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  1. New Arthritis Drug Xeljanz Gets FDA Approval

    The FDA has approved Pfizer's Xeljanz (tofacitinib), a first-of-its-kind treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

  2. 2nd Pharmacy Recalls Thousands of Drugs

    Ameridose, a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy closely linked to the NECC pharmacy at the heart of the fungal meningitis outbreak, today recalled thousands of drugs sold to hospitals across the U.S.

  3. FDA Approves Synribo for Drug-Resistant Leukemia

    The FDA has approved Teva's Synribo (omacetaxine mepesuccinate) for treating adults with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).

  4. Epilepsy Drug Fycompa Approved by FDA

    Fycompa (perampanel) has received FDA approval for the treatment of partial onset seizures among epilepsy patients age 12 and older.

  5. Meningitis Outbreak Death Toll Rising

    The death toll continues to rise in the outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid pain shots from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

  6. High-Dose Generic Wellbutrin XL Withdrawn

    The FDA has withdrawn its approval of Teva's Budeprion XL 300-mg tablets, a generic version of GSK's Wellbutrin XL extended-relief antidepressant.

  7. Weight Loss Pill Qsymia Now for Sale

    The weight loss pill Qsymia is now for sale from certified online pharmacies.

  8. New Leukemia Drug Gets FDA Nod

    The FDA has approved Pfizer's Bosulif for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) for patients who do not respond to or who cannot tolerate other treatments.

  9. New IBS Drug Linzess Approved

    The FDA today approved Linzess, a new kind of drug that relieves constipation and pain for some adults with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  10. New 1-a-Day HIV Treatment Approved

    The FDA has approved Stribild, the much anticipated once-daily "quad" HIV pill from Gilead Sciences.

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