Ever wonder how millions of people can be exposed to the deadly side effects of a medication before they receive warning?
Diflucan (fluconazole) is a medicine designed to treat fungal infections, but it has recently been scrutinized for an alleged tie to birth defects. Many scientists believe that when pregnant women take high doses of Diflucan, the fetus faces an increased risk of birth defects.
In a nearly-unbelievable mistake, Pfizer has issued over 1 million packets of birth control pills that may be ineffective. The pharmaceutical firm is scrambling to recall the drugs, but many women have unknowingly been exposed to an increased risk of pregnancy.