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  1. FDA Approves Skin Patch for Migraines

    The FDA has approved the Zecuity (sumatriptan) skin patch system for treatment of adults who have migraine with or without aura. The single-use, battery-powered patch offers relief of migraine-related nausea as well as migraine headache pain.

  2. FDA Requires Lower Dosage for Popular Sleep Drugs

    The FDA is requiring manufacturers of certain popular sleep medications such as Ambien and Zolpimist to cut current recommended doses in half for women.

  3. FDA Approves New Blood Thinner Eliquis

    The FDA has approved the blood thinner Eliquis to prevent stroke in people with atrial fibrillation.

  4. Recall of More Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen Tablets

    More lots of the combination painkiller hydrocodone-acetaminophen are being recalled by Mylan Institutional. The new alert follows a nationwide recall of 101 lots of the drugs issued by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals that occurred earlier this month.

  5. FDA Approves Tamiflu for Infants

    Children as young as 2 weeks old may now be treated for the flu with Tamiflu.

  6. FDA Warns of Fatal Rash From Hep C Drug Incivek

    The FDA warned people taking the hepatitis C drug Incivek (telaprevir) that it has received reports of a serious skin rash from the medication, which has led to several deaths.

  7. Generic Lipitor Recall

    Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc., a major maker of generic Lipitor, has issued a massive recall of the cholesterol-cutting tablets, which may be contaminated with tiny glass shards.

  8. New Arthritis Drug Xeljanz Gets FDA Approval

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

  9. 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.

  10. FDA Approves Synribo for Drug-Resistant Leukemia

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

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