News tagged with food and drug administration

FDA approves first new drug for lupus in 56 years

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective ...

dateMar 10, 2011 in Medications
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FDA cracks down on untested cold medicines

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says it will remove roughly 500 unapproved cold and allergy medications from the market as part of an ongoing campaign cracking down on ineffective prescription medications.

dateMar 02, 2011 in Medications
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Merck says US rejects its MS drug

German pharmaceutical group Merck KgaA said Wednesday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has refused to approve use of its multiple sclerosis treatment Cladribine.

dateMar 02, 2011 in Medications
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