARBOXYME CETIRIZIN COCOA BUT DEXTROMET DEXTROSE; DIMETHICO DIPHENHYD DOXYLAMIN ENSULIZOL FAMOTIDIN FEXOFENAD GLYCERIN; GUAIFENES HYDROCORT IBUPROFEN KETOTIFEN LANOLIN; LOPERAMID LORATADIN MAGNESIUM MENTHOL MICONAZOL MINERAL O MINOXIDIL NAPROXEN NEOMYCIN NICOTINE OCTINOXAT OMEPRAZOL OXYMETAZO PHENOL PHENYLEPH PIPERONYL POLYETHYL PSEUDOEPH PSYLLIUM RANITIDIN SALICYLIC SELENIUM SODIUM PH TERBINAFI TIOCONAZO TOLNAFTAT TRICLOSAN WITCH HAZ ZINC OXID

More About Equate

Side Effects reported to FDA: 807

Equate safety alerts: 2011

Reported deaths: 1

Reported hospitalizations: 2

H & P Industries Povidone Iodine Swabsticks, Prep Solutions, Scrub Solutions, and Prep Gel: Recall - Inadequate Microbial Testing

 

Multiple brands affected - listed below

[UPDATED 09/25/2012] Custom Medical Specialties, Inc., Custom HSG Tray, Hysteroscopic Sterilization Pack, Custom Vein Tray, Custom Amnio Tray, Fox Chase Specials Pack, Abington Radiology Drainage Pack, Custom CT Biopsy Tray, HSG Tray, Custom Myelogram Tray, and Hysteroscopy Sterile Procedure Kit. Class 1 Recall. The custom surgical kits contain Povidone Iodine Prep solution that had previously been recalled by H & P Industries, Inc. The manufacturer did not conduct any microbial testing and the products did not meet proper finished specifications. These products may cause serious adverse health consequences, including death. See the Recall Notice for a listing of affected brand names and lot numbers.

 

[Posted 08/27/2011]

AUDIENCE: Pharmacy, Consumer, Risk Manager

ISSUE: H & P Industries and FDA notified health professionals and the public of a recall of all lots (lots beginning with 8J-8M, 9A-9M, 0A-0M, 1A-1C) of Povidone Iodine Swabsticks, Prep Solutions, Scrub Solutions, and Prep Gel. H & P Industries, Inc. manufactured these Povidone Iodine products without having in place a system for microbial testing at the time of release, without having a system for testing of incoming components, and without having procedures designed and established to prevent objectionable microorganisms in these drug products. Patients undergoing medical and surgical procedures, including those who are immunocompromised, have a high risk of infection from antiseptic surgical preparations that have been prepared, packaged, or held under insanitary conditions. This recall has been initiated at the request of FDA.

BACKGROUND: Povidone Iodine Swabsticks, Povidone Iodine Prep Solutions, Povidone Iodine Scrub Solutions, and Povidone Iodine Prep Gel are labeled as an antiseptic for preparation of the skin prior to surgery, and are used to prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes and burns. The Povidone Iodine Scrub solutions are labeled also for use as a surgical hand scrub for health care professionals. The Povidone Iodine products were distributed nationwide to healthcare customers. The swabsticks are packaged in individual packets of 1 or 3 swabs and the Prep Solution, Scrub Solution and Prep Gel are sold in bottles.

RECOMMENDATION: Specific customers distributing the product and selling it at the wholesale and hospital level are being notified by e-mail with instructions on how to return the product. Consumers that have any of these types of products in their possession should not use the product and should return it to the place it was purchased.

Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:

  • Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.htm
  • Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
 
[09/25/2012 - Recall Notice - FDA] 
[08/24/2011 - Press Release - H&P Industries, Inc]


Swabsticks
Amerinet
Cardinal Health
Nova Plus
PSS Select - Select Medical Products
Triad
Triad Plus
 
Prep Solutions
American Fare - Smart Sense, Kmart
Amerinet
Equaline, Albertson's
Fred's
Good Neighbor - Good Neighbor Pharmacy, Amerisource Bergen
Good Sense - Geiss, Destin & Dunn, Inc.
Leader - Cardinal Health
Major
Meijer
Nova Plus
Premiere Value - Chain Drug Consortium
PSS Select - Select Medical Products. PSS World Medical
Triad - Triadine
Triad Plus
Walgreens
Winn Dixie - Medic
 
Gel
Triad Plus
 
Scrub
Amerinet
Nova Plus
Triad
Triad Plus

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