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  1. FDA OKs New Antidepressant Pristiq

    The FDA has approved Pristiq, an antidepressant chemically similar to Wyeth's Effexor XR.

  2. FDA OKs Nexium for Kids 1-11

    The FDA has approved short-term use of the drug Nexium for kids age 1-11 with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

  3. FDA Warns of Tysabri Liver Risk

    The FDA says Tysabri, a drug that treats multiple sclerosis and Crohn's disease, is getting a new warning about possible liver risks.

  4. FDA Warns of Allergy to Denture Cleansers

    Use denture cleansers? The FDA wants to you to make sure you use those products as directed because of a possible risk of allergic reaction.

  5. FDA Probes 4 Heparin Deaths

    The FDA today announced that Baxter Healthcare has temporarily stopped making multiple-dose vials of the injectable blood-thinning drug heparin due to recent reports of four deaths and other serious reactions.

  6. FDA Checks Reports of Botox Risks

    The FDA says it's investigating reports of serious adverse events including death and respiratory failure linked with Botox, Botox Cosmetic, and Myobloc.

  7. Suicide Warning for Antismoking Drug

    Federal officials warn that the antismoking drug Chantix may be linked to suicides in some patients.

  8. Stronger Warning for Birth Control Patch

    The FDA has strengthened its warning on the risk of serious blood clots in women using the Ortho Evra birth control skin patch.

  9. FDA: No Cold, Cough Medicines for Babies

    WebMD brings baby cold medicine safety information from the FDA including which cough and cold medications are not safe for infant and children under 2.

  10. FDA OKs Tysabri for Crohn's Disease

    The FDA has approved the multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri for the treatment of moderate to severe Crohn's disease.

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