News tagged with drug approvals

FDA reversal OKs morphine painkiller for dying

(AP) -- A liquid morphine painkiller given by family caregivers to dying patients can remain on the market, federal regulators have decided after hearing protests over their decision to remove it. The Food and Drug Administration ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Medications
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Drug industry advocates join chorus to split FDA

(AP) -- As momentum builds to rework the nation's food-safety system after a salmonella outbreak linked to peanuts, the drug industry is hoping for a happy side effect: faster approvals for new medicines.

dateMar 22, 2009 in Other
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