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  1. FDA Warning on Stop-Smoking Drugs

    The FDA warns that bizarre behavior -- including suicide -- is linked to the stop-smoking drugs Chantix and Zyban. The drugs won't be banned, but will carry warning labels.

  2. Stamina-Rx Supplements Recalled

    Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Norcross, Ga., is recalling all lots of its dietary supplement Stamina-Rx because it contains an unapproved drug, benzamidenafil, which may pose health risks.

  3. FDA: Some Zicam Cold Remedies Are Risky

    The FDA today advised people not to use Zicam intranasal products that contain zinc, due to the risk of anosmia (loss of the sense of smell), which may be long-lasting or permanent.

  4. 4 Asthma Drugs Get New Precaution

    The FDA is asking the makers of Singulair, Accolate, Zyflo, and Zyflo CR to include a precaution on those drugs' labels about reports of behavior or mood changes.

  5. New Use for Active Ingredient of Cialis

    The FDA has OK'd Adcirca to help exercise ability in pulmonary artery hypertension patients; Adcirca is made with the active ingredient in the ED drug Cialis.

  6. Bacterial Conjunctivitis Drug Besivance Approved

    The FDA has approved a new antibacterial eyedrop called Besivance to treat bacterial conjunctivitis, which is commonly called "pinkeye."

  7. FDA OKs Cimzia for Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The FDA has approved the Crohn's disease drug Cimzia to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults, says the drug's maker, UCB.

  8. Heartburn Drug Prevacid Goes Over the Counter

    The FDA has approved the heartburn drug Prevacid 24 HR for sale without a prescription, according to Novartis, the drug company that makes Prevacid 24HR.

  9. New Diabetes Drug Cycloset Approved

    The FDA has approved a new drug, called Cycloset, to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes, in addition to diet and exercise.

  10. Testosterone Gels Risky to Children

    The FDA is ordering a "black box" warning -- the FDA's sternest warning -- for two prescription topical testosterone gel products, AndroGel 1% and Testim 1%.

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