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  1. 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.

  2. Prenatal Vitamins, Iron Recalled

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. FDA OKs New Acne Gel Epiduo

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

  7. FDA OKs 1st Eyelash Drug Latisse

    The FDA has approved Latisse, the first drug to promote eyelash growth, according to Allergan, the company that makes Latisse.

  8. FDA Warns of Risky Weight Loss Pills

    The FDA today warned consumers not to buy or use more than 25 products marketed for weight loss because they contain undeclared, active pharmaceutical ingredients that may be risky.

  9. Oral Spray Sleep Drug Zolpimist Approved

    The FDA has approved a prescription oral spray called Zolpimist, which contains the sleep drug Ambien's active ingredient, for the short-term treatment of insomnia due to trouble falling asleep.

  10. Epilepsy Drugs Get Suicide Risk Warning

    The FDA today announced that it will require makers of epilepsy drugs to add a warning about increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors to the products' prescribing information or labeling.

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