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  1. FDA Warns Firms Selling Unapproved Drugs

    Nine drug companies selling 14 prescription narcotics are the latest target of the FDA's effort to bring thousands of unapproved drugs under FDA scrutiny.

  2. FDA OKs Asthma Drug for COPD

    The FDA has approved the use of Symbicort pMDI (pressurized metered-dose inhaler), which is used to treat asthma, to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).

  3. FDA OKs New Gout Drug Uloric

    The FDA has approved Uloric, the first new gout drug in more than 40 years, according to Uloric's maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

  4. New Drug From Genetically Engineered Goat

    The FDA today approved Atryn, the first drug made from genetically genetically engineered animals.

  5. FDA OKs New GERD Drug Kapidex

    The FDA has approved Kapidex delayed-release capsules as a once-daily treatment for gastoesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and for erosive esophagitis, which is GERD-related damage to the esophagus.

  6. Prenatal Vitamins, Iron Recalled

    Ethex Corp. has extended its generic-drug recall to include prescription prenatal vitamins and iron supplements.

  7. Psoriasis Ointment Gets FDA Approval

    A new topical psoriasis treatment, Vectical ointment, is the first FDA-approved drug to contain calcitriol, the active form of vitamin D3.

  8. FDA: No Suicide Risk From Singulair

    The FDA announced that it sees no sign of an association between the asthma drugs Singulair, Accolate, Zyflo, Zyflo CR and suicide risk.

  9. FDA Panel OKs Drug From Goats

    An FDA advisory committee today recommended the approval of Atryn, which may become the first approved drug made from genetically engineered animals.

  10. FDA OKs New Acne Gel Epiduo

    The FDA has approved a new prescription acne gel called Epiduo for use in patients 12 and older.

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