FDA said the manufacturer of dietary supplements containing kratom, a natural opioid used to treat opioid use disorder, agreed to destroy the supplements, and is again warning the public about kratom.
FDA should provide better education about biosimilar drugs on the agency’s web site dedicated to biosimilars, a patient advocacy group said.
FDA recently approved 3 major drugs to treat lung cancer, prostate cancer, and cystic fibrosis. Here are the top 3 new drug approvals.
Due to the increased use of illicit fentanyl mixed with heroin and used in counterfeit prescription drugs, the DEA placed all illicit fentanyl analogues not already regulated by the Controlled Substances Act into Schedule I.
A pharmacist organization is among the supporters of a new Medicare Part D proposal, which calls for a 7-day supply limit on opioid prescriptions.
FDA is adding a Boxed Warning, its most prominent warning, on a liver disease medicine.
FDA approved Allergan's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the approved use of ceftazidime and avibactam (Avycaz) to include 2 types of pneumonia.
A pharmaceutical formulation of purified cannabidiol, a cannabinoid without euphoric side effects, is expected to launch in the second half of this year.
A patient advocacy group is criticizing the hefty price tag of a new treatment for blindness.
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus often self-manage their corticosteroid medication without the consent of their healthcare providers, according to a recent multicountry survey.